In Hong Kong, heroin is regulated under Schedule 1 of Hong Kong's Chapter 134 Dangerous Drugs Ordinance. It is available by prescription. Anyone who supplies heroin without a valid prescription can be fined $10,000 (HKD). The penalty for trafficking or manufacturing heroin is a $5,000,000 (HKD) fine and life imprisonment. Possession of heroin without a license from the Department of Health is illegal with a $1,000,000 (HKD) fine and/or 7 years of jail time.
The number of past year initiates of LSD aged 12 or older was 337,000 in 2009, which was similar to the number in 2008 (394,000), but higher than in 2003, when the estimate was 200,000. Past year initiates of PCP decreased from 123,000 in 2002 to 45,000 in 2009.
Marijuana was the most commonly used illicit drug (15.2 million past month users). Among persons aged 12 or older, the rate of past month marijuana use in 2008 (6.1 percent) was similar to the rate in 2007 (5.8 percent).
The rate and the number of persons who were dependent on or were abusing marijuana did not change significantly between 2002 (1.8 percent and 4.3 million) and 2009 (1.7 percent and 4.3 million) and between 2008 (1.7 percent and 4.2 million) and 2009. The rate and the number of persons who were dependent on or were abusing cocaine decreased between 2002 (0.6 percent and 1.5 million) and 2009 (0.4 percent and 1.1 million) and between 2008 (0.6 percent and 1.4 million) and 2009. The rate of persons who were dependent on or were abusing pain relievers remained unchanged between 2002 and 2009 and between 2008 and 2009; however, the number of persons who were dependent on or were abusing pain relievers increased between 2002 (1.5 million) and 2009 (1.9 million), but remained unchanged between 2008 (1.7 million) and 2009. The number of persons who were dependent on or abused heroin increased from 213,000 in 2007 to 399,000 in 2009.
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