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    Letters to the Editor, June 1, 2014

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:34am by LETTERS

    ... on teenagers. I hope the government can find new ways to tackle juvenile drug abuse. Many teenagers are aware of the dangers of taking drugs, but they still persist. The most likely explanation ... Update policy on fighting drug abuse Juvenile drug abuse has been a big problem in Hong Kong for a long time. The government has implemented a voluntary drug-testing scheme, but I think ...

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    All citizens can work towards a healthy drug-free Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:07am by LETTERS

    ... All citizens can work towards a healthy drug-free Hong Kong The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was first established by the United Nations in 1987 to strengthen global efforts towards a society free of drug abuse. Today, it serves as a reminder of the ongoing war that is being fought around the world on illicit drug use and trafficking. It also ...

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    Primary students can get across anti-smoking message to parents

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 04:37am by LETTERS

    ... of the dangers of drugs and substance abuse. Since 2011, LEAP has been working with the Tobacco Control Office, which has helped enable LEAP to offer its well-established smoking prevention programmes ... not seen their parents drunk, teenagers who have are more than twice as likely to get themselves drunk in a typical month. And those teens who get drunk regularly are three times more likely to use ...

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    Letters to the Editor, July 17, 2014

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:45am by LETTERS

    ... blatant human rights abuses in China, the misuse of land that causes serious environmental problems, rampant corruption and the use of ill-gotten gains that drives up property prices in Hong Kong. ... of everything and the children became overdependent. Hong Kong parents need to learn when to let go and give their children the chance to take care of themselves sometimes. This will help teenagers ...

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    Trying to curb hidden drug abuse

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:21am by LETTERS

    ... Scheme needed as hidden drug abuse problem gets worse It has been over a month since the Action Committee Against Narcotics (Acan) launched the public consultation exercise on the RESCUE Drug Testing Scheme (RDT). I want to address a few frequently asked questions. First, some people believe drug abuse is not much different from alcoholism or addictive gambling, so ...

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    Public awareness must be raised about alcohol-related harm

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:27am by LETTERS

    ... and educate the public on alcohol-related harm. LEAP, founded in 1994, is the leading drug prevention education organisation in Hong Kong. Our mission is to help prevent substance abuse, particularly ... with increased risk for alcohol dependence and abuse at later ages, alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes, and other unintentional injuries". What is more alarming is that binge drinking, which ...

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    Letters to the Editor, May 22, 2015

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:55am by LETTERS

    ... which are free, which makes it inexpensive to keep in touch with friends. However, there is a downside. Some people can become addicted to them. This can be a real problem for teenagers who have ... that teenagers learn that communication must go beyond the social network. They must learn to use their smartphones wisely. Susanna Chung Miu-shan, Kowloon Tong   Strong case for opening vet school ...

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    Letters to the Editor, November 29, 2013

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 03:34am by LETTERS

    ... crime rates in the world. But we do have a problem of drug abuse among young people. This is a social problem that must be addressed. Youngsters are impressionable and some have ... campaign manager   Indonesian maid abuse is trafficking I refer to the article by Mabel Au, director of Amnesty International Hong Kong ("Break the chain", November 22). Only now, after ...

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    Letters to the Editor, September 16, 2013

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... activities of blatant drugs touts I refer to the report about people offering illegal drugs ("Brazen touts making drug offers in Tsim Sha Tsui", September 2). It beggars belief that Paul Grove, the Tsim Sha Tsui police divisional commander, claims the police are not aware of "any increase in drug-pushing activities among the touts in the area". Perhaps he means he has ...



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