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  1. News - Hong Kong - NARCOTICS

    Hidden drug use puts tests on agenda

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... was four years last year- compared with just 1.9 years in 2008. The figures from the Central Registry of Drug Abuse also showed that for those aged under 21, the figure had risen from 1.2 years ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com With abusers staying under radar for longer, it's time to look at 'mandatory' testing, says drugs tsar who plans to put issue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1196602/hidden-drug-use-puts-tests-agenda
  2. Comment - Letters

    All citizens can work towards a healthy drug-free Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:07am by LETTERS

    ... consequences and dangers of the illicit drug trade dominated by organised crime groups. According to the Central Registry of Drug Abuse, one-fourth of reported drug abusers are under 25. Nearly half ... All citizens can work towards a healthy drug-free Hong Kong The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was first established by the United Nations in 1987 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1543927/all-citizens-can-work-towards-healthy-drug-free-hong-kong
  3. Girl arrested for suspected drug abuse

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was the fourth this month of drug abuse among Hong Kong students. The chairman of the Action Committee against Narcotics, Daniel Shek Tan-lei, says teenage drug abuse has become serious. 'But I want to stress the problem is still under control,' he said, adding figures from the Central Registry of Drug Abuse revealed a drop in the number of young drug abusers. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684080/girl-arrested-suspected-drug-abuse
  4. Teen drug abusers going undetected

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Drug abusers are going undetected for longer periods, making it harder for social workers to wean them off their habits. According to the government's Central Registry of Drug Abuse, the median time last year for abusers to be discovered from their first drug abuse was 2.8 years, or about 34 months, compared with a 2008 figure of 1.9 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984596/teen-drug-abusers-going-undetected
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

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

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

    ... Jingan Young Jingan Young says the finding of falling drug use among Hong Kong youth does not reflect the full extent of the danger of abuse they face Hidden depths Last week, Narcotics Commissioner Erika Hui Lam Yin-ming relayed the results from the Central Registry of Drug Abuse survey of local and international school students. Rather predictably, the number of reported and new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1201146/darker-dangers-ignored-youth-drug-abuse-figures
  6. Trust is key to fighting youth drug abuse

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is therefore welcome and can help put the issue in perspective. It came this week from the Central Registry for Drug Abuse, which reported that the number of abusers under 21 dropped last year by 3.3 ... We have come to expect bad news about youth drug abuse. So persistent has it been that the government has made fighting the problem a priority and set aside HK$3 billion to fund anti-drug ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708932/trust-key-fighting-youth-drug-abuse
  7. Official youth drug abuse is declining

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... suggested the problem was not diminishing. The number of drug abusers under 21 registered with the Central Registry of Drug Abuse by frontline workers such as police and social workers fell to 2,130 ... Stella Lee The number of registered young drug abusers fell by nearly 30 per cent last year, with officials attributing the drop to government and community efforts. Commissioner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/450309/official-youth-drug-abuse-declining
  8. Drug clinics saddled with rising number of young abusers

    Posted Dec 20th 2008, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... compared with the same period last year, the Central Registry of Drug Abuse said yesterday. Ketamine remained the most common psychotropic substance abused, marking a year-on-year increase of 27.2 ... Amy Nip New drug abuse clinics are facing overwhelming demand as the number of young drug abusers continues to climb. The Kowloon East Substance Abuse Clinic, which opened at United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664445/drug-clinics-saddled-rising-number-young-abusers
  9. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Hong Kong customs nab HK$2.5m haul of ketamine 'smuggled from mainland'

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:58pm by Clifford Lo

    ... afternoon. Neither has been charged with any crime. Seizure of ketamine fell 66 per cent to 245kg last year from 724kg in 2012. It was the most abused psychotropic substance among reported drug abusers last year, according to the Central Registry of Drug Abuse, run by the Security Bureau’s narcotics division. The figures showed that the number of ketamine users dropped by 15 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1511955/customs-nab-hk25m-haul-ketamine-smuggled-mainland
  10. Youth drug abuse cases jump 22pc

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Cases of drug abuse by young people rose 22.4 per cent in the first half of the year to 2,064, compared with 1,686 in the same period last year, the Central Registry of Drug Abuse shows. Overall drug cases rose to 8,657 in the first half, up 3.6 per cent on the same period last year. Heroin remained the most commonly used illegal drug, but the number of heroin users ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654150/youth-drug-abuse-cases-jump-22pc

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