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Parents will welcome mandatory drug tests for school kids, Palace says - Philippine Star

Parents will welcome mandatory drug tests for school kids, Palace says - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsNov 8th, 2018

Parents will welcome mandatory drug tests for school kids, Palace says

Panelo said he believes drug testing, even of young kids, is a good idea "because at least parents will know if their children are addicted —  or being used in the drug industry.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Panelo clarifies: Palace to review proposed mandatory drug tests for 2019 bets - Philippine Star

Panelo clarifies: Palace to review proposed mandatory drug tests for 2019 bets - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Palace: Mandatory drug tests for 2019 bets unconstitutional - Philippine Star

Palace: Mandatory drug tests for 2019 bets unconstitutional - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Palace thumbs down drug tests on grade schoolers

Parents of grade school students can now heave a sigh of relief. This after Malacañang yesterday practically shot down a proposal by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to subject to drug testing students grade four and above. Speaking at the Lim Ket Kai Atrium in Cagayan de Oro City, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, Jr. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Philippine School Kids May Face Mandatory Drug Tests

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's murderous "war on drugs" may soon place thousands of primary school children in harm's way.The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) announced on F.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Philippine School Kids May Face Mandatory Drug Tests

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's murderous "war on drugs" may soon place thousands of primary school children in harm's way.The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) announced on F.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Palace Backs PDEA’s Drug Test on Grade Schools’ Students

Malacañang on Thursday said the proposal of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct mandatory drug testing for Grade 4 students and older pupils would benefit the family. “I think that’s a good idea because at least the parents will know whether or not their children are addicted or being used in the drug […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

No mandatory drug test for candidates — Palace

MALACANANG reiterated on Friday that the government will not support the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s (PDEA) proposal to have candidates in the 2019 midterm elections undergo mandatory drug testing. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said that drug tests should be voluntary, noting that candidates who have nothing to hide can always opt to submit themselves to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Parents to DepEd: Protect grade-schoolers from proposed drug test

MANILA, Philippines – Parents belonging to Akbayan held a protest on Thursday, July 5, urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to protect children from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) proposal to conduct mandatory drug tests for elementary students. "Kung sinasabi ng DepEd na hindi [naaayon] sa batas 'yun, panindigan ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Malacanang opposes drug tests for school students

MANILA: A senior Malacanang Palace official on Monday supported the Department of Education in opposing the controversial proposal to subject Filipino high school students to mandatory drug testing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Drug-test officials before school kids

Before subjecting grade school children to drug tests, the government better conduct first mandatory drug screening of ranking officials in all branches – from Malacañang, the judiciary, the Congress, the military and the police, etc., down to the mayors......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

DepEd backed on drug tests

MALACANANG yesterday rallied behind the Department of Education (DepEd) on the issue of drug testing of grade school students as proposed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). In a press briefing held in Cagayan de Oro in Lim Ket Kai Atrium, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, Jr. said the Palace….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

What are the concerns on PDEA’s proposed drug testing of students?

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency‘s proposed mandatory drug testing for students starting from grade 4 was questioned if the budget can shoulder the additional cost of over P2.8 billion for the more than 14 million students nationwide. Under PDEA’s proposal, school drug tests will be mandatory for students, teachers, and school personnel in grades 4 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

CBCP official gives nod to proposed school drug tests - Philippine Star

CBCP official gives nod to proposed school drug tests - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

‘School drug tests need Congress nod’

Congress will have to amend existing laws before the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency can proceed with its plan to conduct mandatory drug testing for students in Grade 4 and above, the Department of Education said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

& apos;School drug tests need Congress nod& apos; - Philippine Star

'School drug tests need Congress nod' - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Sotto: Mandatory drug test for kids calls for amendment of Dangerous Drugs Act

The mandatory drug tests being proposed for students in primary school may require the amendment of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, according to Senate President Vicente Sotto III. Source link link: Sotto: Mandatory drug test for kids calls for amendment of Dangerous Drugs Act.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

51% of Filipinos agree with mandatory drug test for grade schoolers

MANILA, Philippines – Five in 10 Filipinos agree with the proposal of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) for mandatory drug tests on students as young as 10 years old, the results of a September Social Weather Stations survey released only on Wednesday, November 7, showed. According to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

SWS: 5 in 10 Filipinos approve mandatory drug tests in schools

Majority of Filipinos agree with the proposal of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency to conduct mandatory drug testing for Grade 4 students and up, according to the latest Social Weather Stations survey......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Random drug tests

For elementary school, the Department of Education blocked the proposal to subject students to mandatory drug tests......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018