Arrests and seizures

A Beit Shemesh resident sold fake medical cannabis bags to minors

A resident of Beit Shemesh, an 30 son, was arrested on suspicion of filling fake bags of medical cannabis and selling it to minors aged about 16. His arrest was extended until further notice.

A severe indictment involving 16 charges of possession and drug trafficking was filed against a resident of Beit Shemesh. His arrest has been extended to another post.

Two weeks ago, police seized on the suspect's home, as an 30 son, bags of cannabis weights not for self-use.

In addition, over NIS 7,000 were found in cash and empty bags printed to look like medical cannabis bags marketed to patients in Israel.

Perception of fake medical cannabis bags
The loot that was seized by a resident of Beit Shemen, 30

It is suspected that the fake medical cannabis bags filled the cannabis he purchased in the black market and sold them to his customers through a messaging app.

According to the police, the cannabis was sold to at least 15 clients, some of whom were minors as 16 from the Jerusalem area.

This phenomenon of forging medical cannabis bags to raise value in the black market is not a new phenomenon. She Was first exposed In Cannabis Magazine about two years ago And again About three months ago.

Police said: “This is a serious indictment, as the suspect allegedly suspected that some of his clients were underage and, of course, in contravention of the law, the drugs they provided, thus bringing them into real health danger. We will continue to use all the tools at our disposal to eradicate the dangerous drug trafficking phenomenon and bring the suspects. ”


Cannabis fines

(Starting with 1 in April 2019)

Based on a figure revealed by Minister Erdan. Police refuse to reveal official figureDetails here)

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