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  1. A guide to the new regulations governing Chinese medicines

    Posted Aug 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q What will happen on or after December 1? A Starting from December 1, any sale, import or possession of unregistered proprietary Chinese medicine will be an offence subject to a maximum ... A The Chinese Medicines Board under the Chinese Medicine Council- the statutory body that regulates Chinese herbal and proprietary medicine and practitioners. The Department of Health enforces the law. ...

  2. Medicine seized in raids

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Police seized 2,700 bottles of cough medicine and some 9,000 tablets of impotence drugs, including Viagra, and tranquillisers, worth a total of HK$530,000 in two raids in Causeway Bay yesterday morning. Acting on a tip-off, officers first raided a flat on Hennessy Road at about 8am and arrested a man, 31. They then raided a pharmacy where the man worked and arrested ...

  3. Drugs boss executed over fake medicine

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Beijing 'setting example for shaming nation' Former state pharmaceuticals chief Zheng Xiaoyu was executed yesterday as the central government stepped up its battle against unsafe food and drug products. The execution was verified and approved by ...

  4. Vet accused of misconduct after dog's death

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam A veterinary surgeon was accused of professional misconduct at a disciplinary hearing yesterday. Coco Chan Kok said Chung Chen-hsi failed to explain the cause of her shih-tzu's death after an operation in 2006. She said the veterinarian reacted violently to her questions and scolded her. Dr Chung denied the claims and said Ms Chan had created a disturbance at his ...

  5. Help for police tackling animal abuse

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Police are stepping up training to help officers deal effectively with animal abuse cases, including inviting an overseas veterinary forensic expert ... or by accident, and how to investigate real cases of abuse. A veterinary forensic expert from Britain will hold a one-week workshop in February on investigative skills including serology (the study ...

  6. Fairwood Crown trainer Leung fined

    Posted Jun 01st 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Trainer Andy Leung Ting-wah was yesterday fined HK$75,000 by the Jockey Club stewards after an inquiry into an incident involving Fairwood Crown on May 7. Leung was found guilty of a breach of Rule 150 after declared starter Fairwood Crown was presented twice that day for an official veterinary examination. The horse had failed the first examination by club vet Dr ...

  7. Wife stabber gets 8 years

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu and Emily Tsang A ketamine addict who said, 'Sorry, I don't want to do this' as he grabbed his wife by the neck, stabbed her repeatedly with a screwdriver and tried to hack her with a breadknife has been jailed for eight years. ...

  8. Patient gets improperly stored blood

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com A woman was given a transfusion with two bags of blood from a malfunctioning refrigerator after giving birth at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, a spokesman said. He said the bags were processed in a closed system and the possibility ...

  9. Inside the ketamine trade

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are among the highest users of the drug, a veterinary anaesthetic. Full story - Page 5 ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unlabelled bottle earns veterinarian a reprimand Veterinarian David Gething of East Island Animal Hospital was found guilty of professional misconduct by the Veterinary Surgeons Board for dispensing, to a dog owner, a bottle of surgical disinfectant without a label. The inquiry committee heard Gething had given the owner the solution when his dog was discharged after an operation ...




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