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  1. Special armed escorts for seized drugs

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... of drugs to an incinerator. The cargo of seized drugs, locked and secured in sacks and boxes, are destined to go up in smoke in the Tsing Yi incinerator. Heavily armed police officers deliver the sealed packets of party drugs such as ketamine and Ecstasy, heroin, cannabis, cocaine, Ice and various pills. The latest batch of drugs was despatched on June 26, when illegal drugs with a street ...

  2. Spending on medicine to rise 3pc

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Public hospitals are expected to spend an extra 3 per cent on drugs in the next three years as more life-saving medicines are made. The Hospital Authority's drug expenditure jumped from HK$1.8 billion in 2002/03 to HK$2.2 billion in 2005/06. Director of cluster services Cheung Wai-lun said the drug budget would keep rolling. 'New cancer drugs, biopharmaceuticals ...

  3. Spending on illegal drugs up over holidays

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Young people double their spending on illegal drugs over Christmas, a survey by the Caritas Lok Heep Club has found. Of 100 drug users aged between 13 and 30, 58 per cent said their spending on drugs increased to at least HK$400 during holidays. Daniel Shek Tan-lei, a social work professor at Chinese University, warned parents to be alert to the activities their children ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 13 arrested in drugs raid Thirteen men were arrested for possessing and trafficking drugs during an anti-vice raid at a Yau Ma Tei disco. Police seized drugs, including cocaine, Ecstasy and ketamine worth HK$10,000 during the operation which took place at 2.30am. ...

  5. Fall from grace

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Former drug chief Zheng Xiaoyu has been sentenced to death for taking bribes. Do you agree with Beijing that he is to blame for the spate of fake-drug scandals in the country? Write to us. ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted May 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Drug addict dead in toilet A suspected drug addict, 32, was found dead beside a syringe inside a public toilet in Portland Street, Mong Kok, at 6.20am. ...

  7. Have you ever come across drugs?

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Interviews by Rebecca Tsui and Shruti Srinavasan Quinton Tsui, 15 The drugs problem in Hong Kong is not so serious when compared to overseas countries. But drug users are getting younger and drugs are cheaper nowadays. Teenagers can buy them from some pharmacies. They also take drugs at parties. I haven't seen teenagers taking drugs but some of my friends have. Drugs are very ...

  8. Afghan sent home after failing drug test

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... for a cannabinoid, indicating the presence of a banned substance on the World Anti-Drug Agency's (Wada) prohibited list. Dr M Jegathesan, the Olympic Council of Asia's technical delegate at the games, said it was more a case of recreational drug use than of enhancing performance. 'This is an issue not of pure performance enhancing,' Jegathesan said. Jegathesan said Najeebullah ...

  9. Youth use of dial-a-drug service 'rising'

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Dealers offer citywide deliveries Young people are buying drugs through a delivery service that can reach almost any place in the city within 30 minutes, police and a social worker say. Delivery is a more concealed and convenient way for youngsters to obtain drugs and is also harder for the police to deal with. The drug delivery issue was highlighted when Chief ...

  10. Mainland to step up fight against drugs

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... possible drug-related embarrassments before and during next year's Olympics. While the State Sports General Administration- which is usually responsible for anti-doping efforts- will reinforce its house-cleaning initiatives among athletes and coaches, officials from the national drug safety watchdog and the Ministry of Health have been ordered to crack down harder than ever ...




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