Application of NDPS Act for possessing codeine-based cough syrups and the like: Delhi High Court refers matter to larger Bench

A dealer caught with less than 20 kgs of ganja would face the same penalty as a person possessing a single bottle of codeine-based cough syrup if no distinction is drawn, the Court observed.
Application of NDPS Act for possessing codeine-based cough syrups and the like: Delhi High Court refers matter to larger Bench
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A bail plea moved by a man arrested for possessing 110 bottles of a cough syrup has led Delhi High Court to muse on whether manufactured drugs containing a minuscule percentage of a narcotic substance (in this case, codeine) should be distinguished from illicit drugs in mixtures under the NDPS Act. [Mohd Ahsan V. Customs]

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