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The common types of dangerous drugs are stimulants, hypnotics, tranquilizers and sedatives. Examples are opium, morphine, heroin, cannabis, cocaine and amphetamines. A list of dangerous drugs is stipulated under Schedule 1 of the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, Chapter 134, Laws of Hong Kong (Opens a new window) .

Importation of dangerous drugs requires an import licence and import certificate issued by the Department of Health (Opens a new window) . A valid export authorization or diversion certificate from the exporting country will also be required.

Dangerous Drugs