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New post, a big challenge – DDB Chair Catalino Cuy

The new Chairman of the Dangerous Drugs Board, Secretary Catalino S. Cuy considers his post as a “big challenge” but commits to serve with the same fervor and passion.

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DDB extends financial assistance to LGUs and rehab centers

In time with the season of giving, the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) released financial assistance last December to Department of Health (DOH)-accredited Treatment and Rehabilitation Centers (TRC), including facilities operated by local governments. The grants were given as funding support for the construction of additional buildings, expansion of facilities, and subsistence allowance of patients in the center.

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Malacañang implements reorganization at the DDB

Recent appointments made by President Rodrigo Duterte brought about changes in the administration of the Dangerous Drugs Board, the country’s policy-making and strategy-formulating body on drug abuse prevention and control.

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DDB Statement on the President’s memo ordering PDEA to lead the anti-drug campaign

The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) welcomes the President’s recent memorandum directing the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to be the lead agency in the conduct of anti-drug operations.

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DDB Statement on the PNP’s plan to launch own drug rehabilitation program

While the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) recognizes the efforts of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the campaign against drugs, the agency would like to caution it from implementing its own treatment and rehabilitation program.

On Thursday, the PNP shared with the media its plan to launch a “progressive community-based recovery and wellness program” in partnership with a non-government organization for drug users who voluntarily surrendered to authorities.

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DDB Statement on the involvement of narcopoliticians in terrorist activities in Marawi

The “Lanao del Sur Drug Trade Diagram” released by the President is an apparent indicator of the link between illegal drugs and crimes.

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DDB Chair Santiago pushes for community-based drug treatment and rehabilitation

Speaking before members of the media during the Kapihan sa Manila Bay Press Conference at Café Adriatico last Wednesday, August 30, Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) Chairman Secretary Dionisio Santiago emphasized the need to establish community-based treatment and rehabilitation.

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DDB recognizes PCSO’s contribution to the anti-drug fight

The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) on Monday recognized the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) for the support to drug abuse prevention and control initiatives and other special projects of the agency.

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Statement of the DDB Chairman on the alleged property beside Parojinog’s rest house in Ozamiz

“I do not have any property in Ozamiz City.” DDB Chairman Dionisio R. Santiago clarifies, following insinuations that a vacant lot beside a rest house owned by the Parojinogs belonged to him.

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