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  1. Talkback

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on what they can learn. Ingrid Wong, Hung Hom How should we tackle teenage drug abuse? An increasing number of teenagers are addicted to drugs and this affects the crime rate in Hong Kong. ... the message across to youngsters. It should also be taking action against the drug dealers. The penalties should be increased against people found guilty of selling drugs to teenagers. More ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... policymakers. Llyon Li Shen, Mid-Levels School drug test still best option The school drug testing scheme has proved to be controversial, with some students opposing it. The rate of teenage drug abuse ... help these people who are taking drugs. Something has to be done before it is too late. Compulsory tests may not be ideal, but does anyone have a better idea for dealing with drug abuse among ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for students, because it can help us to detect the teenage drug abusers. Once they are identified they can be helped and can join rehabilitation services as soon as possible. A compulsory scheme may ... (methamphetamine) in Hong Kong. Attempts to find drug users have been stepped up in recent years, with, for example, the trial drug testing scheme in Tai Po schools. This is now being extended to all Hong ...

  4. Have your say

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government's public service announcements warn teenagers about how harmful drug abuse and smoking are. Advertisements also promote creativity. Advertisers put a lot of effort into designing them. ... Wan) Please call friends I am replying to the recent letter headlined 'Keep calls short'. It is perfectly fine for teenagers to call their friends and talk about things that happen ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the requirement for a third runway in the future. Alex J. Douglas, The Peak Drug test needs careful handling Drug abuse among Hong Kong teenagers is an alarming problem. There have been calls to allow ... potential drug abusers in schools and may deter drug abuse, there are some issues that need to be addressed. The policy may be disruptive not just for students but also for teachers. There would ...

  6. letters

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... find happiness if we are not satisfied with what we have. Katie Leung, Leung Shek Chee College Teen drug abuse is everyone's problem According to recent news reports, the number of young drug addicts in Hong Kong is increasingly rapidly. In my opinion, most teenagers who take drugs do so because of loneliness, parental or peer pressure, stress due to exams, and relationship ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... experienced by many teenagers in Hong Kong. We read reports of drug abuse and even of students committing suicide. I am sure many of us are shocked by such stories and then we gradually forget about ... matter cuts red tape Instead of chastising ministerial deputy Greg So Kam-leung for his alleged abuse of authority [for supplying his government name card as proof of income when renewing his ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... drug tests. Drug abuse is a serious problem in our schools. If no action is taken, an increasing number of teenagers will develop drug problems. Chow Chung-yin, Tung Chung ... in these drugs. Drug abuse has been a long-standing problem in Hong Kong's school, but there has been little teachers could do to curb it. It is important to respect human rights and privacy, ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is not strictly prohibited there will be greater conflict in society and the drug abuse problem will get worse. People have talked about the right to privacy. However, some teenagers nowadays exploit ... scheme The drug-testing scheme in schools has come in for some heavy criticism. Some critics talked about invasion of privacy. However, we should be clear that drug abuse is a serious problem ...

  10. letters

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that I must treasure my parents. Tom Chan, Tsuen Wan Public Ho Chuen Yiu Memorial College Pop idols should set positive example Pop idols are now a part of most teenagers' lives and there are differing views on whether this is good or bad. Idols can be good role models for teens, but they might also have some bad habits, such as smoking or drug abuse. It is up to the celebrities to send ...




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