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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    More teenage girls joining street gangs

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... workers and 12 more former clients to be employed there. Of the 150 staff at the centre, 50 are former drug abusers, street kids or ex-offenders. Foundation chairman Peter Cheng Kar-shing said: ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Social workers say girls are taking over from the boys as leaders, and some as young as six being exposed to triad culture, sex work and drugs More girls ...

  2. Bladder agony of young drug abusers

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Young drug abusers suffer painful bladder problems for up to 10 years rather than seek help, doctors treating them at a recently established clinic have found. ... treatment will lead to bladder damage deteriorating to a point that it becomes irreversible even when they stop using drugs and receive treatment,' Tam said. Drug abuse damages the bladder ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    'Dusting'- US teenagers' use of dust cleaner to get high- is spreading

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... who are at least 18. Manufacturers of dust cleaning products add "bittering agents" to their formulas, hoping the harsh taste will curb abuse, but drug counsellors say ... McClatchy-Tribune in Chicago Abuse of chemical-laced compressed-air product, easily bought in shops, can cause brain damage and is implicated in crash that killed girl, five More getting ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ABORTION

    Mother's Choice provides lifeline for girls with crisis pregnancies in HK

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... but help them through the months and years. Girls who want to parent away from abusive boyfriends and family members have a safe place to stay, where they can pick up life and computer skills. Rose ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Boy, 16, sent to detention centre for trafficking HK$16,000 of Ice

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Boy, 16, was found with 20 grams of Ice worth almost HK$16,000 on the streets of Tuen Mun Teenager sent to training centre for drug dealing A 16-year-old boy was yesterday sent to a training centre for trafficking 20 grams of the drug Ice, a day after a teenage girl was sentenced for a similar offence. The unemployed youth, Ng Ping-hei, pleaded guilty to one ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Teenager jailed for six years over ketamine trafficking

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 05:14pm by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A 16-year-old girl was jailed for six years and seven months on Thursday, after pleading guilty to trafficking 590 grams of the drug ketamine disguised as packages of tea. Chow Yuen-toa, who left school after Form Three and worked as a waitress and saleswoman, pleaded guilty to one count of drug trafficking in the Court of First Instance. The former student of Maryknoll ...

  7. Too much internet rots teen minds, study claims

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Excessive internet use can be as damaging to a teenager's brain as cocaine or alcohol, a study by the Chinese Academy of Sciences concluded. ... and facilitates communication between the brain and the rest of the body. The study found that spending excessive time online harms white matter tissue in a way similar to cocaine abuse. Professor Lei Hao ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia customs upheaval over Sydney airport graft

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 11:47am by AFP

    ... of the public after a two-year probe. They have been charged with a range of offences including drug trafficking, receiving bribes and abuse of public office. Police said the inquiry was continuing amid ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia announced an overhaul of its customs service on Thursday after eight people were arrested in a corruption investigation linked to an alleged drugs ...

  9. News - Asia

    Briefs, September 19, 2012

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... teen faces 12 years over drugs in Bali DENPASAR- A Japanese teenager charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana on the Indonesian resort island of Bali faces up to 12 years in jail, prosecutors said. The 17-year-old, a student at an international high school on the island, was arrested after police found 2.61 grams of the drug in his trousers. Prosecutors charged the teenager ...

  10. Teenage dating app shut down

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in any case. Local NGOs Against Child Abuse and the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, said they had not come across cases where teenagers were lured using dating apps and sexually assaulted. ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Skout, a smartphone dating app popular with Hongkongers, has shut down its version for teenagers after a series of rape allegations in the United States ...




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