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  1. Talkback

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q How can teenage drug abuse be reduced? Drug abuse is a serious problem in society. Many young people think taking drugs can give them happiness. Unfortunately, they are absolutely wrong. ... Tong In recent days, the problem of growing drug abuse among teenagers has aroused widespread concern. Teenagers nowadays face various temptations. How can they be protected from drugs? First, ...

  2. Have you ever come across drugs?

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... they are very expensive. I don't want to try drugs because they are bad for our health. Unless this trend is reversed, drug abuse can become a serious problem among teenagers. Top tunes: Pop Chloe ... and drugs are cheaper nowadays. Teenagers can buy them from some pharmacies. They also take drugs at parties. I haven't seen teenagers taking drugs but some of my friends have. Drugs are very ...

  3. talk back

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... problems for years. Education should not be confined to schools, but extended to families and the wider community. Cheung King-kwan, Kwun Tong Q How can teenage drug abuse be reduced? ... they will practise it safely. Jessica Shia, Tai Hang People always suggest that social problems such as casual sex, drug abuse and gambling should be an integral part of the formal school curriculum, or even ...

  4. Talkback

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... effective method of dealing with the problem of teenage drug abuse. Phyllissa Chan, Hung Hom ... refuse to take the test and will not be required to undergo counselling. I am concerned that those abusing drugs will simply refuse to submit to the test. The revised scheme gives too much ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Parents back school drug tests: poll

    Posted Mar 24th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... tests would enable them to help their children in the early stages of drug use. About 84 per cent of the respondents believed drug abuse among teenagers to be quite serious or very serious, ... Agnes Lam Nine out of 10 parents with offspring under 21 support a government proposal for drug tests at school. Of the 300 parents interviewed in a poll this month, 91 per cent said ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jul 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This might make it even harder to get to young people who have developed a drug abuse problem. How far should we go? Will we see a full night curfew placed on teenagers? What the government should ... I do appreciate the work that is being done by the action committee. Noble Mak Ka-chun, Yuen Long Teens need protection The problem of teenage drug abuse is becoming more serious. Some young ...

  8. Drug testing in schools to take cautious tack

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... among teenagers was to build consensus among them to say no to drugs. The taskforce launched a two-year campaign against youth drug abuse last week with the aim of correcting common ... of drug tests if they all conducted the same test. The Action Committee Against Narcotics has proposed to the inter-departmental taskforce on young drug abuse- led by Mr Wong- that drug testing ...

  9. Pupils suspended over drugs claims

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... Steve Cray Five Year 12 students have been suspended from Sha Tin College for alleged drug abuse. Police are investigating two teenagers said to have been trafficking cannabis, while the other three were suspended after allegations they were using the drug. Principal of the English Schools Foundation secondary school David Cottam said he had received 'credible ...

  10. Should school students face mandatory drug testing?

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Matthew Murchie

    ... the government's zero- tolerance policy on drug abuse among teenagers through mandatory drug testing is a necessary measure. The aim of mandatory drug testing is not to punish or humiliate drug ... Matthew Murchie, Elise Choi Matthew Murchie, 17, St Joseph's College Drug abuse remains a serious problem in schools. The government's repeated anti-drug campaigns bore little ...




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