Anti Drugs Campaign

Bizmen to donate nearly USD20-M scanners for drug war

MANILA, Aug 9 -- Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) President George Barcelon announced Wednesday that the private sector is donating 20 high-tech scanners that will help in the fight against illegal drugs of the Duterte administration.Barcelon made the statement during the 2017... Read More

Gains in anti-drug war reported as PNP celebrates 116th anniversary

MANILA, Aug. 9 -- Massive gains have been reported in the country's anti-drug campaign as the Philippine National Police (PNP) celebrated its 116th founding anniversary.This was stressed by PNP chief Director General Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa during his welcome remarks to various guests who gathered... Read More

Sanctions await AFP members in PRRD's narco-list

MANILA, Aug. 9 -- While still to review President Rodrigo Duterte's latest narco-list, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) assured the public that sanctions will be meted out to military personnel found in cahoots with the illegal drugs syndicates.But prior that, a detailed investigation will... Read More

Former health chiefs back raise in cigarette tax

MANILA -- Three former Department of Health (DOH) secretaries on Tuesday united with physicians, health organizations and civil society organizations to support the inclusion of higher cigarette tax in the tax reform measure being pushed in the Senate to address two of the most pressing health... Read More

Smoking can be a prelude to drug addiction, health advocates warn

MANILA, Aug. 8 -- Several health and anti-smoking advocates on Tuesday warned current and future smokers that they can fall into drug addiction with continued tobacco use."Tobacco products have addictive substances. Therefore, it predisposes smokers to be addicted to other substances like drugs,"... Read More

Cavite PNP starts 'Drug Free Home' sticker campaign in fight vs drugs

TAGAYTAY CITY, Cavite, Aug. 9-- Philippine National Police (PNP) officials led the posting of "DRUG FREE HOME" stickers to households in Barangay Asisan in this cityon Mondayas part of the police force's non-violent approach in its war against hard drugs in the Calabarzon region.PNP Calabarzon... Read More

6 armed dope dealers killed, 11 others nabbed in Bulacan

CAMP GEN. ALEJO S. SANTOS, Bulacan , Aug.7 -- A series of anti-drug operations in the province resulted in the deaths of six armed alleged drug dealers who engaged lawmen into a firefight while 11 other suspects were arrested in different parts of Bulacan over the weekend.Bulacan Provincial Police... Read More

Sports program for hard drug surrenderers, youths in Laguna

LILIW, Laguna Aug. 7- The town’s police force here has initiated the “Bola Imbes na Droga” (ballgames instead of drugs) program for out of school youthsand the drug surrenderersto ward off hard drugs in the communities.Liliw police station chief of police Senior Inspector Raymund... Read More

Dela Rosa dares gangmen loyal to Parojinogs: Do your worst

MANILA, Aug. 7 -- Philippine National Police head Director General Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa dared members of the "Kuratong Baleleng" group to make good their threat of getting even against the police raiding team responsible for killing suspected narco-politician Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog... Read More