Jackie Chan warns Singapore youth on drugs after son's detention

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Jackie Chan was named Singapore's first celebrity anti-drug ambassador on Thursday and the kung fu movie star sought to warn the city state's youth off illegal substances as he spoke of his son's drug crimes.

The Hong Kong actor's son, Jaycee Chan, was released from a Chinese jail in February after serving a six-month sentence on drugs charges.

He had been formally charged last year with "the crime of sheltering others to take drugs" after testing positive for marijuana and police saying they had found 100 grams of the drug at his Beijing home.

"I would never think it would happen to my family. The day I found out, I am so ashamed, I am so angry. How (did) that happen?" Chan said. "I was very angry but it made me more determined to be against drugs."

Chan, named an anti-drug ambassador by Beijing in 2009, sought...

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