9 more barangays in Mandaue set to be declared drug-cleared

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/26/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Nine more barangays in Mandaue City are expected to be declared drug-cleared soon. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, Mayor Jonas Cortes’ chief of staff and focal person of the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC),…

Tawason declared drug-cleared barangay by PDEA-7

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/02/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Another barangay in Mandaue City has been declared drug-cleared by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) on Thursday, December 2, 2021. Barangay Tawason was declared a drug cleared barangay today…

Brgy Bakilid could be drug-cleared this year

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) aim to have a drug-cleared barangay in the city within the year. So on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, the City Anti-Drug Abuse…

Mandaue City’s Anti-Drug Abuse Council conducts random drug test in city jail 

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/16/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—In its bid to achieve a drug-free jail facility, the Mandaue City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) conducted a random drug test at the Mandaue City Jail on Monday, November 16, 2020. All 133 Persons Deprived…

85 PDLs at Mandaue City Jail pass surprise drug test

Doris C. Bongcac 11/16/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – None of the 85 Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs) who are detained at the Mandaue City Jail showed indications of illegal drug use after undergoing a surprise drug test on Monday morning, November…

Labella to CADAC: Create proactive policies vs drug addiction

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella today encouraged the Cebu City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) to create policies that could proactively prevent drug addiction instead of those that only response to problems that arose…

CADAC to back PDEA’s drug-free workplace drive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Anti-Drug Abuse Council said they fully support the mandate of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) for a drug-free workplace in private establishments in the city. City Office for Substance…

‘Do your job or lose your P4K’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/20/2017

CEBU CITY TANODS’ REPORTS Submit properly made accomplishment reports for the week and show that you are doing your job well or lose your P4,000 allowance from the city government. Garry Lao, head of the Cebu City…

Cadac told to review tanods’ participation in anti-drugs fight

Inna Gian Mejia 08/03/2017

  Mayor Tomas Osmeña convened members of the Cebu City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (Cadac) for the first time since he assumed office on July 2016. Their first mission: assess the participation of tanods from the 80 barangays…

Cleansing of judiciary a must in anti-drug campaign

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/29/2016

GOVERNMENT should clean the judiciary in order to effectively wage war against illegal drugs. “It’s always the police that are being accused of receiving drug money. But there are fiscals, lawyers and judges who receive money which…

City reaps awards in fight vs drugs

Marc Eric Cosep 12/05/2015

THE Cebu City Hall’s Anti-Drug Abuse Council was adjudged by the Philippine National Police (PNP 7) as the most outstanding anti-drug council among the other cities in Central Visayas. The same recognition were given to barangay Labangon,…

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