What is the most common drug in Singapore?
Methamphetamine and heroin remain the two most commonly abused drugs in Singapore. 1,991 methamphetamine abusers (64%) and 848 heroin abusers (27%) were arrested in 2017. Cannabis was the third most-commonly abused drug, with 204 cannabis abusers (7%) arrested in 2017.
Are there drug addicts in Singapore?
SINGAPORE – More drug abusers were arrested by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) last year, with a marked increase in the use of methamphetamine and new psychoactive substances (NPS) among those caught.
Is Acid legal in Singapore?
Illegal traffic of LSD: Up to 20 years of imprisonment and 15 strokes of the cane.
What is the punishment for drugs in Singapore?
The possession, consumption, manufacturing, import, export, or trafficking of these and other controlled drugs in any amount are illegal. Persons caught with less than the Mandatory Death Penalty amounts of these controlled substances face penalties ranging from caning (up to 24 strokes) to life in prison.
How many drug abusers are there in Singapore?
A total of 3,014 drug abusers were arrested in 2020, compared to 3,526 in 2019. This was “likely due to the reduced movement of travellers” across Singapore’s borders which impacted both drug supply and demand, said CNB.
What can you get the death penalty for in Singapore?
The death penalty is prescribed in Singapore for a wide range of offences. However in recent years it is only known to have been imposed for drug trafficking, murder and firearms offences, all of which carry a mandatory death sentence.
Is drug use legal in Portugal?
Many people point to Portugal as an example for the United States to emulate in dealing with illicit drugs. But Portugal’s experience is often misunderstood. Although it decriminalized the use of all illicit drugs in small amounts in 2001, including heroin and cocaine, that’s different from making them legal.
How do I report drug use in Singapore?
Central Narcotics Bureau
- Address: Blk B, Police Cantonment Complex. 393 New Bridge Road. Singapore 088763.
- Tel: 1800 325 6666 (24-hours)
- Fax : 62273978.