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  1. Have your say

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stop teen drug abuse I think the first step in combatting drug abuse among teenagers is education. Schools should arrange for experts to give talks to teenagers. Then students will learn about the dangers of drug abuse. Teachers could also get their students to debate topics related to drugs, such as 'Drug abuse affects more than academic performance'. Parents can also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/560744/have-your-say
  2. Sharp rise in drug abuse by teenage girls

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Drug abuse among teenage girls has increased by nearly a fifth in the past year, officials have warned, as education chiefs promised extra support for the controversial drug ... for Psychotropic Drug Abusers (CCPSA) needed to be strengthened to ensure drug abusers identified through the scheme had access to rehabilitation. NGOs that sent social workers into schools in Tai Po would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691930/sharp-rise-drug-abuse-teenage-girls
  3. 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
  4. Tsang targets teenage drug abuse

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung, Agnes Lam and Phyllis Tsang The chief executive is expected to unveil a series of measures in tomorrow's policy address to tackle juvenile drug abuse, including placing students with drug abuse problems in schools for social development. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is also likely to reveal details of the voluntary drug-testing scheme in secondary schools, a public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695191/tsang-targets-teenage-drug-abuse
  5. Alarm at rise in number of teenage drug abusers

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Lilian Goh

    ... Agnes Lam and Lilian Goh Police and a rehabilitation centre are concerned about the increasing number of teenage drug abusers, with figures showing a rise in arrests. Speaking at a forum on teenage drug abuse prevention in Sheung Shui yesterday, Regional Commander (New Territories North) Cheung Siu-wah said there had been a significant increase in arrests. Forty-three youngsters aged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598586/alarm-rise-number-teenage-drug-abusers
  6. Wake-up call for teenage drug abusers

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Health checks to show consequences of abuse As part of a new government offensive to curb an increasing trend of drug use among youngsters, teenage users will be sent for health ... help identify teenage drug abusers to be sent for checks, might be launched at the end of this year or early next year. She said the government was concerned by recent figures showing a 10 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597176/wake-call-teenage-drug-abusers
  7. Many teenagers who abuse drugs do poorly in IQ test

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Sherry Lee

    ... for the outreach group, said that CT scans of the teenagers who tested poorly revealed patterns of damage to the brain that were consistent with damage caused by drug abuse. She warned that teens were ... Sherry Lee and Clifford Lo Teens who abuse drugs are left with lower mental abilities, with some users functioning at levels classified as mentally retarded, a youth worker group said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558251/many-teenagers-who-abuse-drugs-do-poorly-iq-test
  8. News - World - CRIME

    X-men films director Bryan Singer accused of raping teenaged boy in 1999

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:38am by GDN

    ... The Guardian X-Men director accused of raping teenaged boy Bryan Singer, the director of the X-Men films and The Usual Suspects, has been accused of raping a 17-year-old boy and forcing him to take cocaine in 1999 in a civil lawsuit filed in Hawaii. Plaintiff Michael Egan claims he was abused by Singer and others in Los Angeles and Hawaii during a period in which he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1486489/x-men-films-director-bryan-singer-accused-raping-teenaged-boy-1999
  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong girls using wider variety of drugs than boys as addicts get younger

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:17am by Bernice Chan

    ... centre run by the Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Sarda) and the women are celebrating their reintegration into society after managing to stay clean for a year. Lily, ... , Cheung says. And because teenage girls often have low self-esteem to start with, they are more prone to depression after taking drugs and are more vulnerable to sexual assault, she adds. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1464808/hong-kong-girls-using-wider-variety-drugs-boys-addicts
  10. News - China Insider - NARCOTICS

    Meth gaining ground in China, Hong Kong: report

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 04:18pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Synthetic drugs-related arrests were up 68 per cent in mainland China, 33 per cent in Hong Kong last year The market for methamphetamine pills is booming in China as drug trade and consumption continues to expand throughout the region, a report commissioned by the United Nations released on Friday shows. “There is large demand [for drugs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1350811/meth-gaining-ground-china-hong-kong-report

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