drug prices - updates

Rappler's latest stories on drug prices


Drugs cheaper now? 'Wala kaming nakikitang diperensya,' says Albayalde

Oct 22, 2018 - 10:23 AM

Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde says they are still validating the claim that the price of illegal drugs has dropped

TOP COP. PNP chief Oscar Albayalde at the regular Camp Crame press briefing on Monday, October 15. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

How Duterte's drug war has affected rich users

Apr 27, 2017 - 3:38 PM

While shabu the poor man s cocaine is now as expensive as P25 000 a gram the price of cocaine choice drug of the rich has remained the same at P7 000 per gram

ILLEGAL DRUGS. The NBI displays the packets of ecstasy, cocaine, and marijuana seized from the suspects. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Skyrocketing drug prices key question in Trump health care reform

Mar 12, 2017 - 11:58 AM

Experts say Trump will struggle to realize the goal of lowering drug prices due to a system that involves a complex web of players and incentives

OBAMACARE REPLACEMENT. A copy of the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is show during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol March 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

DOH in 2017: Focus on universal health coverage, lowering drug prices

Jan 15, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Priority programs will also include the annual check up for the poorest Filipinos and improving the country s service delivery network

How much do illegal drugs now cost in the Philippines?

Oct 27, 2016 - 11:48 AM

A gram of shabu now costs P1 300 to P25 000 per gram while cocaine is pegged at P5 000 to P7 000 according to data from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency

One Time Big Time Operations on Illegal Drugs conducted by Raxabago-Tondo police station 1 in Gawad Kalinga Compound in Happyland, Barangay 105 Tondo, Manila on September 24, 2016.

Price freeze on drugs amid likely outbreaks

Nov 16, 2013 - 12:28 AM

Pharmacies not allowed to increase prices of drugs for diarrhea pneumonia skin diseases diabetes hypertension asthma other diseases