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  1. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    ‘It’s my fault’: Jackie Chan tells of his shame at the drug arrest of son Jaycee

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Vivienne Chow

    ... on suspicion of "providing shelter for others to abuse drugs". Police recovered more than 100 grams of marijuana from the home reportedly belonging to Jackie Chan in Beijing. Mainland media reported that Jaycee Chan admitted that he first abused drugs in the Netherlands in 2006, while Ko did it for the first time in Jaycee's home two years ago. A video of the police's raid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578063/jackie-chan-tells-shame-drug-arrest-son-jaycee-chan
  2. News - China Insider - DRUGS

    Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee arrested in Beijing drug bust with Taiwanese actor Kai Ko

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:23pm by WU NAN

    ... for the suspected crime of "providing a shelter for others to abuse drugs," which carries a maximum prison term of three years if a suspect is convicted. LATEST: Jackie Chan's son Jaycee ... – including mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwanese actors – who have been arrested in Beijing’s widening campaign targeting celebrity drug abuse over the last few years.  Chan,  the son of Jackie Chan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1576112/jackie-chans-son-jaycee-arrested-beijing-drug-bust-taiwanese
  3. News - China - DRUGS

    Shamed actor Ko Chen-tung faces criminal probe when he returns to Taiwan

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 12:18pm by WU NAN, Andrea Chen, Lawrence Chung

    ... of action star Jackie Chan, was taken into custody for "providing a shelter for others to abuse drugs" along with Ko on August 14. Police say they recovered more than 100 grams ... after serving 14 days in detention in Beijing for drug offences, according to Taiwan prosecutors. The 23-year-old actor, also known as Kai Ko, was released from detention early yesterday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581663/actor-ko-released-detention-after-14-days
  4. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Crystal meth seizures at Lo Wu border crossing soar

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Soaring demand from Hong Kong drug users and rising profits makes methamphetamines a lucrative product for smugglers, says customs Ice seizures at border ... border crossing. Soaring local demand and increased profits for traffickers made the drug- also known as crystal meth- a lucrative product for smugglers, said Wong Jug-tung, deputy head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580207/ice-seizures-lo-wu-border-crossing-triple-those-last-year-customs
  5. News - China - DRUGS

    Actor Gao Hu latest Chinese celebrity to face drugs charges

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 07:21pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing An actor has become the latest Chinese celebrity to face drug charges in a wave of detentions that an official said on Wednesday is one of China’s sternest crackdowns on illegal drug use in two decades. Gao Hu, 40, who had a small part as a soldier in Zhang Yimou’s 2011 movie The Flowers of War, was detained by police for possession and use of marijuana ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1572935/actor-gao-hu-latest-chinese-celebrity-detained-drugs
  6. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Hong Kong anti-drugs body pushes drug testing, despite opposition

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Anti-drugs body pushes testing despite opposition A government plan to give police wider powers to test people suspected to be using drugs faced "strong ... the Action Committee Against Narcotics, would allow police to force people to undergo tests if there was "reasonable suspicion" that they had taken drugs. Those who failed could be referred ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545183/hong-kong-anti-drugs-body-pushes-drug-testing-despite-opposition
  7. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Hong Kong customs nab HK$2.5m haul of ketamine 'smuggled from mainland'

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:58pm by Clifford Lo

    ... afternoon. Neither has been charged with any crime. Seizure of ketamine fell 66 per cent to 245kg last year from 724kg in 2012. It was the most abused psychotropic substance among reported drug abusers last year, according to the Central Registry of Drug Abuse, run by the Security Bureau’s narcotics division. The figures showed that the number of ketamine users dropped by 15 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1511955/customs-nab-hk25m-haul-ketamine-smuggled-mainland
  8. News - World - DRUGS

    US in biggest designer drug ring bust, with 225 arrests in five countries

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 11:31am by AFP

    ... say abuse of the drugs can lead to seizures, hallucinations, high blood pressure and organ damage. Several overdoses, mainly of people aged 12 to 29, have led to deaths, the DEA said. "The bottom line is that these drugs are being marketed to the most vulnerable part of our society, which is teenagers and young adults," said DEA chief of operations James Capra. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1270101/us-biggest-designer-drug-ring-bust-225-arrests-five-countries
  9. News - World - DRUGS

    Drug market moving quickly online, global user survey finds

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:07pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Drug market moving quickly online More drug users are finding their fix online- including so-called legal highs as well as illegal drugs such as cannabis and MDMA- because they say the quality is better, there is more choice and it is more convenient, research has found. The 2014 Global Drug Survey (GDS)- which questioned almost 80,000 drug users from 43 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1482245/drug-market-moving-quickly-online-global-user-survey-finds
  10. News - World - DRUGS

    Loophole in Spanish law makes Barcelona a marijuana haven

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... on associations opening premises for smoking the drug and regional authorities also want new rules enacted to control the use of cannabis. "These clubs have spread due to a lack of regulation," ... of Spain's cannabis clubs are in Barcelona, which tops the rankings on WeBeHigh, a travel advice website for users of soft drugs. There are also many clubs in the northwestern Basque region, whose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1560548/loophole-spanish-law-makes-barcelona-marijuana-haven

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