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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Fame is no excuse for taking drugs

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:05am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Celebrities, as role models, can help curb drug use. Ko was involved in an anti-drug campaign in 2012. But too often, the pressure of their jobs can also lead to abuse and addiction. Jaycee Chan- ... SCMP Editorial Fame is no excuse for taking drugs The special treatment and adulation that celebrities receive can be highly addictive. But fame can also lead to drug addiction, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1577921/fame-no-excuse-taking-drugs
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New drug law needs to respect rights

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the effectiveness of treatment is a worthy objective. Unfortunately it is not that simple, as a government advisory body has found. Since drug abuse on its own is self-harm, it is not to be compared ... of drug abuse, especially among people under 21, the committee advocated the scheme because it believed there had been a rise in drug abuse at home which was easier to hide. The consultation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549928/new-drug-law-needs-respect-rights
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Expanded Shanghai Co-operation Organisation will boost regional security

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... adding to concerns about organised crime and drug trafficking. Transnational anti-terrorism agencies have been set up and annual military exercises are held to counter the threats. President Xi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1595600/expanded-shanghai-co-operation-organisation-will-boost
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Antibiotics abuse is an increasing threat in China

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Antibiotics abuse increasing threat If penicillin was one of mankind's greatest discoveries, antibiotic-resistant bacteria poses one of its greatest health threats. Germs began developing resistance to the new life-saving class of drugs soon after penicillin was introduced in the 1940s. Science stayed one step ahead by producing new drugs, but could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1300218/antibiotics-abuse-increasing-threat-china
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's proposed drug testing plan needs full debate

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and their abuse. Despite that, though, the government's advisory body on the problem, The Action Committee Against Narcotics, contends its Rescue Drug Testing Scheme is necessary due to a belief ... for referral to social workers or health care professionals for counselling and treatment. Identifying drug abusers as early as possible, so that they can receive treatment, is a worthy government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1331827/hong-kongs-proposed-drug-testing-plan-needs-full-debate
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Foreign health funding can help to raise standards on mainland China

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... doctors will attest to the regulatory barriers to opening practices. Insufficient funding leads to hospitals and doctors imposing surcharges on examinations and drugs, excessive medication and fee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1585424/foreign-health-funding-can-help-raise-standards-mainland
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing's new advertising law offers consumer protection

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Advertising law will stop abuses Nothing sells like celebrity. This is apparently what some advertisers believe. Celebrity branding has indeed become so prevalent that hardly a day goes by without actors, singers and athletes promoting just about anything and everything- cosmetics, fashion, jewellery, electronic gadgets, medication, sports gear and investment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1582500/beijings-new-advertising-law-offers-long-overdue-protection
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Vigilance key as deadly Ebola outbreak takes heavy toll

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 03:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Be on guard against Ebola The notion of resorting to untested and experimental drugs against a lethal epidemic sounds like germ-warfare fiction. It is not something ... no harm. It is one of a number of potential anti-Ebola drugs and vaccines yet to undergo clinical testing that may be made available to patients subject to informed consent. There is an argument ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1573732/vigilance-key-deadly-ebola-outbreak-takes-heavy-toll
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    It's the spirit of the rules that civil servants must adhere to

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... abusing possible insider knowledge for personal gain, but to avoid the perception that they are doing so. It is little wonder, therefore, the public was outraged to learn that Lands Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1572412/its-spirit-rules-civil-servants-must-adhere
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Traditional Chinese medicine doesn't have to be cruel to animals

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and "biotransformation" technology. It says the project will provide quality-controlled raw material for developing new drugs. It will also help protect the endangered Asiatic black bear. According to Jill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1568572/traditional-chinese-medicine-doesnt-have-be-cruel-animals

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