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How an 'outdated' law is preventing PH drug war victory

Mar 25, 2018 - 4:55 PM

The Dangerous Drugs Act sets strict admission requirements for rehabilitation programs, because there were fewer drug surrenderers when the law was passed

PDEA seizes P500,000 in psychotropic, narcotic drugs from Nueva Ecija pharmacies

Jan 12, 2018 - 9:15 PM

Among the dangerous drugs seized are 2,422 pieces of Valium Diazepam, 3 amber glass vials of Ketamine Hydrochloride, and 10 pieces of Fentanyl Citrate

SEIZED. The dangerous drugs confiscated by the PDEA from 4 pharmacies along Mabini St. in Cabanatuan City. Photo by Jun A. Malig

De Lima arrest, Villegas vs Duterte, Project NOAH | Midday wRap

Feb 24, 2017 - 3:13 PM

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Senator Leila de Lima arrested

Feb 24, 2017 - 8:18 AM

It s my honor to be jailed for the principles I am fighting for says the fiercest critic of President Rodrigo Duterte

SURRENDER. Senator Leila de Lima steps out of the Senate building to surrender to the PNP on Friday, February 24, 2015.

DASH of SAS: Whether it’s sex or drugs, telling kids 'Just don’t do it!' doesn’t work

Dec 15, 2016 - 1:31 PM

Parents are advised to have conversations with their children about sex and drugs based on science based information rather than scare tactics

Chinese nationals nabbed at Pampanga shabu lab

Sep 08, 2016 - 9:00 AM

During the raid the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the police seize some two kilograms of shabu which has an estimated street value of P6 million

Part 2: The dangers of the Dangerous Drugs Act

Aug 28, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Finger pointing between government agencies as well as the lack of funds hamper the fight against illegal drugs

The dangers of the Dangerous Drugs Act

Aug 28, 2016 - 9:53 AM

If such strict law – the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 – was passed 14 years ago in 2002 why does the multi billion industry continue to proliferate?

DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT. The Philippines has the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 to fight against illegal drugs. But 14 years after, the multi-billion drug industry continues to proliferate.

Inside the brain of a drug user

Aug 19, 2016 - 10:31 AM

Psychiatrists say the effect of drugs on the brain could be so damaging as to cause paranoia even months after a person has already stopped using the substance

War on drugs: Rehabilitation must be more than a knee-jerk reaction

Aug 18, 2016 - 4:12 PM

But with more drug users surrendering by the day government cannot afford to tarry in providing much needed interventions for Filipinos who ve made the first step away from drugs

REHABILITATION. Filipino suspected drug users and pushers participate in exercises after voluntarily surrendering in Manila, Philippines, July 15, 2016. File photo by Mark R. Cristino/EPA