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  1. Village drunks face women's ire

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... labourers on cheap alcohol known as arrack and then come home and beat their wives. When a group of more than 300 women began patrolling some of the spirits outlets in the area, the atmosphere ... to shut shop, draining litres of alcohol, publicly humiliating drunks (including shaving their heads) and patrolling the streets at night for any unsteady male who might be planning to go home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430554/village-drunks-face-womens-ire
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    British parliamentarians urge health warnings for alcohol

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 08:08pm by GDN

    ... is part of a series of measures put forward by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Misuse to tackle what it says is an epidemic of alcohol abuse in Britain. Conservative MP Tracey Crouch, ... of diseases associated with alcohol abuse. "It is about raising everyone's awareness rather than trying to shock anyone into not drinking," she said. Labour peer Clive Brooke, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571471/british-parliamentarians-urge-health-warnings-alcohol
  3. Comment - Letters

    Public awareness must be raised about alcohol-related harm

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:27am by LETTERS

    ... with increased risk for alcohol dependence and abuse at later ages, alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes, and other unintentional injuries". What is more alarming is that binge drinking, which ... and educate the public on alcohol-related harm. LEAP, founded in 1994, is the leading drug prevention education organisation in Hong Kong. Our mission is to help prevent substance abuse, particularly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1516745/public-awareness-must-be-raised-about-alcohol-related-harm
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Alcohol abuse may be worsening among Aborigines, warns Gillard

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ...-related accidents and abuse,” she added. “People are witnessing more alcohol-related violence. In and around Alice Springs over the Christmas-New Year period there were at least five alcohol ... a mixed report on tackling indigenous disadvantage. Gillard took aim at local governments rolling back strict alcohol bans on Aborigines in the nation’s fifth annual “Closing the Gap” address ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1144424/alcohol-abuse-may-be-worsening-among-aborigines-warns-gillard
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Age restrictions should be placed on purchase of alcohol

    Posted May 17th 2014, 03:38am by SCMP Editorial

    ... though, the dangers are enough reason for better regulation. At the least, alcohol should be treated the same as cigarettes; sales should be restricted to adults and campaigns against abuse ... SCMP Editorial Children and alcohol don't mix Every society has its rules on the minimum age for driving a car, buying cigarettes and alcohol consumption. Hong Kong's laws ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1513900/age-restrictions-should-be-placed-purchase-alcohol
  6. Call for crackdown on teenage alcohol abuse

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... restrictions. Addiction experts say more restrictions are also needed on alcohol advertisements, along with more educational campaigns aimed at people at risk. The warnings came as the government launched an action plan to reduce alcohol-related harm and prevent the rise of related diseases last week. 'The situation is turning into a so-called [youth] drinking culture,' said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983418/call-crackdown-teenage-alcohol-abuse
  7. 'Let's get tough' on teenage alcohol abuse

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... restrictions. Addiction experts say more restrictions are also needed on alcohol advertisements, along with more educational campaigns aimed at people at risk. The warnings came as the government launched an action plan to reduce alcohol-related harm and prevent the rise of related diseases last week. 'The situation is turning into a so-called [youth] drinking culture,' said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983433/lets-get-tough-teenage-alcohol-abuse
  8. Use taxes to fight alcohol abuse, says WHO official

    Posted Sep 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... in the world,' Dr Mak said. Dr Poznyak said it took a long time for the WHO to recognise alcohol abuse as a public health concern that needed to be tackled globally. 'For many years, harmful use ... Mary Ann Benitez City urged to make duties part of its control policy Hong Kong should use taxation on alcoholic drinks as part of an alcohol-control policy, says a World Health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/564888
  9. We must take a new route on drug-driving

    Posted Jan 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that there is a thriving drug culture among our city's young people; we would be foolish to believe that Hong Kong drug-takers do not sometimes get behind the wheel while high. The effect of alcohol ... alcohol. Drugs have not been as prominent, but police tell us there is a rising trend of use in our community. Authorities were sufficiently worried to start a random testing programme in Tai Po ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704783/we-must-take-new-route-drug-driving
  10. Euphoria!

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Laura Walsh

    ... a positive attitude. Drugs, alcohol, certain types of food such as chocolate and chillis, have also been found to cause the brain to produce endorphins, but often with some unwanted side effects. One ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/420897/euphoria

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