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Narcotics Commission busts drug ring

The Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC), has seized about 5,700kg of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis worth a street value of about...

Cannabis production applications flood Narcotics Commission

The Narcotics Control Commission has reminded all that the use of cannabis is illegal and a criminal offence in the country in...

Narcotics commission destroys $3 million cocaine haul

The Narcotics Control Commission has destroyed $3 million worth of cocaine which was seized in a joint operation at the Terminal Three...

Narcotics Commission cautions public against paying monies to acquire license for ‘wee’ cultivation

The Narcotics Control Commission has cautioned persons interested in cultivating cannabis in the country against paying monies to individuals or groups promising...

Parliament was not transparent in passing Narcotics Control Commission Act – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court says Parliament did not act transparently in the passage of the Narcotics Control Commission Act. 

Narcotics Control Commission to regulate growth, use of cannabis

The Narcotics Control Commission (NCC) says it is considering regulating the growth and distribution of cannabis across the country while exploring its...

Majid Michel reveals details of encounter with Narcotics Control Commission after comments on weed

Actor Majid Michel has revealed that officers from the Narcotic Control Commission arrested and interrogated him after talking about his experience with...

No licence for cannabis business yet — Narcotics Control Commission

The Narcotics Control Commission (NCC) has warned the public against the cultivation of narcotic plants or the establishment of a business related...

Convicted former NPP MP not member of Narcotics Control Commission

The Narcotics Control Commission has denied reports that Eric Amoateng, a former Member of Parliament for Nkoranza North was a member of...

Ghana identified as transit country for drug trafficking – British High Commission

The British High Commission in Ghana has revealed that the country has been noted on the global radar as a transit country for drug...

Farmer jailed 10 years for possessing narcotics

A 31-year-old farmer has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by the Asamankese Circuit Court for possession of narcotic drugs contrary to...

Germany donates vehicle to Narcotic Commission

The German government has presented a customised Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicle valued at €77,000 to the Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC) at the Ministry...

Interior Minister sends strong warning to Gaming Commission

Government has challenged the newly inducted Governing Board of the Gaming Commission to mitigate underage gaming in vulnerable communities.

Supreme Court strikes out law on cultivation of ‘wee’ in Ghana

The Supreme Court has declared as unconstitutional the law which permits license to be granted for the cultivation of cannabis or ‘wee’...

Woman, 41, arrested with 27 slabs of marijuana remanded

The Nkwanta South District Magistrate Court in the Oti Region has remanded 41-year-old, Margaret Chapo, into prison custody. Madam...

Supreme Court on why it struck out licence to grow cannabis

The Supreme Court has held that it struck out the law on licence to grow cannabis popularly known as 'wee' because Parliament...

Largest ‘wee’ farm uncovered at Afram Plains, 5 arrested for cultivating 80 hectare cannabis...

The largest cannabis farm ever has been discovered at Afram Plains in the Eastern Region.The 80-hectare cannabis farm was discovered in the...

Immigration Service intercepts sacks of suspected Indian hemp at Nyive

Personnel at the Ghana Immigration Service’s Nyive Sector Command in the Volta Region have intercepted 2,497 slabs of substances suspected to be...

GIS intercepts 2,497 slabs of suspected Indian hemp

Officers at the Nyive Sector Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) in the Volta Region have intercepted 2,497 slabs of substances...

Farmer jailed 7 years for cultivating marijuana

Eric Adrah, a 45-year-old farmer, has been sentenced to seven years in prison for unlawfully cultivating a narcotic plant.

GH¢17.5m worth of ‘wee’ seized in Ho

A joint security operation has led to the interception of 17,522 slabs of cannabis with street value of GH¢17,522.000 in Ho in...

National Security Minister pays courtesy call on National Chief Imam

The National Security Ministry led by Albert Kan-Dapaah, the sector Minister, paid a courtesy call on Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, National Chief...

46-year-old woman arrested with drugs at Kotoka Airport

Officers of the Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC) have intercepted substances suspected to be narcotics in separate operations in Accra and Woe in...

Majid Michel sends important message to atheists

Ghanaian actor turned evangelist, Majid Michel is urging unbelievers to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and personal saviour.

4 Ghanaians jailed in UK for smuggling cocaine

A joint operation between Ghanaian officials and their counterparts from the United Kingdom has led to the arrest of four suspected drug...

80-acre marijuana farm destroyed at Liati-Dafonu by security agencies

The Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC) has discovered and destroyed a large cannabis cultivation (wee farm) at Liati Dafonu in the Afadjato South...

4 including pregnant woman arrested for cultivating cannabis in Volta Region [Photos]

A pregnant woman, a nursing mother, and two others have been arrested while working on a cannabis farm at Liati Dafornu in...
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Head porter fined ¢120k for possessing narcotic plant

The Asamankese Circuit Court has convicted a 34-year-old head porter to a fine of GH¢120,000 for possessing a narcotic plant.

Not all leaves are created equal – Ras Mubarak writes on Cannabis

Not all leaves are created equal. Cannabis, which some call marijuana or ganja, is certainly in a class of its own.

My govt has taken the boldest initiatives ever to fight corruption – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo says his government has undertaken, arguably, the boldest initiatives since independence to reform and strengthen the capacity of the...

‘Narcotic drugs not legalised’

The Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC) has warned the public not to see the new Narcotics Control Commission Act, 2020 (Act 1019) as...

NACOC, police intercept 9,752 slabs of cannabis [Photos]

The Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC), in collaboration with the Volta Regional Police Command, has seized 9,752 slabs of cannabis.

GIS intercepts 1,550 parcels of suspected cannabis at Klave border

The Honuta command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has intercepted 1,550 parcels of suspected cannabis at the Klave border enclave.
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COP George Dampare named acting IGP

The presidency has appointed COP Dr George Akuffo Dampare as Ag. Inspector General of Police (IGP) with effect from August 1.

Over 3,000g of cocaine intercepted at Dabala Junction

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has intercepted 3,229.4 grammes of a substance suspected to be cocaine.

Marijuana farming to be legalised in Ghana

Ghana has initiated processes to legalise the farming or cultivation of Indian hemp (weed) under license. In 2020, some...

Galamsey: OccupyGhana chides Akufo-Addo over burning of excavators

Pressure Group, OccupyGhana, has described President Nana Akufo-Addo’s endorsement of the ‘burn-on-sight’ approach adopted by operatives of Operation Halt, as unfortunate.
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House of Chiefs President supports burning of mining equipment in forest reserves

President of the National House of Chiefs has hit back at critics over the government’s decision to destroy equipment used in illegal mining...

US presents security equipment to Ghana Airports Company

The United States (US) has presented one body scanner and nine explosives and narcotics trace detectors to the Ghana Airports Company Limited...

Former National Security Advisor reported dead!

Joshua Hamidu, a former National Security Advisor under the erstwhile John Agyekum Kufuor administration, has been reported dead.