A middle-aged American man was arrested in Badung by Bali police for possession of seven bottles of liquid marijuana.
He advised the authorities that he’s a most cancers affected person and wishes marijuana extract for remedy.
The 47-year-old Californian, recognized solely by his initials JPC, was arrested by the Denpasar Police final Thursday at his residence in Dalung, North Kuta. The regulation enforcers discovered seven bottles that they suspected to comprise liquefied hashish that was delivered from Thailand.
Denpasar Police Chief Bambang Yugo Pamungkas mentioned right now that the authorities obtained a notification from the customs workplace, which led to the arrest final week.
To the police, JPC admitted that the seven bottles had been a part of the second cargo of the products to the Island of Gods, the place he has resided on-and-off prior to now two years.
“We’re nonetheless investigating [the network],” Bambang added.
JPC advised the authorities that he has been affected by most cancers for 5 years, and thus wants the liquid hashish for remedy. Bambang, nonetheless, mentioned that JPC didn’t present the authorities with any proof to again his declare.
Regardless of ongoing research on cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) as most cancers remedy, Indonesian regulation nonetheless categorizes any type of marijuana and its derivatives as unlawful (for now, a minimum of).
Below Indonesian regulation, JPC might resist 12 years behind bars if confirmed responsible.