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Hong Kong Battles to Kick the Ketamine Habit

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June 3, 2013
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Hong Kong was dubbed the ketamine capital of the world with a cheap and abundant supply of the addictive drug flooding across the border from mainland China. But now the city is fighting back and trying to kick its ketamine habit.


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