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Key priorities in the continuity of the anti-drug campaign emphasized during the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking celebration

Attending as the keynote speaker during the celebration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADAIT), Congressman–elect Ferdinand Alexander A. Marcos III shared important priority areas which can help strengthen efforts on drug abuse prevention and control.

“Preventive education, treatment, rehabilitation, reintegration, and advocacy,” Congressman-elect Marcos emphasized these focus areas of the Philippine Anti-Illegal Drugs Strategy to ensure continued success in the domestic setting.

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Contrary to INCB Report, the Philippines remains compliant to International Drug Control Conventions

As the policy-making and strategy-formulating body on drug prevention and control, the Dangerous Drugs Board reiterates that the Philippines remains committed to the implementation of the three International Drug Control Conventions being one of its signatories. These are the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances, and the 1988 Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.

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No state policy on drug war killings – DDB

The Dangerous Drugs Board reiterates that there are no policies that permit, tolerate, and condone killings and other human rights violations in relation to the Philippine anti-drug campaign. This is a reaction to the International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor’s statement that extra judicial killings appear to have been committed pursuant to official state policy of the Philippine government.

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DDB statement on the approval of House Bill 7814 amending RA 9165

The Dangerous Drugs Board welcomes the approval of the amendments to the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, on third and final reading, at the House of Representatives.

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Strengthening of Anti-Money Laundering Act, a big boost in the campaign against drugs – DDB

The Dangerous Drugs Board welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of Republic Act No. 11521, strengthening the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001.

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DDB statement on the ICC report claiming crimes against humanity in the anti-drug campaign

The Dangerous Drugs Board denounces the findings of the International Criminal Court in a seeming move to discredit the efforts of the Philippine government in the campaign against illegal drugs.

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DDB partners with National Dairy Authority to boost health and nutrition of patients in treatment and rehabilitation facilities

In a simple ceremony on December 15, the DDB turned over two million worth of funds to the National Dairy Authority (NDA) for the provision of milk and milk products to accredited government-operated Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Centers (DATRCs) nationwide.

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Joint DDB-PDEA Statement on the Reclassification of Cannabis

Following the decision of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (UN-CND) to remove cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (the “Convention”), the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) would like to enlighten the public on its limited implications to our drug control policies and actions.

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DDB statement on the reclassification of cannabis in international drug control convention

The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) acknowledges the decision of the United Nations (UN) Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) to remove cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs.

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