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  1. Alarm at cross-border drug abuse

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong is worried about cross-border drug abuse by young people, including those who used illegal drugs on the mainland and trafficked them into the city. In the first nine months of last year, 13.3 per cent of young drug abusers took drugs on the mainland, and the number of young cross-border traffickers was up 80 per cent. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672670/alarm-cross-border-drug-abuse
  2. 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
  3. Chief singled out youth drug abuse 2 years ago

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Eva Wu and Celine Sun Tackling juvenile drug abuse was identified as one of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's concerns in his policy address after his re-election as chief executive two years ago. Yet, the matter was not given top priority until recently, when reports of drug abuse among young people emerged in June. Mr Tsang said last month that the problem required 'urgent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/689883/chief-singled-out-youth-drug-abuse-2-years-ago
  4. youth drug abuse

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Read the following questions carefully and choose the correct answers 1 What kind of behaviour are parents hiring private detectives to investigate? a. bullying b. drug abuse c. theft d. ... is using drugs? a. a month b. two weeks c. four to five days d. half a year 4 What was social worker Lai Kui-yuen's recommendation about the drug-testing scheme? a. private detectives should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697338/youth-drug-abuse
  5. Drug abuse can't be stopped if only the users are targeted

    Posted Jan 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... channelled into drug awareness campaigns. Places of education should include in their curriculum appropriate guidance about drug abuse. Campaigns like a 'war on vice' often are, in effect, ... Some recent letters supporting compulsory drug testing in schools reveal a lack of knowledge of the mechanics behind the world trade in narcotics, the ease of drug manufacture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666646/drug-abuse-cant-be-stopped-if-only-users-are-targeted
  6. Effective weapons to fight drug abuse

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... Joseph Cheng Frequent news of teenage drug abuse in schools, public parks and on beaches has shocked the community. Hong Kong people are deeply concerned about their children's ... for Narcotics Sally Wong Pik-yee promised that the Education Bureau would issue more detailed guidelines to schools on the handling of student drug abuse problems. Hong Kong people were, apparently, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684268/effective-weapons-fight-drug-abuse
  7. Drug abuse is more rampant than government realises, experts warn

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Li Xianhui, director of the detection department of the Ministry of Public Security's Narcotics Control Bureau, said the number ... Kim Huang The number of drug users on the mainland was on the rise because of widespread use of 'synthetic' drugs such as amphetamine and Ecstasy, a senior official warned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684994/drug-abuse-more-rampant-government-realises-experts-warn
  8. Tsang targets teenage drug abuse

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung, Agnes Lam and Phyllis Tsang The chief executive is expected to unveil a series of measures in tomorrow's policy address to tackle juvenile drug abuse, including placing students with drug abuse problems in schools for social development. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is also likely to reveal details of the voluntary drug-testing scheme in secondary schools, a public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695191/tsang-targets-teenage-drug-abuse
  9. Kit to help parents spot drug abuse

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But A counselling centre is offering help to parents who fear their children going astray- a kit to help them spot early signs that they are abusing drugs. The resource kits represent the city's first serious effort to educate parents about youth drug abuse. Commissioner for Narcotics Sally Wong Pik-yee said families had become an important front in the battle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684790/kit-help-parents-spot-drug-abuse
  10. Government urged to educate parents about drug abuse

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... yesterday. The Tai Po Federation of Parent-Teacher Associations called on the government to provide resources to educate parents on how to deal with children who are found to be drug abusers ... in a drug-treatment centre. 'They don't know how to help drug abusers who are undergoing or have completed rehabilitation.' Mr Yuen, who previously worked at the Hei Ling Chau treatment centre, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686966/government-urged-educate-parents-about-drug-abuse

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