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Sedatives

Wife stabber gets 8 years

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.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:56pm

Record ketamine haul by customs

Customs officers have seized their biggest ever haul of ketamine, a 412kg stash with a street value of HK$47 million.

It is more than triple the amount of ketamine seized by customs in the whole of the past two years.

2 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Revellers' drinks spiked in ATM scam

Police are warning revellers in Wan Chai nightspots to be wary of having their drinks spiked after a woman was arrested for allegedly clearing out an expatriate man's bank account using his ATM card.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Pair jailed for importing 13 maids on fake papers

19 May 2012 - 12:00am

Briefs

HK to step up fight against tuberculosis

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Mainlander held for abduction of girl

A mainland tourist was arrested in a Mong Kok nightclub early yesterday over the abduction of the two-year-old daughter of his Hong Kong girlfriend. The man, 22, grabbed the girl and ran off after arguing with his girlfriend, 33, on Thursday night.

Youth arrested over ketamine haul

24 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

First arrest under new drug-drive regulations

Police have made their first arrest of a driver suspected to be under the influence of an illegal drug since a drug-driving law came into effect last week.

The driver, 33, was also the first person in the city to be subject to a new five-part impairment test to see whether he was influenced by drugs.

24 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Positive thinking helps teenagers stay off drugs

The power of positive thinking is often praised, but in Hong Kong its effectiveness has been linked to much lower levels of drug and alcohol use among teenagers, a five-year study revealed last week.

14 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Better drugs education urged to fight ignorance

Hong Kong's young people are not getting the correct education and support about drugs, a group working with them says - despite a recent government study which showed a large fall in drug abuse among the city's teenagers.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Hair today, gone tomorrow - new technique helps war on drugs

Preventing the scourge of illegal drug use by jockeys is behind the introduction of random hair testing for the first time, as chief steward Kim Kelly heads into his third term in the hot seat unfazed by a busy 2010-11.

4 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

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