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Marijuana seizure in Kalinga, Luzon, tops one billion pesos

A marijuana plant seizure at Mount Chumanchill in Tinglayan, Kalinga, last weekend has topped out over one billion pesos. Police say the plantation is estimated to reach eight hectares which was fully planted with more than 5.2 million fully-grown marijuana plants. An aerial inspection of the region uncovered the massive hoard of…




Group vows to fight for medical marijuana law in the Philippines

  The Philippine Cannabis Compassion Society has vowed it will fight for approval to legalise the use of medical marijuana in the country. The group hopes to push onward through the approval measure under the 16th congress and beyond if they must. “We continue to work for the passage of…


5,000 marijuana plants uprooted in Kiblawan, Davao del Sur

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has uprooted more than 5,000 marijuana plants in the town of Kiblawan, Davao Del Sur. A spokesman for the PDEA said nobody was arrested in the operation at Sitio Aliong in Barangay Kimlawis on Sunday. Police, along with the Army’s 72nd Infantry Battalion confiscated an…



Doctors in the Philippines say “no” to medical marijuana bill

  House Bill #4477, which seeks to legalise marijuana for medicinal purposes, was given a ‘thumbs down’ by the Philippines Medical Association on Thursday. Of the Specific groups, a formal statement saying “We oppose #4477. We cannot risk endangering the health and safety of the Filipino”. The statement was backed…