The number of young people recorded as taking cannabis in Hong Kong has increased from 154 in 2018 to 228 the following year. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong’s drugs tsar links rising cannabis use among young people with legalisation overseas

  • Amid overall decline in drug-taking, number of people using marijuana increases, fuelled by 50 per cent rise among under-21s
  • Government’s top adviser on drugs connects the trend with legalisation in regions including North America
Topic |   Drugs
The number of young people recorded as taking cannabis in Hong Kong has increased from 154 in 2018 to 228 the following year. Photo: EPA-EFE
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