Surprise drug test finds five plea bargaining clients positive for illegal drug use

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/19/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Five inmates who availed of the plea-bargaining agreement for drug-related offenses tested positive for illegal drug use during a surprise drug test conducted by the City of Lapu-Lapu Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (CLOSAP) on…

Employees of Lapu-Lapu CSWDO undergo surprise drug test

Futch Anthony Inso 09/29/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—A surprise drug test was conducted on 53 employees of the Lapu-Lapu City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) on Tuesday morning, September 29, 2020. Garry Lao, the chief of the City of Lapu-Lapu Office…

COSAP puts on hold drug tests in barangays until new admin takes over

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Office for the Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) will not be accepting requests from barangays to conduct drug testing of barangay tanods until the new administration takes over. Garry Lao, COSAP…

8 City Hall workers found positive for drug use

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/22/2018

Eight personnel from the Cebu City Hall tested positive for illegal drug use. The Cebu City Office on Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) screened 111 employees from the Parks and Playground Commission and the Peace and Order Program…

Cosap to further information drive against illegal drugs

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/30/2018

The Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) aims to strengthen the education campaign on the ill effects of drug use by bringing the information drive to public school. This development followed after 15 volunteers of…

Cosap head welcomes mayor’s move to expedite tanod honoraria distribution

Rosalie Abatayo 03/29/2018

Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) head Garry Lao welcomed the step of Mayor Tomas Osmeña to delegate to the Mayor Management Team (MMT) the task of resolving the process of honoraria distribution for barangay…

More than 100 City Hall, barangay workers test positive for drug use

Chris Ligan 07/18/2017

ABOUT 133 barangay workers and 43 City Hall employees tested positive of illegal drug use, the Cebu City Office for Substance and Abuse Prevention (COSAP) said Tuesday. COSAP chief Gary Lao said during Tuesday’s 888 News Forum…

Two media personalities to run for Cebu City councilors post in 2016

Nestle L. Semilla 10/10/2015

Two Cebu media personalities are running for councilors in Cebu City this 2016 elections under the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK). Print journalist Garry Lao and broadcast personality Malou Tabar’s plans to run for the councilorial posts…

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