Cannabis in Indonesia

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Cannabis in Indonesia is illegal.

Enforcement[edit]

Minimum sentence of four years in prison (additional fines may apply) if caught in possession.[1] However, if the user voluntarily reports himself/herself to the police, or is reported by his/her family, the charges will be dropped in accordance to 2009 Narcotics Act, article 24 paragraph 2, 3, 4.

History[edit]

Cannabis was banned in Indonesia in 1927, during the Dutch colonial period.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia No. 35 Tahun 2009 tentang Narkotika” (PDF). BNN RI. Retrieved 3 May 2013.
  2. ^ Thomas H. Slone (2003). Prokem. Masalai Press. pp. 26–. ISBN 978-0-9714127-5-0.