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  1. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    ‘It’s my fault’: Jackie Chan tells of his shame at the drug arrest of son Jaycee

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Vivienne Chow

    ... on suspicion of "providing shelter for others to abuse drugs". Police recovered more than 100 grams of marijuana from the home reportedly belonging to Jackie Chan in Beijing. Mainland media reported that Jaycee Chan admitted that he first abused drugs in the Netherlands in 2006, while Ko did it for the first time in Jaycee's home two years ago. A video of the police's raid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578063/jackie-chan-tells-shame-drug-arrest-son-jaycee-chan
  2. News - China Insider - DRUGS

    Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee arrested in Beijing drug bust with Taiwanese actor Kai Ko

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:23pm by WU NAN

    ... for the suspected crime of "providing a shelter for others to abuse drugs," which carries a maximum prison term of three years if a suspect is convicted. LATEST: Jackie Chan's son Jaycee ... – including mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwanese actors – who have been arrested in Beijing’s widening campaign targeting celebrity drug abuse over the last few years.  Chan,  the son of Jackie Chan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1576112/jackie-chans-son-jaycee-arrested-beijing-drug-bust-taiwanese
  3. News - China - DRUGS

    Jiangsu's 'largest drug bust' nets 2.2 tonnes of stimulants

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:11pm by Nectar Gan

    ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com Jiangsu province witnessed its biggest-ever drug bust recently, seizing more than 2,000kg of drugs and arresting 16 people, state broadcaster CCTV reported. Public security officers in Jiangsu, as well as in Guangdong and Shandong provinces, raided suspected drug hotspots on the morning of September 11. They confiscated 1,010kg of cathinone, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1594681/jiangsus-largest-drug-bust-nets-22-tonnes-stimulants
  4. News - China - DRUGS

    Shamed actor Ko Chen-tung faces criminal probe when he returns to Taiwan

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 12:18pm by WU NAN, Andrea Chen, Lawrence Chung

    ... of action star Jackie Chan, was taken into custody for "providing a shelter for others to abuse drugs" along with Ko on August 14. Police say they recovered more than 100 grams ... after serving 14 days in detention in Beijing for drug offences, according to Taiwan prosecutors. The 23-year-old actor, also known as Kai Ko, was released from detention early yesterday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581663/actor-ko-released-detention-after-14-days
  5. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Compulsory drug tests violate basic human rights, doctors' group says

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:09am by Ernest Kao

    ... drug abuse, motivational counselling was the best way to reduce it. Dr Cheng Chi-man, chairman of the association's beat drugs action committee and an expert in youth drug abuse, said forcing people to undergo drug tests would not solve the issue as 80 per cent of drug abusers were "hidden" abusers- who took drugs discretely, often at home. "The scheme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1346835/compulsory-drug-tests-violate-basic-human-rights-doctors-group-says
  6. 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
  7. News - World - DRUGS

    Drug market moving quickly online, global user survey finds

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:07pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Drug market moving quickly online More drug users are finding their fix online- including so-called legal highs as well as illegal drugs such as cannabis and MDMA- because they say the quality is better, there is more choice and it is more convenient, research has found. The 2014 Global Drug Survey (GDS)- which questioned almost 80,000 drug users from 43 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1482245/drug-market-moving-quickly-online-global-user-survey-finds
  8. News - China - DRUGS

    Actor Gao Hu latest Chinese celebrity to face drugs charges

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 07:21pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing An actor has become the latest Chinese celebrity to face drug charges in a wave of detentions that an official said on Wednesday is one of China’s sternest crackdowns on illegal drug use in two decades. Gao Hu, 40, who had a small part as a soldier in Zhang Yimou’s 2011 movie The Flowers of War, was detained by police for possession and use of marijuana ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1572935/actor-gao-hu-latest-chinese-celebrity-detained-drugs
  9. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Crystal meth seizures at Lo Wu border crossing soar

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Soaring demand from Hong Kong drug users and rising profits makes methamphetamines a lucrative product for smugglers, says customs Ice seizures at border ... border crossing. Soaring local demand and increased profits for traffickers made the drug- also known as crystal meth- a lucrative product for smugglers, said Wong Jug-tung, deputy head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580207/ice-seizures-lo-wu-border-crossing-triple-those-last-year-customs
  10. News - World - DRUGS

    New York hits 10-year high in unintentional heroin overdoses

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:10pm by WASHPOST

    ... has been accompanied by a larger epidemic, with drugs such as oxycodone and hydrocodone responsible for the majority of unintentional overdoses involving pharmaceutical drugs. The number ... and opioids, nearly 20,000 police in New York are being equipped with naloxone, a drug that treats overdoses by reversing extremely slow breathing. Other police departments across the country are also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583079/new-york-hits-10-year-high-unintentional-heroin-overdoses

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