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  1. News - Hong Kong - NARCOTICS

    Drug dealers selling more to ESF school students in Hong Kong: police

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... addicts. Teenage drug use across the board was escalating, the group said. "Based on our consultations and work in the community, there is wide speculation that hidden [or secret] drug abuse ... Cash-rich pupils buying cannabis; three peddlers arrested in six months Police have warned of "an alarming increase" in drug dealers who sell to schoolchildren - in particular, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1214101/drug-dealers-selling-more-esf-school-students-hong-kong-police
  2. Business - Money

    Discovery Bay teenage drinking and drug taking – communication the key

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:54pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... I covered the concerns of Discovery Bay parents and residents published in the DB magazine "Around DB” about teenage drug and alcohol use in the Lantau community. KELY Support Group, which ... a "bigger thing" than what it probably really is,” said a KELY spokesman.   KELY’s view So I caught up with a KELY representative to hear about the problem of teenage drinking and drug taking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/1379003/discovery-bay-teenage-drinking-and-drug-taking-communication
  3. Comment - Letters

    Helping parents curb teen drug abuse

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Offering parents help to prevent drug abuse within the family Life Education Activity Programme (LEAP) wholly endorses the statement by Winnie Kwan in advocating that education is the key to ensuring that more young people are fully aware of the dangers involved in drug abuse ("Try harder with anti-drug drive publicity", March 18). LEAP is the leading drug prevention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1198994/helping-parents-curb-teen-drug-abuse
  4. News - World - SWEDEN

    Swedish police warn of rise in teenage gang rapes filmed on smartphones

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... police have warned of a growing trend of teenage gang rapes, often filmed or photographed on smartphones, as a high-profile case under a new rape law opened in the capital. In the case before the Stockholm court, three young men are accused of raping a girl, whose age has not been made public, in a forest south of the capital. The girl was under the influence of drugs, and a judge said she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1373052/swedish-police-warn-rise-teenage-gang-rapes-filmed-smartphones
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Disadvantaged youngsters wary of proposed mandatory drug tests

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Survey reveals doubts about drug test scheme A survey of young people receiving help from social workers found that one in two believe mandatory drug tests would lead to abuses of power and further marginalisation of drug users. The research also found that more than half of the teenagers and young adults surveyed had not heard about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1384588/disadvantaged-youngsters-wary-proposed-mandatory-drug-tests
  6. News - Hong Kong - NARCOTICS

    Hidden drug use puts tests on agenda

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com With abusers staying under radar for longer, it's time to look at 'mandatory' testing, says drugs tsar who plans to put issue to the public Hidden drug use puts tests on agenda The number of years drug abusers are staying below the radar has doubled in the last five years, Hong Kong's drugs tsar revealed yesterday as she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1196602/hidden-drug-use-puts-tests-agenda
  7. News - China Insider

    Pregnant woman lures teenage girl home for abusive husband

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 06:39pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A pregnant Heilongjiang woman lured a teenage girl to her home to satisfy the sexual desires of her abusive husband before killing and dumping the girl’s body, Chinese media reported on Wednesday. Police arrested the couple on Sunday and located the girl’s body several kilometres from Huanan county in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1293351/pregnant-woman-lures-teenage-girl-home-abusive-husband
  8. Business - Money

    Discovery Bay teens- bored to drink and drugs

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 09:15am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... to find parents debating how much rope to give their teenagers, who are resorting to drink and drugs out of sheer boredom. I am not making this up. Granted, it’s buried in a thoughtful piece about ... It doesn’t sound like the school discos, church run youth groups and sport, music and drama clubs are hitting the teenage spot in DB.   Drug problem exists Claire Smith, mother of two kids aged 14 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/1365991/discovery-bay-teens-bored-drink-and-drugs
  9. News - World - CANADA

    Movie man Raymond Ying-ho Law faces Vancouver sex and drug charges

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:39pm by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Vancouver-based former tech guru charged with abusing a string of young actresses and models Movie man Law faces serious sex and drug counts A Vancouver-based movie producer is facing serious sex charges after allegedly abusing a string of young actresses and models. Raymond Ying-ho Law's accusers say that he drugged, sexually assaulted, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1385299/movie-man-raymond-ying-ho-law-faces-vancouver-sex-and-drug-charges
  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Drug use among local teens remains hidden because it is rarely addressed

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 07:10pm by ANISHA ABRAHAM

    ... Registry of Drug Abuse (CRDA) survey, which compiles statistics reported by local hospitals, clinics and other agencies. Although the rates of teen drug use in Hong Kong are lower than in Western countries, there is a significant concern that reported cases are just the tip of the iceberg, as a lot recreational drug use among local teenagers remains hidden. Adolescence is an important time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1353463/drug-use-among-local-teens-remains-hidden-because-it

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