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  1. FROM THE VAULT: 1976

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... Andrew Dembina Legalise It Peter Tosh (Virgin) Could it be that because Peter Tosh's first solo album (after Jamaican reggae band The Wailers broke up) advocated marijuana, he didn't get the same airplay as fellow ex-Wailer and subtler puffer Bo ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Force of habits: the end for global drug prohibition?

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:20pm by MCT

    ... there were 41; in 2012, 73. Similar figures are reported from around the world. These drugs cater to all sorts of tastes. Many are synthetic versions of cannabis. Some are herbal. Others ... A 2010 study by Chris Wilkins, from New Zealand's Massey University, found that 86 per cent of BZP users combined the pills with other drugs- usually alcohol but also cannabis and ecstasy. ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Slaves freed from UK traveller's site

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 03:33am by GDN

    ... were arrested in connection with slavery offences and five were detained on suspicion of offences including cannabis production, money laundering and handling stolen goods. Police said a significant sum of cash was found at one of the addresses, while a trailer, believed to be stolen, and cannabis plants were seized at a farm. The force said that it had launched an investigation ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Darker dangers ignored in Hong Kong's youth drug abuse figures

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by JINGAN YOUNG

    ... nickname, "down in Hong Kong, down the K-Hole". Cannabis, it seems, has taken its place as the drug of choice. The overall drop may be good news, but what about the large number ...

  5. Marijuana farm in Kowloon City flat

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police yesterday uncovered an indoor marijuana farm in a Kowloon City flat after a tip-off. They found 400 fully grown plants and hundreds of cannabis ... ventilation system, using cooker hoods, was used to dissipate the strong smell of the cannabis plants. 'Each cubicle had two to three cooker hoods connected to ventilation pipes and fitted ...

  6. City Briefs

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hours. Man faces court after seizure of cannabis haul Customs officers raided a greenhouse in an industrial building in Fo Tan on Wednesday, arresting a 38-year-old man and seizing 267 potted cannabis plants and 2.3kg of cannabis. A police spokesman said officers found a further 1.4kg of cannabis at the man's home. Police said the haul would be worth about HK$410,000 if sold ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Illegal parking again

    Posted May 20th 2014, 12:51am by Howard Winn

    ... not consider sacred. A scan of Japan's latest tariff schedules reveals, for example, zero tariffs on the import of extracts or tincture of cannabis and crude cocaine, and opium.   A Mandarin ...

  8. Police seize $2.84m haul of Ice in hotel raid

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... arrested four suspects who are due to appear in court today. The 13kg of seized drugs included Ice and cannabis with a total value of $3.2 million. The drugs were found separately in two operations ... cannabis and arresting a 28-year-old man. Officers found 5kg of cannabis inside a suitcase that a man was carrying when he was arrested about 4pm on Saturday. Another 3.5kg of suspected cannabis ...

  9. Singer may be detained for weeks

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Hong Kong Canto-pop singer Jill Vidal who was arrested in Japan last month over alleged possession of cannabis could be detained for another two weeks, according to her ... were called in and subsequently found a rolled-up cigarette containing about 0.2 gram of cannabis in their luggage. Kwan reportedly told Japanese police that he had brought the cigarette ...

  10. News - World - DRUGS

    Uruguay makes the growing, sale and smoking of marijuana legal

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Montevideo, Uruguay State takes control of marijuana market in experiment that will be watched by other nations Uruguay legalises cannabis trade Uruguay has become the first ... "Cultivating freedom, Uruguay grows". Cannabis consumers will be able to buy a maximum of 40 grams of the drug each month from licensed pharmacies as long as they are Uruguayan residents over ...




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