The 170kg of cannabis smuggled into Hong Kong between January and May nearly matched the figure for the whole of last year - and a third of it came from Canada, where the drug has been legalised. Photo: Bloomberg
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City faces challenges on total cannabis ban

  • As many parts of world legalise or relax use of drug, the risk of unintentional smuggling by travellers is growing and authorities are in need of more resources

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The 170kg of cannabis smuggled into Hong Kong between January and May nearly matched the figure for the whole of last year - and a third of it came from Canada, where the drug has been legalised. Photo: Bloomberg
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