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Minors from impoverished, broken families lured into drug trafficking

MINORS mostly coming from impoverished and broken families are now being lured as direct participants in the illicit drug trade by syndicates as they can be easily swayed by promises of cash, cell phone, clothes and other luxury items that they can’t easily buy, Philippine National Police and Philippine Drug…
  • Published in Nation

PDEA backs bill on medical marijuana

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) poses no objection to the proposed bill allowing the compassionate use of marijuana for medical purposes, provided that applicable safeguards under the law are followed. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PDEA Director General Aaron N. Aquino said this after the House of Representatives’ Committee…
  • Published in Nation

Juvenile offenders

VARIOUS quarters concede that there’s now that urgent need for the national government to curb rising crime in this country, which is still teeming with shabu and other prohibited drugs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Admittedly, the alarming situation is complicated by the “oversupply” of children, boys and girls, in…

New drug busters

IN the Philippines, which is still teeming with habit-forming substances, there’s that urgent need to develop a new generation of highly-dedicated government-employed “drug busters.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Of course, this is better said than done considering the low pay of public servants which, according to many, is the…

Bangladeshi held in drug bust

OPERATIVES of the Special Enforcement Service (SES) of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested a Bangladeshi in a buy-bust operation inside a motel yesterday in Pasay City. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A PDEA report identified the suspect as Mohammad Anizuh Rahman, who was nabbed at 10:30 p.m. in one…
  • Published in Metro

PDEA head in China for seminar on law enforcement

THE head of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is in China to attend a training course on law enforcement. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The training course is being held from October 14 to 28 in Fuzhou City, Fujian province in the People’s Republic of China. PDEA Director General…
  • Published in Nation

Celebrities should be role models -- PDEA

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday renewed its appeal to showbiz personalities to act as role models and stay away from drugs following the arrest of actor Cogie Domingo in a buy-bust in BF Homes, Parañaque City on Friday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We’re renewing our call on members…
  • Published in Nation

4 drug dealers nabbed in Mindanao

FOUR suspected drug dealers in Mindanao are now behind bars after being arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency with the help of the local police in separate operations in Davao City and Agusan del Sur, PDEA chair Director General Aaron N. Aquino said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…

P11-M marijuana destroyed in Kalinga

CAMP Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet -- Combined elements of the Police Regional Office-Cordillera (PRO-Cor), Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Cordillera and the Philippine Army conducted massive marijuana operations dubbed “Oplan Katribu” in Bgy. Buscalan, Tinglayan, Kalinga, in nine marijuana plantation sites at Mt. Chumanchil, Sitio Bato, Loccong, Tinglayan. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…

Why PDEA still needs PNP, AFP’s help in war on drugs

BELIEVE me when I say that the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency will still need the help of different law enforcement agencies specifically the Philippine National Police in its continuing war on drugs minus the police, the Armed Forces and the NBI. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It won’t take long…
  • Published in Opinion
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