Only 10 Cebu City villages have active anti-drug councils

Doris Mae Mondragon 03/14/2018

ONLY 10 out of 80 barangays in Cebu City have functioning Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (BADACs) since most of them are unaware about the council’s role in the war on drugs. “That’s why we have this Anti-Drug…

‘Anti-drug ops to be done by the book’

Nestle L. Semilla 12/18/2017

THE Police Regional Office (PRO-7) said their anti-drug operations will be run by the book following their reinstatement to the government’s war on drugs. “We activated our Drug Enforcement Units (DEUs). And we already set guidelines and…

Senate realigns funds for anti-drug war to housing for troops, cops

Inquirer.net 11/29/2017

The P900 million originally intended for the 2018 budget of Project Double Barrel, the anti-drug campaign of the Philippine National Police (PNP), has been realigned by the Senate for housing of military troops and police officers, Sen.…

Naga, Bogo top LGUs in anti-drug drive

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/28/2017

About 50 local governments and police units were given recognition during the annual Sugbo Kontra Droga (Sukod) ceremony by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) yesterday. In the city category, Naga City’s anti-drug abuse council (CADAC)…

Opposition backs review of anti-drug campaign

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Norman V. Mendoza 10/12/2017

SOME Barug Team Rama councilors supported yesterday the decision of Cebu City barangays to temporarily suspend the labeling of “drug-free” houses pending review. While they were mixed over the campaign initiated by Barangay Ermita, the opposition bloc…

PDEA to spearhead anti-drug operations

Chris A. Ligan 10/11/2017

The regional Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) said they are ready to spearhead the government’s anti-drug operations after Presidente Rodrigo Duterte confirmed their mandate in a memo he issued last Tuesday. Leia Albiar, regional spokesperson of PDEA-7…

Over P2.3 million in shabu seized in separate anti-drug operations

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie Talisic, Intern, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 04/28/2017

War against drugs At least 58 drug suspects were arrested in separate operations in the city and province of Cebu since Thursday. Over P2.3 million worth of shabu were confiscated during these operations. Forty-one of the 58…

Camp Crame orders suspension of CIDG-7 anti-drug ops

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/18/2017

The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) will temporarily keep their hands off drug-related operations. Chief Insp. Hector Amancia, deputy chief of CIDG-7, said they received a memorandum regarding the matter from Camp Crame…

Explain drug den near Carreta hall, chief told

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/10/2017

CARRETA Barangay Captain Eduardo Lauron was asked to explain why a drug den was operating right behind the barangay hall. Director Yogi Filemon Ruiz of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) sent a letter…

ANTI-DRUG CAMPAIGN: Illegal drugs still proliferate in Cebu City despite operations

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Inna Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 01/30/2017

Shabu still proliferates in the market despite the government’s relentless campaign against illegal drugs. Cebu City Police director Senior Supt. Joel Doria said they need to do more to stop the proliferation of illegal drugs and monitor…