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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DDB, PHILJA conduct virtual seminar-workshop on dangerous drugs law for NCR judges, prosecutors and law enforcers

The Dangerous Drugs Board and the Philippine Judicial Academy under the Department of Justice held this year’s Seminar Workshop on the Dangerous Drugs Law for Judges, Prosecutors and Law Enforcers virtually, for the first time.

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Former PNPA Director joins DDB as a Permanent Member

P/MGen. Gilberto DC Cruz, former Director of the Philippine National Police Academy who recently retired from service, has been appointed as a Permanent Member of the Dangerous Drugs Board with the rank of Undersecretary.

DDB Chairman, Sec. Catalino S. Cuy, welcomes the appointment of Undersecretary Cruz saying, “his experience as a commendable police officer, leader, and manager will be of great help in ensuring that policies and programs to address the drug problem remain relevant and effective.”

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DDB, member agencies, stakeholders celebrate 2020 Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week virtually

The Dangerous Drugs Board led this year’s celebration of the Drug Abuse Prevention and Control (DAPC) Week on November 15 – 21, 2020.

A virtual program joined by different national government agencies (NGAs), local government units, non-government organizations, schools, and faith-based groups, kicked off the celebration on November 16, 2020.

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DDB provides funding support for construction of educational facilities

In a virtual ceremony on October 21, the DDB turned over more than six million worth of financial assistance to two beneficiaries for the construction of educational facilities.

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2019 Drug Survey shows drug use prevalence rate falls to 2.05%

81.6% approves of the government’s anti-drug campaign

Around 1.67 million or two out of one hundred Filipinos aged 10 to 69 are current users of drugs, according to the results of the 2019 National Household Survey on the Patterns and Trends of Drug Abuse, released by the Dangerous Drugs Board.

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