Cannabis in Indonesia
Cannabis in Indonesia is illegal.
Minimum sentence of four years in prison (additional fines may apply) if caught in possession. 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.
Cannabis was banned in Indonesia in 1927, during the Dutch colonial period.
- “Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia No. 35 Tahun 2009 tentang Narkotika” (PDF). BNN RI. Retrieved 3 May 2013.
- Thomas H. Slone (2003). Prokem. Masalai Press. pp. 26–. ISBN 978-0-9714127-5-0.