PDEA Continues to Confiscate and Destroy Illegal Drugs Worth Billions in the Country

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As the lead Agency in the requirement of the counter medication law, the PDEA continues to stifle the stock of risky medications, execute Dangerous Drugs Board strategies, control and manage the real utilization of hazardous medication and controlled forerunners and fundamental synthetic substances, manage the counter medication exercises of the medication law implementation organizations and give direction for the support of all partners in the counter medication crusade.

In view of this, The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) obliterated P1.2 billion worth of unlawful medications recently. A sum of 912,685.73 grams of risky medications, including methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu, toluene, cannabis, cocaine, happiness and terminated medication, were obliterated through warm decay at the Integrated Waste Management Inc. in Barangay Aguado in Trece Martires, Cavite.

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Along with this, PDEA Director General Wilkins Villanueva commended different provincial preliminary courts for the speedy arraignment and attitude of medication cases that prompted the brief obliteration of unlawful medications which are not, at this point required as proof in court.

The obliteration of the seized hazardous medications is in consistence with the rules on the authority and attitude under Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act and Dangerous Drugs Board guidelines.

It was shared that they need to guarantee the public that all held onto unlawful medications under the guardianship of PDEA will be obliterated, mollifying fears of reusing. Another thing, PDEA would obliterate another 786 kilos of unlawful medications in August, including the 117 kilos of shabu esteemed at P795.6 million seized in Cavite and 38 kilos worth P258.4 million recuperated in Malate as of late.

Morever, Philippine National Police boss Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, who was available during the action, said they are making the vital mediations to quick track the removal of 1.6 huge loads of shabu worth P10 billion in the care of different police units from one side of the country to the other. Along with this, They have an immediate line with concerned court specialists.

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