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  1. 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. ...

  2. Telling it straight

    Posted Sep 11th 2009, 12:00am

    ... I realised that I wasn't into drugs... everyone has a choice in what they want for their future... and don't convince yourself that you can control drugs. Ketamine is a strong hard drug, it is used to anaesthetise an elephant and it is not supposed to be taken by human beings; imagine a person eating dog food? Leon Lai Ming sends his convoluted anti-drugs message to local youngsters ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. HK star Max Mok in Beijing drugs arrest

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee Hong Kong singer and movie star Max Mok Siu-chung was arrested for allegedly taking drugs in Beijing on Friday. Beijing police confirmed the arrest yesterday, but refused to disclose what drugs were allegedly in his possessions. Mok was arrested with several other people in the Chaoyang district of the capital after officers received tip-offs, mainland police said. ...

  5. Ella Koon takes firm stand against drugs

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Vivian Chen Singer-actor Max Mok Siu-chung's recent arrest in Beijing for alleged drug use has again stirred up speculation about drug use among stars in show business. Canto-pop ... I were ever offered drugs]. I'm really against the use of drugs and smoking,' Koon said. It seems her detest for tobacco is far-reaching. 'If my boyfriend picks up smoking, ...

  6. Drug-treatment pioneer dies at 88

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy One of the first people to use religion and fellowship to help the city's drug addicts has died. The Reverend John Paul Chan died from pneumonia in Queen Elizabeth Hospital ... as Dawn Island Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre. After a Chinese University study confirmed the effectiveness of the service, Operation Dawn began receiving government funding. In 2000, ...

  7. Police seize 372kg of drugs

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and found the drug with the help of a sniffer dog. They estimated the drug was worth HK$337 million. Chang Ma-kee, 49, the man who disappeared, is still missing. He came to Hong Kong on April 15. Background Cocaine is an illegal drug. It comes from the leaves of the coca plant. The leaf has been chewed by some native communities for centuries. But when the cocaine chemical compound ...

  8. Learning the truth about drugs

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... My school recently invited the Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers to talk about the harmful effects of drugs and present some real cases. We all assumed it was going ... bought from a supermarket. This experiment showed me teenagers who use drugs often think they are getting something out of it when all they have done is giving in to curiosity. For me ...

  9. The problem of figuring out what X-rated drugs really do

    Posted Apr 11th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Some newspapers block out four-letter words with Xs. Some drug companies are following suit with advertisements about products that deal with sensitive body parts and their functions. Lam Kam Sang, a maker of traditional Chinese medicine pills, has several lines of drug products for women that deal with problems with breasts, ovaries and the womb. They have ...

  10. Arrest for drugs, assaulting officer

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A man was arrested for possessing drugs and assaulting a police officer in Carnarvon Road early yesterday. The man, 41, tried to run away when the officer attempted to stop him. About 28 grams of Ice was allegedly seized from the man's car. The officer, who suffered minor injuries when he struggled with the man, was treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. ...




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