Riverside tuktuk driver arrested for drug dealing

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Re: Riverside tuktuk driver arrested for drug dealing

Post by John Bingham » Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:38 pm

pczz wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:09 pm
Smoking drugs has always been illegal.
Smoking marijuana was only made illegal by UNTAC law and wasn't enforced till after 1997. As for smoking cigarettes in bars/ restaurants, I haven't noticed much enforcement at all.
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Re: Riverside tuktuk driver arrested for drug dealing

Post by Rama » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:22 pm

John Bingham wrote:
pczz wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:09 pm
Smoking drugs has always been illegal.
Smoking marijuana was only made illegal by UNTAC law and wasn't enforced till after 1997. As for smoking cigarettes in bars/ restaurants, I haven't noticed much enforcement at all.
What about the use of ganja as a herb in food?
I was searching my Google photo app for another document this morning and came across a photo I took in 2014 of a page of an old edition grade 1 Khmer language book that has "កញ្ឆា" as one of the basic example words for that but phonetic blend. I'd guess state textbook was from 2009/2010. Its use as a flavouring ingredient in Cambodian food must have been pretty common.
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Re: Riverside tuktuk driver arrested for drug dealing

Post by Abc123 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:14 pm

Rama wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:22 pm
John Bingham wrote:
pczz wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:09 pm
Smoking drugs has always been illegal.
Smoking marijuana was only made illegal by UNTAC law and wasn't enforced till after 1997. As for smoking cigarettes in bars/ restaurants, I haven't noticed much enforcement at all.
What about the use of ganja as a herb in food?
I was searching my Google photo app for another document this morning and came across a photo I took in 2014 of a page of an old edition grade 1 Khmer language book that has "កញ្ឆា" as one of the basic example words for that but phonetic blend. I'd guess state textbook was from 2009/2010. Its use as a flavouring ingredient in Cambodian food must have been pretty common.
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I think you must be stoned Rama, as I can't see កញ្ឆា anywhere on that piece of paper?

I'm pretty sure some of the mobile sellers are still selling ganja soup, and I'm fairly sure it's still legal to grow, I think it's three or four plants, for souping purposes. I guess its a bit like the right turn at red lights law - they still get you for it eventhough it's not illegal.
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Re: Riverside tuktuk driver arrested for drug dealing

Post by Abc123 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:33 pm

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OK, different script. BTW, when did they start using the more flowery, older looking font style? I have always though the script used in the 60's was pretty nice.

Something along the lines of this, used in the 60's I think under the Sangkum Reastre.
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Re: Riverside tuktuk driver arrested for drug dealing

Post by pczz » Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:53 pm

Abc123 wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:14 pm
Rama wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:22 pm
John Bingham wrote:
pczz wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:09 pm
Smoking drugs has always been illegal.
Smoking marijuana was only made illegal by UNTAC law and wasn't enforced till after 1997. As for smoking cigarettes in bars/ restaurants, I haven't noticed much enforcement at all.
What about the use of ganja as a herb in food?
I was searching my Google photo app for another document this morning and came across a photo I took in 2014 of a page of an old edition grade 1 Khmer language book that has "កញ្ឆា" as one of the basic example words for that but phonetic blend. I'd guess state textbook was from 2009/2010. Its use as a flavouring ingredient in Cambodian food must have been pretty common.
I think you must be stoned Rama, as I can't see កញ្ឆា anywhere on that piece of paper?

I'm pretty sure some of the mobile sellers are still selling ganja soup, and I'm fairly sure it's still legal to grow, I think it's three or four plants, for souping purposes. I guess its a bit like the right turn at red lights law - they still get you for it eventhough it's not illegal.
Is it legal to turn right at red? I think in some countries only if there is a sign permitting it and definitely not if there is a right turn filter. Any traffic cops in the house.
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Re: Riverside tuktuk driver arrested for drug dealing

Post by that genius » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:08 pm

The joys of being paid by American tobacco companies.

Invading countries and killing millions to steal their resources is kosher, smoking weed is a deadly evil.
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Re: Riverside tuktuk driver arrested for drug dealing

Post by Kuroneko » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:19 pm

pczz wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:53 pm

Is it legal to turn right at red? I think in some countries only if there is a sign permitting it and definitely not if there is a right turn filter. Any traffic cops in the house.
Rules of the Road
As well as clarifying a few things are not actually against the law, such as turning right at red lights (i.e. Article 11) – news for Europeans if not North Americans – and that no, it is not against the law to drive with your lights on during the day (i.e. Article 27, point 1, subsection D), the law, however, clarified which driving offenses were punishable by fines. http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28941/ ... -the-road/

Article 11 LAW On ROAD TRAFFIC
When the traffic light indicates in yellow, it signals drivers to take cautions and to prepare to stop. When the traffic light indicated in green, it signals drivers their vehicles are allowed to move on. When the traffic light indicates in red, it signals drivers to stop.
When the traffic red light is on, it signals drivers to stop in front of the white zebra crossing or pedestrian crossing. However, if there is no obstacle a head, the vehicles on the most right, may carefully turn right, except if there is a red arrow light indicating otherwise.
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Re: Riverside tuktuk driver arrested for drug dealing

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Re: Riverside tuktuk driver arrested for drug dealing

Post by Gardiguy » Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:24 pm

Kuroneko wrote:
pczz wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:53 pm

Is it legal to turn right at red? I think in some countries only if there is a sign permitting it and definitely not if there is a right turn filter. Any traffic cops in the house.
Rules of the Road
As well as clarifying a few things are not actually against the law, such as turning right at red lights (i.e. Article 11) – news for Europeans if not North Americans – and that no, it is not against the law to drive with your lights on during the day (i.e. Article 27, point 1, subsection D), the law, however, clarified which driving offenses were punishable by fines. http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28941/ ... -the-road/

Article 11 LAW On ROAD TRAFFIC
When the traffic light indicates in yellow, it signals drivers to take cautions and to prepare to stop. When the traffic light indicated in green, it signals drivers their vehicles are allowed to move on. When the traffic light indicates in red, it signals drivers to stop.
When the traffic red light is on, it signals drivers to stop in front of the white zebra crossing or pedestrian crossing. However, if there is no obstacle a head, the vehicles on the most right, may carefully turn right, except if there is a red arrow light indicating otherwise.
So if no cops around, you can turn right on a red light if barang?
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