NoCot marijuana plantation raided; caretaker arrested

COTABATO CITY — Anti-narcotics agents seized during a raid over the weekend some 2,000 marijuana plants and arrested the plantation’s caretaker in Arakan, North Cotabato, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency…

13 Local Tourists Nabbed For Marijuana Pot Session In La Union

SAN JUAN, La Union – Thirteen local tourists were arrested by operatives of the regional office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency for pot session during surfing breaks along the…

Passage of medical marijuana bill seen to benefit Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Governor Crecensio Pacalso said Thursday the possible passage of the medical marijuana bill could benefit the province as a provider of raw material. Pacalso expressed optimism…

Medical marijuana bill OK but amendments needed: PDEA

MANILA — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said it has no objection to the proposed bill allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes, provided that applicable safeguards under the…

More than P11-M marijuana plants destroyed in Kalinga

BAGUIO CITY — Law enforcement agents destroyed PHP11.04 million worth of marijuana in a joint two-day operations in Kalinga province from September 20 to 21, the Police Regional Office reported…

Benguet town cops seize P4.5M worth of marijuana; 17 arrested

CAMP DANGWA, Benguet -– Personnel of Kapangan, Benguet Police confiscated a total of P4,517,000 worth of dried marijuana leaves and P500,000 cash in two separate police operations in the town…

55 persons arrested in 4-day One-Time, Big Time operations in Pangasinan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — A total of 55 persons were arrested, 152 sachets of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) and four sachets of marijuana, as well as 17 firearms were were seized during…

54 celebrities in ‘drug list’

MANILA — The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Sunday disclosed that there are 54 celebrities included in their updated drug list. According to NCRPO Director Chief Supt. Oscar…

DOH does not see the need for legalizing marijuana; says compassionate use of it is on the FDA law

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) does not believe that legalizing marijuana is necessary in the midst of the claims of actor Mark Anthony Fernandez that he is using…

Actor Mark Anthony nabbed in Angeles City for drug possession

ANGELES CITY, Pampanga — Actor Mark Anthony Fernandez was arrested by police Monday night for possession of approximately one kilo of marijuana during a checkpoint along Barangay Virgen delos Remedios,…