The Action Committee Against Narcotics has proposed giving police the power to conduct mandatory drug tests if they detect the presence of drugs or if a person shows signs of being under their influence. Photo: Edward Wong The Action Committee Against Narcotics has proposed giving police the power to conduct mandatory drug tests if they detect the presence of drugs or if a person shows signs of being under their influence. Photo: Edward Wong
The Action Committee Against Narcotics has proposed giving police the power to conduct mandatory drug tests if they detect the presence of drugs or if a person shows signs of being under their influence. Photo: Edward Wong

Focus on addicts' welfare, not drug tests, say social workers

Rather than investing in a compulsory drug test scheme, the authorities should work towards improving drug addicts' rehabilitation chances

The Action Committee Against Narcotics has proposed giving police the power to conduct mandatory drug tests if they detect the presence of drugs or if a person shows signs of being under their influence. Photo: Edward Wong The Action Committee Against Narcotics has proposed giving police the power to conduct mandatory drug tests if they detect the presence of drugs or if a person shows signs of being under their influence. Photo: Edward Wong
The Action Committee Against Narcotics has proposed giving police the power to conduct mandatory drug tests if they detect the presence of drugs or if a person shows signs of being under their influence. Photo: Edward Wong
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