drug abuse in the philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on drug abuse in the philippines


From guns to blackboards: Police officers teach kids vs drug abuse

Nov 26, 2017 - 11:00 AM

In several schools across the country, police officers trade guns for chalks as they help mold young minds to stay away from illegal drugs

Why Duterte's ‘4 million drug users’ is statistically improbable

May 26, 2017 - 5:30 PM

A tighter grip on reality – through data and evidence – may be one of the best ways to brace ourselves against this new rising wave of authoritarian rule

Drugs survey: Try it once, you're likely to try it again

Sep 24, 2016 - 8:57 AM

After trying shabu for the first time 28 of users will use it again a nationwide survey by the Dangerous Drugs Board shows

DDB: Philippines has 1.8 million current drug users

Sep 19, 2016 - 2:45 PM

The survey commissioned by the Dangerous Drugs Board estimates that 4 8 million Filipinos aged 10 69 years old used illegal drugs at least once in their lives