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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 - Letters

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

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

    ... 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 to strengthen global efforts towards a society free of drug abuse. Today, it serves as a reminder of the ongoing war that is being fought around the world on illicit drug use and trafficking. It also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1543927/all-citizens-can-work-towards-healthy-drug-free-hong-kong
  3. Comment - Letters

    Early identification of drug abuse is so important

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:48am by LETTERS

    ... Early identification of abuse is crucial in war against illegal drugs The Action Committee Against Narcotics launched the public consultation on the Rescue drug-testing scheme in September. It hopes the scheme [extending police powers for drug testing] will enhance early identification of drug abusers. At present, individuals may have had a long history of abuse before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1419469/early-identification-drug-abuse-so-important
  4. 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
  5. Comment - Letters

    Drug abusers need early screening

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 12:43am

    ... Drug abusers need early screening for their sake and ours I refer to your editorial, (" Drug testing plans need full debate " October 15). First and foremost, contrary to your ... drug abusers with serious, even irreversible, health problems raise questions about whether, as a community, we should consider an additional measure to identify those with drug problems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1334622/drug-abusers-need-early-screening
  6. Comment - Letters

    Trying to curb hidden drug abuse

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:21am by LETTERS

    ... Scheme needed as hidden drug abuse problem gets worse It has been over a month since the Action Committee Against Narcotics (Acan) launched the public consultation exercise on the RESCUE Drug Testing Scheme (RDT). I want to address a few frequently asked questions. First, some people believe drug abuse is not much different from alcoholism or addictive gambling, so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1346890/trying-curb-hidden-drug-abuse
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Entertainers pressured to support Xi Jinping's crackdown on 'social ills'

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by Cary Huang

    ... a significant war against drugs. In a written statement released on the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26, Xi called for "forceful action to wipe out drugs ... of the campaign. At least 11 Chinese celebrities from the mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong have been detained for drug-related offences. Among the latest are superstar Jackie Chan's son, Jaycee Chan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580092/entertainers-pressured-support-xi-jinpings-crackdown-social
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for..., August 24, 2014

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by STAFF

    ... Jaycee Chan The son of action star Jackie Chan was detained in Beijing over possession of drugs. Jaycee Chan was detained along with popular Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung. They were allegedly caught smoking marijuana at a foot massage parlour. Police later found 100 grams of the drug in a home reportedly belonging to Jackie Chan. The star said he was "furious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580218/bad-week-august-24-2014
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must heed the lonely cries of its young drug abusers

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by CHUNG TANG

    ... Chung Tang Chung Tang calls for engagement to address low self-esteem and despair Heed the lonely cries ofour young drug abusers The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit ... abuse cases in Hong Kong and an estimated rate for hidden abuse that is much higher, the city certainly understands how illicit drugs can destroy lives and undermine societies. While the number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1268783/hong-kong-must-heed-lonely-cries-its-young-drug-abusers
  10. Sport - Racing

    Jockey Club stance on controversial drug Lasix the only choice

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 07:46pm by Michael Cox

    ... The decision was a no-brainer, really. It would have seemed sanctimonious to, on one hand, stand on a soapbox proclaiming that racing’s equine competitors should be drug free, and then allow a horse ... as a performance-enhancing drug, dropping a horse’s body weight dramatically on raceday, and perhaps acts as a masking agent for other performance-enhancing substances with far more direct benefits. The fact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1593245/jockey-club-stance-controversial-drug-lasix-only-choice

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