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  1. Teenagers arrested in raid on suspected ketamine house party

    Posted Nov 25th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Clifford Lo

    ... to teenagers that they will face arrest even if they hide at home to abuse drugs.' He said law enforcers should enhance intelligence collection to track down such residential drug dens and step up ... that frequent police raids on discos and pubs to combat juvenile drug problems might have led teenagers to hide at home and hold drug parties,' the source said. The 10 suspects- four boys and five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/661389/teenagers-arrested-raid-suspected-ketamine-house-party
  2. The Teenagers

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... already the bitchiest queen/ Your room's a mess, I'm not impressed', sings Quentin Delafon on F*** Nicole, about drug abuse and despair. 'I'll sell my mum to be lost ... Alan Warboys The Teenagers Reality Check (XL Recordings) London-based French pop trio the Teenagers are capable of turning out a good song. The trouble is that song is reworked 12 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631829/teenagers
  3. Aborigines take up camel hunting to tackle boredom and drug abuse

    Posted Feb 11th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney Aborigines in Australia's arid desert interior have hit on an innovative way of tackling the boredom and substance abuse that have ravaged so many ... Springs in the Northern Territory, Aboriginal teenagers venture into the desert once a week in search of feral camels. Firearm licences are hard to come by, so the camels are mostly shot by one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625839/aborigines-take-camel-hunting-tackle-boredom-and-drug-abuse
  4. School for drug abusers queries testing students

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Education Bureau under fire for missing talks on taskforce report The city's only private school for teenage drug abusers has questioned the feasibility of compulsory drug ... a report from a taskforce on youth drug abuse, which recommends drug testing on teenagers. Supervisor of Christian Zheng Sheng College Jacob Lam Hay-sing, who will attend the meeting, said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660745/school-drug-abusers-queries-testing-students
  5. Drug abuse clinic set for Kowloon East

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee A clinic for drug abusers will be set up at United Christian Hospital next month to cope with a rise in the number of young people using narcotics. It will be the first one in the Hospital Authority's Kowloon East cluster. There are already such clinics in the other clusters to treat drug abusers and provide them with counselling. Michael Yiu Gar-chung, Kowloon East ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654492/drug-abuse-clinic-set-kowloon-east
  6. Coming soon to a club near you

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... The proposal for random drug tests at discos and in schools has caused uproar, Elaine Yau investigates As a way to combat the rising drug abuse among Hong Kong's teenagers, the Action ... to the tests. Psychiatric specialist Lee Wing-king said the worsening problem of teenage drug abuse warranted the measure. 'The government has done a lot to combat drug-taking among young people, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645246/coming-soon-club-near-you
  7. Drugs and drug crime under scrutiny

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... tough, with people caught with 20 grams of specified drugs facing up to 10 years in jail. Association of Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers of Macau president Augusto Nogueira said teenagers were ... youngsters really need to think about what they are doing before they make a very big mistake,' he said. ''We see so many teenagers trying party drugs, it is a big concern. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642779/drugs-and-drug-crime-under-scrutiny
  8. Anti-drug campaigns wide of mark: survey

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yick-ming said more work should be done on the prevention of drug abuse. She said the government's Central Registry of Drug Abuse only received reports from abusers voluntarily, while a city-wide assessment was only run every four years. 'A comprehensive survey should be completed every two years to keep track of drug-abuse trends and establish more accurate anti-narcotics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632072/anti-drug-campaigns-wide-mark-survey
  9. Parents fail to make the grade, say teenagers

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was in charge of the study, said the results showed that adults did better in providing material support to teenagers, such as providing shelter, a good education and stopping them from abusing drugs ... Ng Yuk-hang Parents may hope their children will ace every exam but, according to the results of a survey, adults score only a C+ when it comes to understanding teenagers. The Boys' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665164/parents-fail-make-grade-say-teenagers
  10. Urine drug tests likely for pupils

    Posted Dec 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... expensive, while the cost of urine testing is lower,' Dr Choi said. He pointed out that hair testing also was not as accurate, as it took some time to see the effect of drug abuse in hair samples. 'A teenager might be a drug abuser, but testing his hair might not reveal that because it takes time for the effect to show. We will also learn from experience in other countries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664682/urine-drug-tests-likely-pupils

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