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  1. Bladder agony of young drug abusers

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Young drug abusers suffer painful bladder problems for up to 10 years rather than seek help, doctors treating them at a recently established clinic have found. ... treatment will lead to bladder damage deteriorating to a point that it becomes irreversible even when they stop using drugs and receive treatment,' Tam said. Drug abuse damages the bladder ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia customs upheaval over Sydney airport graft

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 11:47am by AFP

    ... of the public after a two-year probe. They have been charged with a range of offences including drug trafficking, receiving bribes and abuse of public office. Police said the inquiry was continuing amid ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia announced an overhaul of its customs service on Thursday after eight people were arrested in a corruption investigation linked to an alleged drugs ...

  3. Anti-drug curbs 'fail to provide lasting solution'

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The government has been quick to introduce remedies in response to increases in drug abuse cases over the past 20 years, new research shows. But experts say it still ... the number of drug abusers in the city increased. The poll asked 174 drug rehabilitation workers between April and May to choose from a shortlist of 28 the top 10 significant developments ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Hangzhou official under investigation over ownership of 20 homes

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... this year, he said. Meanwhile, Yang Hongwei, a former governor of Yunnan's Chuxiong prefecture, stood trial in Kunming for alleged bribery and abuse of power. Yang, dubbed the "drug governor" for his heavy use of the drug kaku , a mixture of opium and herbs, was the subject of a party inquiry in April last year and charged six months later. Yang is accused of taking bribes ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Organisation wants to help educate parents to be anti-drugs role models

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Parents have vital role in preventing drug abuse by children We concur strongly with Yang Lam in advocating that parents have an important role to play in the fight against youth drug abuse ("Parents can help to curb drug abuse", September 23). As an organisation that provides health awareness and drug prevention programmes to help young people establish a healthy ...

  6. Pupils lack awareness over drug addiction

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Only a quarter of secondary school pupils are aware that abusing drugs can be addictive, a survey has found, and the researcher warns that hidden drug addicts at schools are on the rise. More than 10 per cent of 544 secondary school pupils who participated in the survey over the past two months had heard of their peers taking drugs. Two per cent had abused ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Sugar Ray Leonard says he cried for Sandusky sex abuse victims

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... Associated Press in State College, Pennsylvania Former champion tells Penn State conference how he lived through nightmare of sex abuse Sugar Ray's tears for Sandusky's victims Retired boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard said he cried for Jerry Sandusky's accusers after hearing of the former Penn State assistant American football coach's arrest on child sex abuse ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Two drug addicts die, in a fall and suicide

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Two drug addicts die, in fall and suicide A man with a history of drug abuse fell to his death from a car park in Tuen Mun yesterday, and police ... at about 4am. Paramedics declared him dead at the scene. Police are looking into whether Lam's death was linked to his drug abuse, a detail disclosed by his father. There were no indications ...

  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Sydney airport customs officers caught in drug ring investigation

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... another from the quarantine service and six members of the public after a two-year probe. They have been charged with a range of offences including drug trafficking, receiving bribes and abuse ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Airport customs caught in drug probe Australia announced an overhaul of its customs service yesterday after eight people were arrested in a corruption ...

  10. Woman 'felt indebted to superior who abused her'

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was found in a Sha Tin hotel on October 27, 2010. Antipsychotic drugs were found on the bed. Ma said Wong sought her advice about whether events in a cinema involving 'a friend' could ...




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