China Set to Pass First Anti-drug Law – Reuters

A new law is in the works to fight drug-related crimes and addiction, according to Reuters:

Lawmakers will review from Sunday a final draft of the bill with revisions that included raising the age limit for compulsory rehabilitation to 16 from 14.

Opium, heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine hydrochloride — commonly known as “ice” — as well as morphine and cocaine were listed as banned drugs in the draft, Xinhua said. [Full text]

December 23, 2007 9:56 AM
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