A six-year study of Britain's drug laws by leading scientists, police officers, academics and experts has concluded it is time to introduce decriminalisation.
The public has grown increasingly frustrated at the seeming impotence of the authorities to stem the tide of mainland mothers overtaxing the city's obstetrics services.
On paper, Hong Kong has fewer newly reported drug-abuse cases. But in reality, police and social workers are concerned that the problem is getting worse.
It would be good to report after the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking yesterday that the war against illegal drugs is being won.
Drug abuse in Hong Kong is at its lowest point in 25 years, but experts say the war against drugs is far from won.
The results of the voluntary drug-testing trial in Tai Po high schools should be filed under 'inconclusive' along with research into similar exercises conducted overseas. They contain little...
There was a sharp drop in the number of young people arrested for drug-related offences after a two-year effort to fight the problem, the security chief said yesterday.
The latest government figures show a significant drop in the number of drug abusers, but a social worker says there are still many hidden ones.
Three Colombians, including two asylum seekers, and a Hong Kong man were arrested and HK$1 million worth of cocaine was seized in Causeway Bay early yesterday.
The anti-drug hotline received 4,450 calls in its first six months, further evidence of the scale of youth drug abuse in the city.
The telephone service on 186186, which offers live...
'It is uncommon that drug traffickers will penetrate schools to sell drugs'
June 13, 2007
'The drug problem exists among primary pupils ... it's alarming'