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DDB conducts public consultation for the proposed amendments to guidelines on authorized importation, manufacture, prescription and dispensing of any dangerous drugs

The Dangerous Drugs Board convened representatives from seventy – two (72) pharmaceutical/ chemical companies and hospitals, 19 medical organizations, and nine (9) government agencies in Manila and Cebu last week, for the public consultation on the proposed amendments to Board Regulation No. 1 Series of 2014 or the "Comprehensive Guidelines on Importation, Distribution, Manufacture, Prescription, Dispensing and Sale of, and Other Lawful Acts in Connection with Any Dangerous Drugs, Controlled Precursors and Essential Chemicals and Other Similar or Analogous Substances", as Amended, and Other Related Board Issuances.”

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DDB, member agencies, stakeholders celebrate 2019 Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week

The Dangerous Drugs Board, along with its member agencies and different national government agencies (NGAs), government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs), local government units (LGUs) and non-government organizations (NGOs) convened at The Elements in Eton Centris, Quezon City yesterday, 25 November 2019, for the national celebration of the Drug Abuse Prevention and Control (DAPC) Week.

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DDB, Province of Zamboanga del Sur seals agreement for renovation of drug rehab

The Dangerous Drugs Board and the Provincial Government of Zamboanga Del Sur signed a Memorandum of Agreement today for the grant of financial assistance worth Five Million Pesos (Php 5,000,000.00).

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DDB launches online system for exemption and certification of controlled substances

The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) on Tuesday formally launched an online system for the application of certificate of exemption and certification of controlled substances.

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DDB, DILG and CBCP commit to escalate community-based treatment and rehabilitation programs

The Dangerous Drugs Board officials headed by Secretary Catalino S. Cuy met last October 22 with Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, the Archbishop of Manila, along with DILG Undersecretary Ricojudge Janvier Echiverri, Fr. Dan Vicente Cancino, Jr. of CBCP Commission on Health Care, and Fr. Roberto Dela Cruz of Caritas Manila-Sanlakbay to discuss possible areas of cooperation in addressing the drug problem.

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DDB Statement on the latest remarks of Vice President Robredo

The Dangerous Drugs Board is saddened by the remarks of Vice President Leni Robredo citing that the anti-drug campaign must be stopped and referring to it as a failure.

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DDB Executive Director elected as chair of the Heads of Drug Law Enforcement Agencies for Asia and the Pacific meeting

The Dangerous Drugs Board is pleased to announce the election of Undersecretary Earl Saavedra as Chair of the Heads of Drug Law Enforcement Agencies for Asia and the Pacific (HONLEA) during its 43rd Session in Bangkok, Thailand.

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DDB welcomes additional budget for support to treatment and rehabilitation

The Dangerous Drugs Board expressed its gratitude to the House of Representatives for the additional P240 million budget for the establishment of community based treatment and rehabilitation facilities all over the country. This was included in House Bill 4228 or General Appropriations Act of 2020.

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DDB vows to support the implementation of recommendations presented during the nat’l drugs summit

The Dangerous Drugs Board, in partnership with the Supreme Court and Philippine Judicial Academy convened representatives of the executive, legislative and the judiciary for a National Summit on Dangerous Drugs Law last Thursday, October 3, at the Manila Hotel.

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