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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Woes of opium addiction shape Chinese debate on legalising marijuana

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Detention of celebrity cannabis users leads some to question drug penalties, but China hasn't forgotten its 'century of humiliation' Opium woes shape debate on legalisation of marijuana Ideologically, China and the United States could not be further apart. Outside of politics, however, the world's last major communist-ruled nation and the leader ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 03:38am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial We are putting up a fight, but we are going to lose the war Mohamed Awad, of the Alexandria Preservation Trust, on their battle to save the villa that was home to author Lawrence Durrel   It's an absolute honour, I couldn't be happier Iraq war veteran Sean Azzariti, of Colorado, who became the first person to legally purchase cannabis for recreational use ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Who said it? Although tensions across the strait have gradually eased … we should never be lax in terms of combat readiness Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou   Sometimes, I guess, I have got a buzz, but other times no. I'm not really crazy about it Canadian opposition leader Justin Trudeau on smoking cannabis   Bo Xilai insisted on steaming it, which made Guagua really ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Darker dangers ignored in Hong Kong's youth drug abuse figures

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by JINGAN YOUNG

    ... nickname, "down in Hong Kong, down the K-Hole". Cannabis, it seems, has taken its place as the drug of choice. The overall drop may be good news, but what about the large number ...

  5. News - China - E-COMMERCE

    Marijuana being sold on e-commerce site Taobao, report says

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 01:44pm by Ernest Kao

    ... however, more dubious than smuggled cigarettes. A reporter from the Southern Metropolis Daily  recently alleged to have attempted – and succeeded – in procuring a gram of cannabis online for a cool ... and weibo, but Chinese slang words such as “ice skating” (crystal meth) and “postage stamp” (LSD) are used. The report, quoting experts from drug treatment centres, said cannabis was a more ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Illegal parking again

    Posted May 20th 2014, 12:51am by Howard Winn

    ... not consider sacred. A scan of Japan's latest tariff schedules reveals, for example, zero tariffs on the import of extracts or tincture of cannabis and crude cocaine, and opium.   A Mandarin ...

  7. Business - Money

    Give Nigella Lawson a break

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:28pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... told the court she smoked cannabis in the last year of her marriage to Charles. "I found it made an intolerable situation tolerable. It's a false friend and not a good idea. I have to say, since freeing myself from a brilliant but brutal man, I'm now totally cannabis, cocaine, any drug-free." Having told her doctor, she didn’t feel the need to tell Charles. She ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am

    ... into effect Denver will live up to its nickname as the "Mile-High City" when cannabis smokers start lighting up legally for the first time today. A new law, the result of a public ballot in November, makes Colorado only the second state in the United States to legalise recreational cannabis smoking after Washington. Onlookers are watching closely whether federal authorities will take ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Primary students can get across anti-smoking message to parents

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 04:37am by LETTERS

    ... cannabis and smoke cigarettes. To help kids build self-esteem and stay away from drugs, including cigarettes and alcohol, parents can do many things, and most important of all is to be a good role ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    Nigella Lawson versus Charles Saatchi – the battle continues

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 04:34pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... but this won’t win him any sympathy. Nigella, Isleworth Crown Court jury has heard, allegedly allowed her teenage children to smoke cigarettes and cannabis too, if her former assistant is to be believed. ... admitted that she never personally saw Nigella take cocaine or smoke cannabis, yet now she is sure that Nigella did so. She just saw white powder which she assumed to be cocaine. Ms Carpenter said: ...




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