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  1. Teenagers experimenting with drugs at 15, says narcotics chief

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... consultation by the police will take place in the fourth quarter. 'We expect reported cases of teenage drug abuse to rise in the short run,' she said. Extensive reporting on pop singers Jill ... drug-abuse cases to maintain their reputations, but more schools had been taking the initiative recently to provide anti-drug education in co-operation with NGOs. To identify students who may ...

  2. Defenders of rights have become the abusers

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Hong Kong is facing an increasingly serious problem of youth drug abuse. To tackle it, schools in Tai Po will launch a pilot drug-testing scheme this month. But just when the contentious scheme has finally got the blessing of all parties concerned, there was the news last week that an undercover police officer posing as a secondary-school student had cracked a drug ...

  3. Cannabis case prompts tighter policy in selection of anti-drugs ambassadors

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Vivian Li

    ... on Youth Drug Abuse has recommended a voluntary school-based drug-testing scheme, with the purpose of early intervention for treatment and rehabilitation. A pilot scheme will be conducted ... drug abusers but at aiding them. A consultation paper will be launched at the end of the year. According to a survey by the Professional Teachers' Union, the problem of drug abuse ...

  4. Stiff jail term for teenager with drug-soaked clothes

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... of cocaine with a street value of more than HK$2 million. The teenager, now 19, faces almost 19 years in jail after he pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance yesterday to one count of trafficking in a dangerous drug. The court heard he was leaving the airport via the green 'nothing to declare' channel after arriving from Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 8 last year ...

  5. Pop singers held for drugs in Japan

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... teenagers would be very disappointed if their idols were involved in drug abuse. He suggested the singers apologise if found guilty. ... performers who were involved in drugs-related offences. Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said yesterday that the government had always been very concerned about drug abuse. The government ...

  6. Teenager gets five years' jail for raping girl, 13

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was told the pair had taken ketamine with four other teenagers inside a flat in a public housing estate in Tin Shui Wai in March last year and the rape took place after they inhaled the drugs ... of a male mutual friend's home in Tin Yat Estate after she and the other teenagers had consumed ketamine. When she was attacked by Yeung, she had told him to stop. But he ignored her ...

  7. The agony of ecstasy

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... The majority's first drug use experience was around the age of 15. The teenagers polled said that they mainly gained access to drugs from their friends, triads and drug dealers at raves and discos. More ... officer, Mongkok, warned that summer appeared to be the peak season for teenage drug offences, as young people had more money and free time. But social workers said the bureau's figures only ...

  8. Boy admits possessing Ecstasy at school

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Joyce Man

    ... anti-drug measures in place. 'We will invite the school supervisor of the drug rehabilitation school for young drug abusers- Christian Zheng Sheng College- to do a talk at our school in the coming academic year.' The case comes as efforts are stepped up to combat drug abuse among youngsters in the community. The Hong Kong Playground Association will introduce a 'body check ...

  9. 5 years' jail for paedophile who abused godson

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Repeat molester a menace: judge A repeat sex offender who admitted abusing a teenage boy to whom he was both tutor and godfather was jailed for five years yesterday. Sentencing ... the child but not harm them,' the judge said in passing sentence. 'The victim was sexually abused by his godfather whom he loved and respected.' She said she was very concerned about ...

  10. Pop star with cocaine conviction to promote anti-drugs message

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Canto-pop singer Deep Ng Ho-hong, who was convicted of drug possession five years ago, has been appointed an ambassador for a folk song contest to promote anti-drug messages to teenagers ... care in future. He said inviting singers to perform at anti-drug events and concerts was helpful in attracting teenagers, but stressed that choosing appropriate ambassadors was important, ...




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