BEIJING (AP) — An actor has become the latest Chinese celebrity to be detained in a crackdown on illegal drugs. The official Xinhua News Agency says 40-year-old Gao Hu was detained by police for possession and use of marijuana and methamphetamine. Gao had a small part as a soldier in Zhang Yimou’s 2011 movie “The Flowers of War.”
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