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  1. Defence suggests drug tolerance of victim

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Expert declines comment as lawyer in Kissel murder case alludes to cocaine use in matter of slow reaction to allegedly laced milkshake A high tolerance for drugs could explain ... resistance to certain drugs after taking them regularly, so that 'a higher dosage was necessary to achieve the [same] effect'. But the witness said he was not in a position to comment ...

  2. 'Unusual' drug cocktail in Kissel's stomach

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui A government toxicologist told the Court of First Instance yesterday he had never before encountered the combination of drugs found in the stomach and liver of Robert Peter ... be a product of the chemical breakdown of aspirin. In the liver, Dr Cheng identified amitriptyline and Axotal. Dr Cheng said amitriptyline, Rohypnol (known as a date-rape drug), Lorivan and Ambien were ...

  3. Son had shake Kissel allegedly drugged

    Posted Aug 04th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... father, also drank some, she said. Prosecutor Peter Chapman alleges that the accused drugged the milkshake with a 'cocktail of sedatives' before dealing a series of fatal blows to her ... King did not ask Kissel whether she had drugged the milkshake. The case continues today. ...

  4. Life-saving drugs could cost 40pc of income

    Posted Jun 07th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... of their annual disposable income for four types of expensive life-saving drugs, according to a Hospital Authority source. The proposed assessment criteria for the Samaritan Fund, a charity that provides subsidies for the purchase of costly drugs, will be based on the net income and assets of applicants. It will be modelled on the mechanism for legal aid. Under the proposal, the $200 million fund ...

  5. Court told of drug-fuelled assault on Kissel

    Posted Jun 21st 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Maid says her employer showed her cuts and bruises and said her husband was drunk and 'under the drug cocaine' when he attacked her Nancy Kissel told one of her maids ... Lynch banker, to death after serving him a drugged milkshake in November 2, 2003. She has pleaded not guilty to murder. 'Mrs Kissel said Mr Kissel assaulted her, was very drunk and he ...

  6. Top banker 'drugged, then killed by wife'

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Court told husband was bludgeoned after milkshake was laced with drugs The wife of a top US banker murdered her husband by drugging his milkshake with sedatives before repeatedly ... with a television repairman while in the United States. Kissel has pleaded not guilty to the charge. Government prosecutor Peter Chapman SC told the jury in his opening address that Kissel drugged her ...

  7. Banker suspected wife was drugging him, court told

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... the words 'cocaine' or 'illegal drugs'. 'Did Robert Kissel ever tell you he used cocaine?' asked Mr Plowman. 'Absolutely not,' Mr Shea replied. Bill ...

  8. Court backs denial of licence to 'drug disco'

    Posted Jan 21st 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The Licensing Authority was correct to take police concerns about drug-taking and other illegal activity into account when it refused a licence to one of Hong Kong's biggest ... and general safety,' Mr Justice Michael Hartmann said in the judgment. 'Behaviour which violates the law, such as drug trafficking, or which is of a riotous nature, such as behaviour which ...

  9. Teens getting heroin from parents

    Posted Nov 24th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Narcotics survey stuns officials, even though fewer youngsters are using drugs Almost one in 12 teenage heroin abusers say they obtained the drug from their parents. This finding of a government study has shocked anti-narcotics officials, who plan an investigation of parents' influence on attitudes to drugs among the young. 'We have had so many discussions about how ...

  10. Internet sales of fake Viagra 'out of control'

    Posted Sep 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Sales of counterfeit anti-impotence drugs on the internet are out of control, pharmacists said yesterday. Unless there was a sustained crackdown more customers would get hurt, warned Billy Chung Wing-ming of the Practising Pharmacists Association of Hong Kong. 'The packaging of counterfeit drugs is sometimes even better than the authentic products,' he said. ...




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