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  1. Police may target six drugs in crackdown in drug driving

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Six drugs most commonly abused by Hong Kong people have been shortlisted as the targets in a government move to tackle drug driving. Under a proposal to be unveiled next week, ... quickly whether the driver was under the influence of drugs. Police would be able to require the suspect to perform a physical test- such as walking a straight line, if they had reason to believe ...

  2. 'Special K' now more popular than Ecstasy

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Ketamine has outstripped Ecstasy as the most popular party drug in Hong Kong, new research has found. Nowhere else in the world is ketamine, or 'Special K', used at such a high level, studies suggest. According to preliminary findings of the research, a staggering 95 per cent of party-drug users reported using ketamine, compared with 82 per cent who take Ecstasy and 80 ...

  3. First arrest under new drug-drive regulations

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police have made their first arrest of a driver suspected to be under the influence of an illegal drug since a drug-driving law came into effect last week. The driver, 33, was also the first person in the city to be subject to a new five-part impairment test to see whether he was influenced by drugs. The man was arrested in Aberdeen after his delivery ...

  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. Better drugs education urged to fight ignorance

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Hong Kong's young people are not getting the correct education and support about drugs, a group working with them says- despite a recent government study which showed a large fall in drug abuse among the city's teenagers. The privately-funded KELY Support Group, which supports young people between the ages of 14 and 24, said data from ...

  6. Positive thinking helps teenagers stay off drugs

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The power of positive thinking is often praised, but in Hong Kong its effectiveness has been linked to much lower levels of drug and alcohol use among ... were 47 per cent more likely to take drugs, on average, than those who did. 'According to the data collected in Form Three, the uses of ketamine and cannabis by students who had not joined ...

  7. Teenagers charged with selling ketamine

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Two 15-year-old boys have been charged with drug trafficking for allegedly selling ketamine to five girls aged 13 to 14 from Sheung Shui Government Secondary School. The girls complained of feeling sick after allegedly taking the drug during the lunch break on Friday. They were later arrested on suspicion of taking illegal drugs. One of the girls was also arrested ...

  8. Police crack gang that recruited children to sell drugs to pupils

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A syndicate said to have recruited teenagers to sell illegal drugs has been smashed after an alleged core figure and two suspected traffickers including a 14-year-old boy were arrested in Mong Kok early yesterday, police say. The gang assigned its recruits to find new clients- mainly students- and offered free drugs to lure teenagers, according to investigators. ...

  9. Security chief assures schools of confidentiality

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan, Martin Wong

    ... Kobi Chan, Martin Wong and Loretta Fong The security chief has apologised to a Fanling school after its name was leaked as the scene of an undercover drug operation, and has given an assurance that schools' confidentiality will be maintained in the coming drug-testing scheme in Tai Po. The Church of Christ in China Kei San Secondary School allowed an undercover policewoman ...

  10. HK-based model caught in date-rape drug bust

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... drug, worth about A$4 million (HK$32.7 million). Felicity Stephens was arrested on Australia's Gold Coast after a joint federal and state police operation in co-operation with Australian ... of liquid fantasy that had arrived from Hong Kong. The drug is also known as the date-rape drug gamma butyrolactone. Stephens was later arrested after police allegedly found an email linking her ...




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