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NARCOTICS OFFENCES

The Dangerous Drug Ordinance - Chapter 134

Penalties for Narcotics Offences

  • Any person who traffics in a dangerous drug shall be liable upon conviction to a fine of HK$5,000,000 and   imprisonment for life . [trafficking includes selling or giving away any amount of a dangerous drug]

  • Any person who manufactures a dangerous drug, shall be liable upon conviction to a fine of HK$ 5,000,000 and   imprisonment for life .

  • Any person who has in his possession; or smokes, inhales, ingest or injects a dangerous drug, shall be liable upon conviction to a fine HK$ 1,000,000 and imprisonment for 7 years .

  • Any person who has in his possession any pipe, equipment or apparatus fit and intended for the smoking, inhalation, ingestion or injection of a dangerous drug, shall be liable upon conviction to a fine of HK$10,000 and  imprisonment for 3 years .

  • Any person who cultivates any plant of the genus cannabis or opium poppy, shall be liable upon conviction to a fine of HK$ 100,000 and  imprisonment for 15 years .