Malaysian Politicians Say Weed-Infused Product Addressed to Them Isn’t Theirs

Malaysian Politicians Say Weed-Infused Product Addressed to Them Isn’t Theirs

Two Malaysian politicians, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Economy Minister Rafiz Ramli, laughed at the discovery that a package addressed to them contained THC-enriched toothpaste. Said he didn’t know where it came from.

On March 10, Sepang district police seized a package believed to contain tubes of THC-infused toothpaste addressed to two politicians at a delivery depot in Pulau Meranti near Putrajaya. Parcels are sent anonymously, perhaps as a prank.

The toothpaste is labeled ‘Happy Green’, a pattern of green and white fan leaves, and the item was purchased through an online shopping platform with an address in Indonesia.

Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli held a press conference at the parliament building in Kuala Lumpur to discuss the issue. “I think it’s useless,” Ramli joked. “Because it doesn’t take weeds.” Both politicians claim they have no idea why the parcel was addressed to them.

“I don’t know, but the package was for me and the Prime Minister,” he said. Said“I don’t pick weeds, so I just hand them over to the police.” ahRafizi is also Vice President of Datuk Seri Anwar of Parti Keadilan Rakyat, a constituent party of Pakatan Harapan. He also mentioned several other more serious issues in his press conference, and the incident does not appear to have led to any serious arrests.

Sepang district police chief of staff Wan Kamalul Azlan Wan Yusof said in a statement that officers working at the provincial investigation office had filed a police report on the parcel after receiving information from the delivery service. said. According to the chief, at around 6:30 pm on March 10, two police officers and an informant went to a delivery center in Sepang, where the package was confiscated.

Lawsuits are ongoing because the product is prohibited in: Dangerous Drugs Act of 1952Prohibit possession of raw opium, coca leaves, poppy seeds and cannabis.

The joke really isn’t funny for a country known for imposing capital punishment on drug-related crimes. He had sentenced the dealer to death.

Fortunately, Malaysia’s Cabinet has agreed to end mandatory death sentences for 12 crimes, including non-violent drug offenses, on 10 June 2022. The move comes four years after the government imposed a moratorium on executions. The reason this is so important is that most death row prisoners in Malaysia are convicted of drug offenses.

Human rights defenders in the region are cautiously optimistic. but, Phil RobertsonHuman Rights Watch’s Asia deputy director said at the time that people should not celebrate until the changes are codified in law.

As of February this year, according to information provided by the government, 1,341 people were on death row, of whom 905 were convicted of “drug trafficking.”

On 30 August 2016, a Malaysian judge sentenced Muhammad Ruqman bin Mohamad to death.

According to local news sauce In Malaysia, Lukman was arrested when authorities found just over three liters of cannabis oil. Additionally, he was found in possession of his 279 grams of compressed cannabis. Specifically, he was found guilty of violating his 1952 Malaysian Dangerous Drugs Act.

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