I've been using marijuana for 8 years, says Jaycee Chan

I've been using marijuana for 8 years, says Jaycee Chan
Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan and son Jaycee at an endorsement event in Shanghai in April 2008.

BEIJING - Jaycee Chan has admitted to using marijuana for the past eight years, China Central Television (CCTV) has reported.


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Actor Jaycee Chan was detained last Thursday night in Beijing on drug-related charges. He and Taiwan actor, Kai Ko, both tested positive for marijuana consumption.

Earlier, a video was released by Beijing police that showed Chan leading police into his home and showing them where he kept stashes of marijuana.

Accompanying footage also showed Ko in police custody, and giving a tearful confession of his drug consumption habit.

South China Morning Post reported that Jackie Chan had arrived in Beijing on Monday and was expected to visit his son on Tuesday afternoon. However, the senior Chan has yet to make any statements to the media.

The 60-year-old Chan was named an anti-drug goodwill ambassador for China in 2009.

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