Cannabis from Canada seized at FPO, Chennai

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Chennai, Feb 23 (PTI): The Customs department on Tuesday seized 300 grams of Cannabis that arrived from Canada at the Foreign Post Office here, a top official said.

Acting on specific inputs, three parcels marked as 'Blu D' that had arrived from Toronto, Canada, at the Foreign Post Office here and addressed to a person were seized by the officials.

The officials recovered semi-dried leaves which emanated a 'weedy' smell similar to cannabis, Commissioner of Customs Rajan Chowdhry said.

Cannabis -- commonly known as weed, herb, ganja stimulates the brain and gives pleasure, a relaxed feeling on smoking.

In total, 300 grams of cannabis worth Rs 2.50 lakh was recovered and an investigation was on, he said.PTI VIJ SS PTI PTI