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  1. We all have a role to play in fighting drug abuse

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that drugs are dangerous and should be avoided. The affair highlights the importance of the work being done by the government's taskforce on youth drug abuse. It has proposed both voluntary drug ... to conduct random compulsory tests in, say, a busy disco for young people. There is no question that we need new strategies and ideas to tackle drug abuse. But legal means are only part ...

  2. New police cyber squad fights youth drug abuse

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... are actively following up 10 to 20 cases of suspected drug trafficking and drug abuse,' she said. The four were recruited to join the squad on March 31 and started investigations after receiving ... on youth drug abuse proposed compulsory testing of suspected drug users as a means of early intervention in drug abuse by young people. So far this year, more than 400kg of ketamine has been found ...

  3. Surge in drug crimes, family abuse

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... dismissed suggestions that the city had become a drug trafficking centre but noted a rising trend in the number of young abusers. 'We arrested 204 youngsters in the first half of last year, ... warned that young drug abusers were not restricting themselves to discos or karaoke bars- common targets of police raids. 'They take drugs at home, schools, public housing estates and even ...

  4. Kicking the habit

    Posted Apr 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Director of Audit has called for a shake-up in treatment programmes for drug abusers to curb the sharp rise in the use of psychotropic drugs. Is enough being done to help addicts quit? Write to us. ...

  5. Corrections & Clarifications

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the article 'The case for and against drug tests' on December 8, it was stated that the Task Force on Youth Drug Abuse proposed a law to let schools administer (mandatory) ... reasonably suspected of abusing drugs. A law would be required for such action. ...

  6. Torture confessions barred by new rule

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... 'administrative cases'. Legal scholars said the term mainly referred to acts that disrupted public order and safety and other non-violent misconduct such as prostitution and drug use. 'The ... Zhou, who has made the prevention of police brutality his personal mission. However, both men believed police abuses would continue because the rules did not apply to criminal cases ...

  7. Addict sent to jail for ill-treating infant son

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... abuse of drugs. The woman had been using drugs such as Ecstasy, ketamine and Ice since she was 14, the court was told. She started using illicit drugs daily three months before the offences. Ms ... be committed to helping families and children of drug abusers. Barnabas Charitable Service Association chairman Samuel Wong Wing-fai said children of drug abusers were as vulnerable as their parents. ...

  8. Defenders of rights have become the abusers

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Hong Kong is facing an increasingly serious problem of youth drug abuse. To tackle it, schools in Tai Po will launch a pilot drug-testing scheme this month. But just when the contentious scheme has finally got the blessing of all parties concerned, there was the news last week that an undercover police officer posing as a secondary-school student had cracked a drug ...

  9. 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 ...

  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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