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  1. Sport - Racing

    Jockey Club stance on controversial drug Lasix the only choice

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 07:46pm by Michael Cox

    ... competitive disadvantage. The decision was a no-brainer, really. It would have seemed sanctimonious to, on one hand, stand on a soapbox proclaiming that racing’s equine competitors should be drug ... and Lasix stops EIPH. Critics say it is used primarily as a performance-enhancing drug, dropping a horse’s body weight dramatically on raceday, and perhaps acts as a masking agent for other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1593245/jockey-club-stance-controversial-drug-lasix-only-choice
  2. Youth drug abuse is dark side to festivities

    Posted Dec 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 5 was made. The seizures coincide with warnings about a dramatic rise in the demand for cocaine in Hong Kong and evidence that suggests a growing number of teenagers are regularly using party drugs ... has stepped up its efforts to curb drug abuse and appears to have enjoyed some success. The overall number of known drug users has fallen. But the battle to combat drug use by the young ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/483359/youth-drug-abuse-dark-side-festivities
  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong girls using wider variety of drugs than boys as addicts get younger

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:17am by Bernice Chan

    ... centre run by the Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers (Sarda) and the women are celebrating their reintegration into society after managing to stay clean for a year. Lily, ... , Cheung says. And because teenage girls often have low self-esteem to start with, they are more prone to depression after taking drugs and are more vulnerable to sexual assault, she adds. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1464808/hong-kong-girls-using-wider-variety-drugs-boys-addicts
  4. News - Hong Kong - NARCOTICS

    Hidden drug use puts tests on agenda

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com With abusers staying under radar for longer, it's time to look at 'mandatory' testing, says drugs tsar who plans to put issue to the public Hidden drug use puts tests on agenda The number of years drug abusers are staying below the radar has doubled in the last five years, Hong Kong's drugs tsar revealed yesterday as she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1196602/hidden-drug-use-puts-tests-agenda
  5. News - World - PERU

    As fast as Peru dynamites airstrips, cocaine traffickers fix them

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:17pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Pichari Rich rewards for pilots who smuggle cocaine out of the world's top coca-growing valley Drug traffickers fix airstrips as fast as they're blown up ... US$10,000 to US$25,000 per flight. The border has no radar coverage and the neighbouring nations' air forces are limited so drug flights can only be intercepted on the ground. Romero said 14 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598124/fast-peru-dynamites-airstrips-cocaine-traffickers-fix-them
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for..., August 24, 2014

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by STAFF

    ... Jaycee Chan The son of action star Jackie Chan was detained in Beijing over possession of drugs. Jaycee Chan was detained along with popular Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung. They were allegedly caught smoking marijuana at a foot massage parlour. Police later found 100 grams of the drug in a home reportedly belonging to Jackie Chan. The star said he was "furious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580218/bad-week-august-24-2014
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Film about teenage delinquency tests the mettle of its three young stars

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau Making their big screen debut in a gritty drama about teenage delinquency pushed the film's three young stars to their limits, writes Chris Lau Girls behaving badly Rainky ... commercials, and 19-year-old Hui is a popular model with fans in Hong Kong and the mainland. But when they were picked to star in a drama about three teenage delinquents, directed by Philip Yung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1534108/film-about-teenage-delinquency-tests-mettle-its-three-young
  8. News - China Insider - NARCOTICS

    Hunan police seize 90kg of heroin 'smuggled in from Myanmar'

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 03:18pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com Criminal gangs operating near border suspected in one of the year's biggest drug busts Police in China’s Hunan province have seized more than 90 kilograms of heroin and six million yuan (HK$7.5 million) in cash in one of the year’s biggest drug busts. At a press conference on Wednesday, police displayed more than 100 packets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1595371/hunan-police-seize-90kg-heroin-smuggled-myanmar
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Rock star nun: how Nepal's rebel with a cause became an unlikely sensation

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... hit, was the first Western music Drolma had owned. Fourteen years later, Raitt went to see Drolma play live in San Francisco, in the United States. The teenage fan had become the rock star nun. ... translated into 11 languages, including English. In it, Drolma writes extensively about a tormented childhood at the hands of an abusive father. Watch: Ani Choying Drolma on how she became a singer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1594488/nepals-rock-star-nun-rebel-cause
  10. News - World - CRIME

    US$65m raid on Los Angeles' garment district in drug cash laundering probe

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:07pm by MCT

    ... they allege were part of a widespread attempt by Mexican drug cartels to launder narcotics profits. Nine people were arrested on Wednesday in raids targeting 70 locations, many of them businesses in the fashion district. Those arrested included two members of the Chen family who import clothing from China and are accused of laundering US$75,000 for drug traffickers and federal agents posing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590298/us65m-raid-los-angeles-garment-district-drug-cash-laundering-probe

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