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Taihu Brewing founder arrested in 2nd recent high-profile marijuana case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder of the popular Taiwan craft beer brand Taihu Brewing has been arrested in a case that is believed to be related to marijuana possession. Taihu founder Wu Ts...

Joeman marijuana bust 'waste of time,' says Taiwan lawyer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Taiwan’s most knowledgeable cannabis lawyer” called the arrest of Taiwan YouTuber Joeman (九妹) a “waste of time” after the influencer was cau...

Taiwanese streamer Toyz demands Joeman undergo hair testing for marijuana

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the arrest of popular Taiwan YouTuber Joeman (九妹) for possessing marijuana, internet celebrity Toyz complained that Joeman was only subject to urine testing and ...

Joeman-branded foods yanked from Taiwan 7-Eleven amid marijuana bust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of popular Taiwan YouTuber Joeman's (九妹) arrest for possessing marijuana, food products branded with the celebrity's name have started to be removed fr...

Top Taiwan YouTuber Joeman busted for marijuana

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan's top YouTubers Joeman (九妹), influencer Lyla (蕾拉), and DJ Tang Yu (DJ湯宇) have been arrested for possessing marijuana and are facing drug charges. Afte...

Taiwanese man sued by 15 Chinese for forced labor on illegal Navajo marijuana farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Navajo businessman and Taiwanese entrepreneur are being sued by 15 Chinese immigrant workers for alleged forced labor on an illegal marijuana farm on Navajo land. The...

Father and son arrested for growing marijuana in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 45-year-old man and his 18-year-old son were arrested for illegally growing marijuana in the Hemei area outside Changhua City after police discovered more than 300 marij...

8 imprisoned for Taiwan's largest ever marijuana operation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan District Court has handed down prison sentences to eight people following Taiwan’s biggest-ever marijuana bust. Two Taiwan nationals said to be the head o...

Two agro experts nabbed for role in largest seized marijuana grow op in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two agricultural experts and an accomplice have been arrested for their role in a marijuana growing operation that was discovered by police in September, the largest found...

Taiwan's crypto marijuana ring mastermind commits suicide in Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An internet celebrity and the alleged mastermind behind a sophisticated marijuana smuggling and sales ring reportedly died in Canada on Christmas Day last year from an app...

2 Taiwanese, 6 Indonesians indicted for largest marijuana seizure in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eight suspects, including two Taiwanese and six undocumented Indonesian migrant workers, have been indicted after police carried out the largest marijuana plant seizure in...

Police score largest marijuana catch in Taiwan history next to Army base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police discovered the largest marijuana plantation in it’s history next to an Army base in Taoyuan City, with six Indonesian women employed to water the plants, repo...

South Taiwan man busted as wife mistakes marijuana for maple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When police raided a man’s home after catching him attempting to sell marijuana plants in Yunlin County, the suspect’s wife said she was told the marijuana &ld...

Venezuela: Armed forces make largest pot bust in a decade

TIRAYA, Venezuela (AP) — The armed forces of Venezuela announced Monday what they characerized as the largest marijuana bust of the last 10 years in the South American country. Membe...

Taiwan police make largest marijuana bust in Taoyuan Airport history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four suspects were arrested after police made the largest marijuana bust in Taoyuan International Airport’s history, estimated to be worth NT$100 million (US$34 mill...