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  1. Drama to highlight the dangers of drug abuse

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Security Bureau's Narcotics Division hopes a drama produced by students will help counter rampant drug abuse among young people. Under the programme- launched ... The Narcotics Division hopes the programme will raise awareness of drug abuse among local youth. 'We hope young people will gain more knowledge of drugs by taking part in theatre training. ...

  2. Veteran broadcaster to help anti-drugs campaign

    Posted Oct 21st 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... on Thursday that Blanche Tang Oi-lam, would join the third meeting of 'Teen Gather' on Saturday to discuss her views on drug abuse. She will be joined by more than 40 young people. ... to substance abuse. The anti-drug campaign comes in the wake of a rising number of drug crimes involving young people in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. The use of designer drugs like 'ice' was also ...

  3. Charity concert fights drugs

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... in Hong Kong. Established in 1994, LEAP is a registered charity aimed at preventing substance abuse, particularly drugs, among young people aged between five and 15. It uses a step-by-step approach to teach students about their body and how drugs can affect them. Its programmes help young people develop social competency skills that enable them to say 'no' without losing ...

  4. Drug-fuelled fear and loathing on the insanity of America

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... from writer's block and chemical abuse, Thompson had barely seen a horse when deadline approached. He started filing his notes and was astonished to learn his editors had untangled a narrative. He argued that the only sensible way to report the insanity of America was in a drug haze. Gonzo peaked in 1972 with Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, whose point of view is established ...

  5. Rock stars more likely to go to an early grave

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were related to drugs or alcohol abuse, says the study in the Journal of Epidemial Community Health. 'The paper clearly describes a population of rock and pop stars who are at a disproportionate risk of alcohol- and drug-related deaths,' said Mark Bellis, lead author of the study. He said the study raised questions about the suitability of using rock stars for public health ...

  6. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... National Council Against Drug Abuse and was not written in the author's capacity as an investigative reporter as suggested in the article. We are sorry for the error. ...

  7. Tragic death that's a warning to us all

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... phrasing and phenomenal range, we realise just how short her career was. She spent the last decade battling drug and alcohol abuse, and the instrument for which she became so beloved by millions ... is not immediately apparent to those who have talent and are snapped up by the entertainment industry. But fame and stardom require a tough schedule. Alcohol, drugs and prescription pills can seem like ...

  8. Get a positive rap

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... of the band were once drug abusers. After being arrested, they were sent to New Being Fellowship, a rehabilitation centre. 'I got involved in music after I was sent to the Fellowship,' said ... performance has to give off a positive message. The No Drugs Hip Hop Dance and Music Competition is organised by the Narcotics Division of the Security Bureau, the Action Committee Against Narcotics ...

  9. Pop diva ready to smooch HK

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow After battling her way out of drug rehabilitation, pop star Whitney Houston is proving her resilience by doing a tour of Hong Kong and the mainland. The Grammy-winning singer checked herself into rehab in March after admitting abusing alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and prescription drugs. But she's back in full force, says concert promoter Roks Lam of Wolfman Jack. ...

  10. Yoga with a gangster twist

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... for teachers at Pure Yoga's Centrium studio. Before becoming a pioneer in yoga and emotional healing, she survived a childhood of physical abuse, drugs, alcohol and bulimia. Now the famous yoga practitioner counts Hollywood celebrities as clients and devotees. 'I woke up one day and decided to quit drugs, alcohol and smoking, and make that one last jump. Obviously it worked, because ...




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