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  1. Groups fight rising scourge of drugs

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by May George

    ... from the pressure of academic studies and a way to deal with negative family relationships. According to the Central Registry of Drug Abuse, the number of drug abusers under the age of 21 ... but we also sometimes seek medical help if the client needs it,' said Mr Wong. One way of turning a teenager away from drugs, or even preventing him or her from taking them in the first ...

  2. City Briefs

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Drug addict dies in jail after calling for help A drug addict, 54, detained at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre died yesterday after complaining of being unwell. The man, who had a 40-year history of drug abuse, according to the Corrections Services Department, had been undergoing tuberculosis treatment and had been kept in an isolation cell since September 5. He called medical ...

  3. Him of sorrow

    Posted Apr 05th 2004, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... from drug abuse and deafness to the death of two bandmates and child pornography allegations- the short, unhappy life of Kurt Donald Cobain brought tragic meaning to life imitating art. ... 'A ONCE BEAUTIFUL, angry, petulant, spoiled, drug-addled middle-class white boy from a divorced family who just happened, with the help of two of his slightly more stable peers, to make ...

  4. Warning on accidental poisoning of under-fives

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... received by the centre, 36 per cent were attempted suicide, 22 per cent were unintentional, 13 per cent were drug abuse and 11 per cent were adverse reaction after taking drugs. For the first time ...

  5. Police accused of ambulance service abuse

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Danny Mok

    ... Clifford Lo and Danny Mok A complaint that police abused the ambulance service yesterday by asking for two ambulances to take a pair of suspected thieves with minor injuries to hospital ... police asked for another to take the other injured man to hospital. The team leader from the first ambulance contacted the department's control room, accusing police of abusing the ambulance ...

  6. Twelve-step programme for those addicted to greed

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... Daniel Jeffreys It seems strange that the world's financial markets continue to look shaky, despite the trillions of dollars injected into the global banking system. The situation has become almost comical, like an episode of the US drama House in wh ...

  7. Denial over big cash seizure

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for drug abuse and the sex trade. Besides Chen, six government officials are also facing trial for their alleged links to the nightclub. They will be charged with dereliction of duty and taking ...

  8. Residents and witnesses place blame on negligence and graft

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

    ... everything there. 'It's an open secret that many young people were abusing drugs in the club. They often could not stand up by the time they came to get in my cab. 'Yesterday, I even ...

  9. City Briefs

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... his organs for transplant operations. He was thought to be having problems with his girlfriend. Paramedics were called in when two passing men heard a loud bang and found the teenager lying unconscious outside the building. Earlier, two suspected drug addicts apparently committed suicide by burning charcoal in a Sheung Shui house. Transport chief in crash A government vehicle assigned ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by having drivers trained in customer care. Sunny Leung, Mid-Levels Tests worthy but flawed I support the drug test scheme for schools. However, predictions that 100 pupils a month will seek help may be too optimistic. However, the tests may identify some students who have a drug problem. They will then be able to get counselling from social workers and then, hopefully, come off drugs ...




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