Problems Faced by Teenagers in Hong Kong

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teenagers ' worries:
1) Examination -teenagers are mainly secondary students and their ages are mainly 13-17. -their burdens are not only their homework and extra-curricular activities, but also their curriculum. -according to a survey conducted by Hong Kong University , about 80% students think that they need to face a lot of challenges about their examinations . -the survey also reveals that Chinese, English and mathematics are their main problems. They think that these are very difficult to manage. -for form 5 and 7 students, they need to face HKCEE and HKAL examination which can influence their future.
2) Peer pressure - Peers influence your life, even if you don 't realize it, just by spending time with you. You
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Drugs taking
i) By Law
- The Dangerous Drugs Ordinance (Cap. 134) controls over the dealing, possession, import, supply and manufacture of all narcotic drugs and nearly all psychotropic substances listed in the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs and the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances. The maximum penalty for major drug offences such as trafficking and manufacturing of dangerous drugs is life imprisonment and a fine of $5 million.
- The Control of Chemicals Ordinance (Cap. 145) controls all chemicals listed in the 1988 UN Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. The maximum penalty is 15 years ' imprisonment and a fine of $1 million.

ii) By Education
- Drug Education Programmes: The Narcotics Division provides drug education programmes to primary and secondary school students, as well as students of English School Foundation (ESF)/international schools and the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education.
-The drug education programmes, with different versions for students in different levels, mainly covers:
1. common drugs liable to abuse and their harmful effects;
2. reasons for drugs abuse
3. refusal skills

2. Gambling
- deploy security guards in uniforms at all entrances of the off-course betting centers (OCBBs) and within such premises to check the age of patrons whenever in doubts;
- display warning messages against underage betting at the entrance of and within OCBBs;

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