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Convicted Persons (Indian Hemp)

Volume 640: debated on Thursday 11 May 1961

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79.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what were the countries of origin of the 235 persons convicted for offences involving cannabis, or Indian hemp, in Great Britain during 1960.

I am informed that the known countries of origin were:

Angola (1), Antigua (1), Barbados (2), British Guiana (5), Ceylon (1), Cyprus (12), Dominica (1), Finland (1), Gambia (5), Ghana (7), India (8), Irish Republic (1), Jamaica (88), Liberia (1), Malta (6), Nigeria (17), Poland (1), Portuguese India (3), Sierra Leone (3), Sweden (1), Trinidad (6), Union of South Africa (5), United Kingdom (53).
In six cases the country of origin could not be identified.