Another Western Foreigner Busted for Cannabis

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Re: Another Western foreigner busted for Cannabis

Postby fenlander » 14 Jun 2011, 14:21

RobinTaiwan wrote:Have to agree with HG, here. Unless we get more reliable evidence that he sold dope to his students, all he was caught with is 4 grams of weed. That's just a small personal stash.

400 grams not 4 grams

0.4 kg although it is not clear which part was leaf and what was bud and how much tobacco he had too. But certainly a lot more than 5 grams or is my Chinese reading incorrect?

The reports also say he was teaching his students how to smoke and prepare it for smoking with tobacco.

Again I think that is what it says but Chinese is not my first language.
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Re: Another Western Foreigner Busted for Cannabis

Postby urodacus » 14 Jun 2011, 15:58

Man, those would have been great lessons.

I wonder who the dirty little rat is. If that comes out in court, and it should, let's send the boys around for a bit of a knees-up.
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Re: Another Western Foreigner Busted for Cannabis

Postby NonTocareLeTete » 14 Jun 2011, 20:35

I can't read the article- does it say whether he was selling to underage students or adults?
I'm going to guess that if they don't say in the article, it was adults, in which case he has my sympathy and I hope they're lenient on him...
I'm sure, for the sake of sensationalism, they would have mentioned if it was kids. but if it was kids :no-no: I wouldn't be nearly as sympathetic.
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Re: Another Western Foreigner Busted for Cannabis

Postby the bear » 14 Jun 2011, 20:37

Just so we can be clear....according to the article he was caught with 400 grams of hash, 2 big bags of grass and five bags of seeds....don't know what article HGC is reading. :popcorn:
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Re: Another Western Foreigner Busted for Cannabis

Postby Huang Guang Chen » 14 Jun 2011, 21:00

Like I said, a pitiful amount of pot. Depends on your, erhm, yardstick. Certainly not "unconscionable."

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Re: Another Western foreigner busted for Cannabis

Postby Belgian Pie » 14 Jun 2011, 22:26

fenlander wrote:
RobinTaiwan wrote:Have to agree with HG, here. Unless we get more reliable evidence that he sold dope to his students, all he was caught with is 4 grams of weed. That's just a small personal stash.

400 grams not 4 grams

0.4 kg although it is not clear which part was leaf and what was bud and how much tobacco he had too. But certainly a lot more than 5 grams or is my Chinese reading incorrect?

The reports also say he was teaching his students how to smoke and prepare it for smoking with tobacco.

Again I think that is what it says but Chinese is not my first language.


0.4 kg like metric ... or 0.4 kilo like Taiwan kg ...? It's 20years difference in prison terms ...
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Re: Another Western Foreigner Busted for Cannabis

Postby Huang Guang Chen » 14 Jun 2011, 22:36

It's all the same to the glee club.

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Re: Another Western Foreigner Busted for Cannabis

Postby Hamletintaiwan » 14 Jun 2011, 23:51

Hope I don't look too heartless but what do you think, how long it is going to take till we can see the "banged/locked up abroad" version of this?
I just love that show.
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Re: Another Western Foreigner Busted for Cannabis

Postby viba » 08 Aug 2011, 11:34

Sorry to drag this up but I've been out the country for a month and I'm wondering if there is any update on this. I am a friend with one of the others that were ambushed. I did get my wife to call the detention center at the beginning of July and was told that no visotrs were allowed - presumably while they are preparing their case. Also, although I don't smoke (cigarettes or anything else), I'm a little wary about my name going on a list somewhere.

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Re: Another Western Foreigner Busted for Cannabis

Postby Mother Theresa » 08 Aug 2011, 11:54

Damn. How come I only learn of foreigners with large stashes of dope AFTER they get busted? :neutral:
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