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  1. Doctors help identify users in pilot scheme

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Family doctors will join the battle against drug abuse among youngsters in a new project jointly operated with social service groups. Under a pilot scheme introduced in Tai Po this month, 24 private practitioners will help identify drug abusers and refer them to the Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service Cheer Lutheran Centre so that they can seek help from social workers. ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their parents or siblings, according to a survey ('Focus on families amid rising drug use', March 2). This is another potential source of teenage drug abuse that we should pay attention to. I believe the voluntary drug-testing scheme in schools can play a significant role in curbing teenage drug abuse. But we cannot ignore this latest news that families could actually offer young ...

  3. Police launch drug war in party areas

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Officers fear improving economy will tempt young revellers into substance abuse Police anti-triad officers are to join a drive against drugs this summer in popular upmarket entertainment areas such as Lan Kwai Fong and SoHo amid fears that the improving economy will spur an increase in drug use. The deployment is part of Operation Pair Finder launched by police in Central. ...

  4. Teenager triumphs as cross-harbour race returns

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Eighteen-year-old John Ling Tin-yu beat 978 competitors to win Hong Kong's first cross-harbour swim in 33 years yesterday, completing the 1.8-kilometre event in 20 minutes and 34.4 seconds. 'It means a lot to me because it ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should the drug rehab school get the Mui Wo premises? I refer to headlines like 'Boredom, loneliness led trio into trouble' (June 18) or 'Girl, 16, ill after taking ketamine' (June 18) in relation to the conflict between Mui Wo residents and the government about plans to let the drug rehabilitation school expand to Mui Wo. I realise that drug abuse is a serious ...

  6. Teen charged over pier's last stand

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The teenager who manned the ramparts at the doomed Queen's Pier to the last minute was charged last night with obstructing a police officer in the execution of his duty. ... this, which is a power abuse.' ...

  7. Spiked drink scam victim undergoes hypnosis

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... date-rape drugs such as Rohypnol and GHB to render drinkers insensible and steal money from their accounts. Now Clark (pictured), a Hong Kong-based management trainer, has been hypnotised ... have taken hair samples from Clark to analyse for any traces of a drug used to spike his drink. They are also reviewing closed-circuit television images provided by one bank of a black woman ...

  8. The buzz

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... teenage years as a prostitute and drug addict in Vancouver, but has since risen to become a noted author and poet. Her appearance alongside Rastafarian poet Benjamin Zephaniah (see preview on back ...

  9. City Digest

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Pepper spray used to subdue drugs suspect A police officer used pepper spray in the arrest of a 31-year-old man found with a small amount of drugs in Yuen Long yesterday. The officer ... seeking free kindergarten and senior secondary education. Drugs worth HK$1.7m seized from passenger Some 2kg of methamphetamine, worth HK$1.7m, was seized from a man attempting to board a flight ...

  10. Around town

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... explains how recent developments in science may provide solutions to global problems such as the creation of carbon-free energy and developing new drugs for rapidly increasing diseases. Nov 11, ... gala premiere EcoVision presents the acclaimed documentary about dolphin slaughtering in a cove near Taijii, Japan, exposing abuse of the species and a threat to human health. Proceeds go ...




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