medical marijuana bill - updates

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Duque ready to face Commission on Appointments

Nov 08, 2017 - 3:30 PM

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III gears up to face the Commission on Appointments, which might bring up his stand on medical marijuana

ON THE HOT SEAT. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III is yet to face the Commission on Appointments. Screenshot by Rappler

Duque supports medical marijuana use for research purposes

Nov 07, 2017 - 1:05 PM

DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III says the Comprehensive Drugs Act allows medical labs to cultivate marijuana for 'medical experiences and research purposes'

THE CHIEF. DOH Secretary Francisco Duque holds a press conference on November 7. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Why Catholic Church OKs marijuana for the terminally ill

Aug 17, 2015 - 9:00 PM

While allowing the use of marijuana for the terminally ill Catholic bishops in the Philippines deny supporting a proposed medical marijuana bill

TOP BISHOP. Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, shown here in a recent Mass, says the Catholic Church allows the use of marijuana for terminally-ill patients. Photo by Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila

House forms technical working group on medical marijuana bill

Aug 11, 2015 - 4:57 PM

Advocates say the creation of the technical working group is an important step toward the passage of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Bill but the Dangerous Drugs Board thinks the bill is unnecessary