3 tourists in Kalinga nabbed with P2.4-M marijuana

BAGUIO CITY — Three men visiting Tinglayan, Kalinga during the Holy Week were arrested for possession of PHP2.4 million worth of marijuana, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the Cordillera Administrative…

Cops destroy P5.4-M marijuana in Benguet village

BAGUIO CITY — Operatives of the Benguet Provincial Police Office (BPPO) destroyed fully-grown marijuana plants in an operation on Friday. “Discovered were fully-grown Marijuana plants in nine areas of Sitio Lanipew…

PDEA mulls livelihood assistance for marijuana planters

CAMP DANGWA, Benguet — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Cordillera mulls giving livelihood assistance to marijuana growers as solution to its unabated cultivation in the region, an official said Tuesday.…

DOH hands tied over study of medical marijuana

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH), and its regulatory and enforcement arm, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), cannot go full-blast in studying the benefits of medical marijuana because it…

Cordillera reg’l council backs medical marijuana legalization

BAGUIO CITY — Cordillera’s top governing body, the Regional Development Council (RDC), is throwing its support behind the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes. “No problem if it will be utilized…

Solon elated over ‘renewed interest’ in medical marijuana bill

MANILA — The main author of the medical marijuana bill in the House of Representatives on Tuesday expressed delight over the public’s “renewed interest” in the legalization of the substance in…

Palace reacts to Gray’s stand on medical marijuana

MANILA — Malacañang on Monday said it was best to ask newly-crowned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray herself how she came up with her choice to support the legalization…

Two Dagupan City Students, 2 Others Nabbed For Smoking “Grass”

Dagupan City – Two students and two out-of-school youths are caught in the act of sniffing marijuana by Dagupan City cops and barangay security forces at barangay Poblacion Oeste in…

P11.6-M marijuana plants destroyed in Kalinga

BAGUIO CITY — Some PHP11.6-million worth of marijuana plants was destroyed by anti-narcotic agents in a two-day operation this week in Tinglayan town, Kalinga province, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)…

La Union criminology student nabbed for selling marijuana

STO. TOMAS, La Union – A fourth-year criminology student of a local college was nabbed by authorities for selling in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Lomboy last Sunday.   Police…

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P5-M marijuana destroyed in Kalinga province

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Anti-illegal drugs operatives destroyed full-grown marijuana plants worth some PHP5 million in Tinglayan town in Kalinga province on June 19, the Police Regional Office (Procor) in Cordillera…

Cops uproot P300K marijuana in SoCot village

GENERAL SANTOS CITY–Policemen on Monday uprooted at least 1,500 fully grown marijuana plants worth about PHP300,000 in a remote village in Tampakan town in South Cotabato province. Chief of the…

P2.75-M shabu, imported marijuana seized in Cainta drug bust

  CAMP GEN. VICENTE LIM, Calamba City – Joint police operatives have arrested two lady illegal drug traders and seized around PHP 2.75 million worth of illegal drugs during a drug…

Oplan Five Fingers’ nets P17.4-M marijuana in Kalinga

  CAMP DANGWA, Benguet — Government troops destroyed fully-grown marijuana plants worth PHP17.4 million in Barangay Buscalan and Loccong in Tinglayan, Kalinga province over the weekend. Chief Supt. Edward Carranza, Police…

P2-M marijuana burned in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Some PHP2 million worth of marijuana were seized and burned this week by government law enforcers in Kibungan, one of the 13 municipalities of Benguet province.…

Drug suspects, gun couriers nabbed in Cordillera

  CAMP DANGWA, Benguet — Four drug suspects, including a minor, and two others carrying unlicensed firearms, were arrested in various parts of the Cordillera over the weekend, police authorities said…

Nolcom, PDEA units destroy marijuana plantation in Kalinga

  MANILA — Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom) units in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) discovered and destroyed a 100-square meter marijuana plantation in Kalinga Sunday morning. Lt. Col.…

PDEA, cops raid 2nd marijuana plantation in Danao City

CEBU CITY — Another 9,000 fully-grown marijuana plants were uprooted Friday morning in Danao City by a combined team of law enforcers headed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in…