True account of a
True Account of a Cannabis Abuser
True Account of a Heroin Abuser
True Account of a Meth Abuser
Commonly Abused Drugs in Singapore
Marijuana, Pot, Grass, Joints, Ganja, Hashish, Weed
Cannabis comes from the hemp plant. It can come in various forms – ‘loose’ cannabis leaves, compressed blocks, corn cob-shaped, oil, etc.
It contains THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) which affect one’s mood – causing euphoria, and also anxiety, disorientation or paranoia.
Cannabis can affect concentration and memory which weakens the abuser’s ability to learn.
Cannabis is classified as a Class A drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act.
Possession or consumption of cannabis:
Illegal traffic, import or export of:
White, Smack, Junk, Powder, Putih, Medicine, Ubat
Heroin is a powerful and very addictive drug that comes in granular, powder or solution form. Heroin No. 4 is white in colour while Heroin No. 3 is more yellowish.
Heroin abusers feel dull and tired very easily. They cannot work properly as they are not able to concentrate.
"Chasing the Dragon", a common method of abuse used by Heroin abusers here, involves heating the Heroin powder and sniffing the fumes through a rolled note.
Possession or consumption of Heroin
'Ice', Glass, Crystal, Speed, 'Quartz', 'Ice Cream', 'Hirropon', 'Ya ba', Shabu or Syabu.
Methamphetamine in its crystallised form is known as methamphetamine hydrochloride. It usually comes in the form of a colourless and odourless crystal that resembles glass fragments or shiny blue-white "rocks" of various sizes. This explains
why it is more commonly known as 'Ice' in Singapore.
Methamphetamine also comes in tablet form. In this form, it is also known as 'Crazy Horse Pill' or 'Ya ba'. Most of the 'Ya ba' tablets found in Singapore are embossed with the 'WY' logo and are green or orange in colour.
Methamphetamine is highly addictive and is a strong stimulant. It has a very strong effect on the central nervous system.
Possession or consumption of methamphetamine:
Manufacture of methamphetamine or any salt of methamphetamine upon conviction is death.
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09 Oct 2019
133 Drug Offenders Arrested. In CNB 4-Day Island-Wide Operation.
27 Sep 2019
Five Arrested in Two Different Operations. Assortment of Drugs Seized, Including 1kg of Heroin.
20 Sep 2019
Suspected Trafficking of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS); Two Arrested
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#DrugFreeSG Carnival on 31 Aug - 1 Sep 2019
Event Start Date: 31 Aug 2019
Event End Date: 01 Sep 2019
#DrugFreeSG Carnival on 13 July 2019
Event Start Date: 13 Jul 2019
Event End Date: 13 Jul 2019
DrugFreeSG Light Up at Marina Bay on 26 June 2019
Event Start Date: 26 Jun 2019
Event End Date: 26 Jun 2019
Launch of anti-drug illustrated book “Captain Drug Buster vs Dr Wacko – The Final Showdown”
Event Start Date: 08 Dec 2018
Event End Date: 08 Dec 2018
The Drug Buster Academy (DBA) is Central Narcotics Bureau’s (CNB) newest mobile Preventive Drug Education (PDE) outreach platform to youths aged 10 to 18. Designed to provide a hi-tech and futuristic learning experience for youths, visitors will go through a learning experience on the dangers and consequences of drugs and inhalant abuse. At the end of the learning experience, visitors will graduate as ‘Drug Busters’ to help keep Singapore drug-free.