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Did drug trigger Paddock aggression?

MANILA, Philippines — The shooter in Sunday’s Las Vegas concert massacre was diagnosed with anxiety and prescribed with a drug that can lead to destructive b.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarOct 5th, 2017

NARCO-KAPITAN? Councilor pushes probe on barangay captain

ILOILO CITY Councilor Plaridel Nava called on the police to file a complaint against Barangay Captain Remia Gregori of Bakhaw, Mandurriao in order to trigger an investigation by the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) on her alleged involvement in the illegal drug trade. Nava made the call as the City Council cannot initiate the probe sans a […] The post NARCO-KAPITAN? Councilor pushes probe on barangay captain appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018

Drug-resistant HIV strain discovered in Philippines could trigger new epidemic, scientists warn

By Tom Barnes/independent.co.uk – A drug-resistant strain of the HIV virus discovered in the Philippines has the potential to spark a new epidemic, scientists have warned. HIV prevalence among Filipinos has risen sharply in the past decade, at a time when infection rates across the world are beginning Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

Grief : A Vital Part of Life

Of all the uncomfortable experiences in the spectrum of emotions, grief seems to be one that people most seek to avoid. While some cultures are more accepting and demonstrative about their grief, this culture often teaches us to drug it, deny it, and bury it away. Although there are many losses that trigger grief reactions, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

FDA OKs drug to block infection after marrow transplant

  TRENTON, N.J. --- United States regulators have approved the first drug to prevent life-threatening infections in adults after a bone marrow transplant.   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved on Wednesday the sales of Merck and Co.'s Prevymix (PREH'-vih-miss) to prevent infections with cytomegalovirus (sy-toe-MEG'-a-low-vy-rus), a common virus. It does not sicken most people, but strikes at least half of transplant patients, who are particularly vulnerable to infection. The virus can damage the eyes, lungs and other organs, trigger pneumonia, and even cause death.   Merck, which is based in Kenilworth, New Jersey, said the drug would cost $1...Keep on reading: FDA OKs drug to block infection after marrow transplant.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2017

3 nabbed, P340K worth of shabu seized in Zamboanga Sibugay drug sting

PAGADIAN CITY -- Around 50 grams of suspected shabu worth P340,000 were recovered from three alleged drug pushersarrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Poblacion, Ipil town in Zamboanga Sibugay on Sunday afternoon. Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, police regional office spokesperson, identified the suspects as Reymark Panoncillon Sandoval also known as "Rey or Ryan", 28, of Purok Ilang-Ilang, Taway, Ipil town; Mohalidin Engil Musa, 28, of Purok Bagong Silang Lapaoan, Malangas town; and Redden Madag Principe, 31, of Purok Muswagon, Tuburan village in Malangas town. Galvez said aside from the 50 grams of suspected shabu, operatives also recovered from the suspects the P1,000-bill buy-...Keep on reading: 3 nabbed, P340K worth of shabu seized in Zamboanga Sibugay drug sting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News5 hr. 53 min. ago

PNP s drug war death toll tops 4,500 before SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Just before President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23, the number of deaths in his intensified anti-drug campaign rose to more than 4,500. According to Philippine National Police (PNP) documents obtained by Rappler, 4,540 drug suspects have been shot dead in anti-drug ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News7 hr. 19 min. ago

No real number on drug rehab: Here s why

MANILA, Philippines – After two years, President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs  remains unrelenting.  Releasing number-inscribed " social cards " at least once a month, the #RealNumbersPH initiative is supposed to remind the public of the change the drug war has brought about.  The blue and white cards consolidate figures from all government agencies on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News7 hr. 19 min. ago

300 narco cops undergo drug testing

At least 300 anti-drug operatives of the Manila Police District (MPD) underwent a surprise drug testing on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

Solon says Duterte’s anti-drug drive a failure

WITH thousands of deaths already recorded, the government’s anti-illegal drugs campaign has become front and center of issues in the local and international community. But while the people are becoming aware of the illegal drugs problem in the country and crime rate went down, except for murder and homicide, the Duterte regime’s Drug war is […] The post Solon says Duterte’s anti-drug drive a failure appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

1-strike policy vs drug positive workers backed

THE Department of Justice (DoJ) yesterday expressed support for the Dangerous Drugs Board’s (DDB) stand on the implementation of a one-strike policy in dismissing government personnel who will be found positive for illegal drug use. “”I agree that a government official found positive for illegal drugs should be dismissed,” Justice….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

Working together for a drug-free Philippines

Earlier this month I travelled to Tarlac to visit the Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for former drug users......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Cop chase leads to drug hideout

By Nelson S. Badilla “Eight sachets of suspected shabu were seized from the suspects, along with 11 sachets of marijuana leaves. The Pasay police busted yesterday an alleged drug syndicate headed by one Percival Boganan in a buy-bust operation that resulted in the arrest of five other gang members. Supt. Gene Licud led the team […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

Occidental Mindoro police officer linked to illegal drugs killed in buy-bust

A POLICE officer allegedly involved in illegal drug trade was killed in an armed encounter in Paluan, Occidental Mindoro on Saturday afternoon, an official said. Senior Insp. Ferdinand Bea of Paluan identified the suspect as PO3 Marco Hashim Alegre, 39, a resident of Barangay Marikit. During the buy-bust by the Counterintelligence Task Force (CITF) at [...] The post Occidental Mindoro police officer linked to illegal drugs killed in buy-bust appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News17 hr. 53 min. ago

Cop killed for resisting arrest in Occidental Mindoro

CITY OF CALAPAN -- A police officer was killed when he resisted arrested during a buy-bust operation in Paluan town in Occidental Mindoro province on Saturday, according to Supt. Imelda Tolentino, information officer of the Mimaropa Police Regional Office. Mimaropa stands for Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan. Tolentino identified the officer as PO3 Marco Hashim Alegre, who was listed a high value target, level 2, in Occidental Mindoro. The buy-bust operation took place at 12:10 p.m. on Saturday on Cabrera Street in Barangay Marikit. According to Tolentino, Alegre fired his .45-caliber pistol at arresting police officers and drug enforcement agents, prompting the opera...Keep on reading: Cop killed for resisting arrest in Occidental Mindoro.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News18 hr. 19 min. ago

JM de Guzman graduates from drug rehabilitation program

MANILA, Philippines – Actor JM de Guzman announced on Instagram on Saturday, July 21, that he has graduated from his rehabilitation program at the Self Enhancement for Life Foundation (SELF) after almost 3 years. JM went on a hiatus for two years after confirming a drug addiction relapse. At that time, he was ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Occidental Mindoro police officer linked to illegal drugs killed in buy-bust

A POLICE officer allegedly involved in illegal drug trade was killed in an armed encounter in Paluan, Occidental Mindoro on Saturday afternoon, an official said. Senior Insp. Ferdinand Bea of Paluan identified the suspect as PO3 Marco Hashim Alegre, 39, a resident of Barangay Marikit. During the buy-bust by the Counterintelligence Task Force (CITF) at… link: Occidental Mindoro police officer linked to illegal drugs killed in buy-bust.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

‘Drug-running’ kids rescued

By Nelson S. Badilla “The suspects are facing criminal charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Syndicates are using children as young as four years old to serve as “drug runners,” authorities revealed yesterday. This as combined elements of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) rescued […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Lab test kills drug angle in Llana slay - Inquirer.net

Lab test kills drug angle in Llana slay - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Amid brutal drug war, Duterte’s administration touts success

MANILA, Philippines - Philippines’ firebrand leader, President Rodrigo Duterte, who vowed to crackdown on corruption and drugs in June 30, 2016, when he first assumed office, has waged a ruth.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Slain Caloocan mom not victim of EJK — police

The murder of 27-year-old mother Jennifer Taporado was not a case of extrajudicial killing after investigation showed that the prime suspect was a drug syndicate leader with whom her slain husband had dealings, a police official said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018