Drug offences

For the purposes of Victorian law, the term “drug” means a drug of dependence


Cultivation of a non-commercial quantity of a narcotic plant is an indictable offence triable summarily.
Depending on the amount cultivated and the nature and seriousness of the offences, such charges can be heard in the County Court.
cultivate, in relation to a narcotic plant includessow a seed of a narcotic plant; orplant, grow, tend, nurture or harvest a narcotic plant; orgraft, divide or transplant a narcotic plant;


traffick in relation to a drug of dependence includesprepare a drug of dependence for trafficking;manufacture a drug of dependence; orsell, exchange, agree to sell, offer for sale or have in possession for sale, a drug of dependence;


See Possession Of Drugs.

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