Drug Enforcement Agency

Latest articles

13m
Inquirier.net
No more PUJs next year – DuterteMalacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on Oc
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 minutes ago
Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, declares that the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency will be the sole agency that will carry out anti-illegal drug operations in the country. KING... Read more
4 related articles
1h
Fortune
Opioid Crisis: Trump Urged to Withdraw Marino Nomination as 'National Emergency' LoomsSunday night story was the role of congressman Tom Marino, the lead sponsor of
Fortune / Posted an hour ago
Sunday night story was the role of congressman Tom Marino, the lead sponsor of a bill that made it more difficult for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to freeze shipments of opioids such as Vicodin and oxycodone. That all happened under the... Read more
109 related articles
4h
Pilipino Star
CHR sees 'more collaborative relationship' with PDEA on drug warMANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights on Tuesday said it is hope
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights on Tuesday said it is hopeful the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency will respect the due process of the law as the sole agency in charge of the government’s war on drugs. “We are hopeful that... Read more
54 related articles
11h
CBS News
Opioid report reverberates across Washingtonabout $10 million dollars. And frankly I don't know who contributes to it at al
CBS News / Posted 11 hours ago
about $10 million dollars. And frankly I don't know who contributes to it at all," he said Monday. He also said that "the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has all the enforcement power it needs." "It's like putting the fox in charge of the hen... Read more
11h
Inquirier.net
Pulse Asia: Nearly 9 of 10 Filipinos back war on drugsDuterte last week ordered police to withdraw from the antinarcotics campaign an
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 hours ago
Duterte last week ordered police to withdraw from the antinarcotics campaign and leave all operations to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) following scrutiny of police conduct.Retire now He noted fewer killings in operations of the... Read more
17 related articles
11h
Inquirier.net
PNP chief: Trust us, we value lifethe 185,000-strong PNP from the lead role in the war on drugs last week. Mr. D
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 hours ago
the 185,000-strong PNP from the lead role in the war on drugs last week. Mr. Duterte gave the lead role to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), which he noted had fewer kills. Defending his agency, Dela Rosa said he could not say the... Read more
3 related articles
13h
WSMV Nashville
Rep. Blackburn responds to ‘60 Minutes’ investigationa “60 Minutes” investigation into opioid-related legislation she co-sponsored i
WSMV Nashville / Posted 13 hours ago
a “60 Minutes” investigation into opioid-related legislation she co-sponsored in 2014. The investigation involves a former Drug Enforcement Agency official turned whistleblower who told “60 Minutes” and the Washington Post the DEA is struggling to... Read more
109 related articles
14h
Inquirier.net
Central Luzon police disband drug units— The Central Luzon police have dissolved all drug enforcement units after Pres
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 hours ago
— The Central Luzon police have dissolved all drug enforcement units after President Rodrigo Duterte tasked the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to lead the campaign against illegal drugs. Chief Supt. Amador Corpus, regional police... Read more
14h
CBS News
Sen. Hatch responds to "60 Minutes" report about opioid epidemicabout the opioid epidemic by CBS's "60 Minutes" and The Washington Post that fo
CBS News / Posted 14 hours ago
about the opioid epidemic by CBS's "60 Minutes" and The Washington Post that found that Congress helped disarm the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) through a new law. In an interview with CBS News Monday, Hatch was asked if he believes... Read more
14h
Roll Call
Manchin to Trump: Don't Make Marino the Drug Czarwrote. “Congressman Marino led the effort in Congress to move through a bill th
Roll Call / Posted 14 hours ago
wrote. “Congressman Marino led the effort in Congress to move through a bill that has made it significantly harder for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to enforce our nation’s anti-drug diversion laws. For years, wholesale drug distributors were... Read more
109 related articles
14h
ABC News
Key moments from Trump's wide-ranging press conference with McConnellpointed a finger at Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., as spearheadeding efforts to pass a
ABC News / Posted 14 hours ago
pointed a finger at Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., as spearheadeding efforts to pass a bill that makes it harder for the Drug Enforcement Agency to halt suspicious shipments of drugs. Marino is currently the Trump administration’s nominee to lead... Read more
15h
Springfield News-Sun
State officials ask area leaders for advice in fighting opioid crisisas the “epicenter” or “ground zero” of the nation’s ongoing heroin and opioid c
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
as the “epicenter” or “ground zero” of the nation’s ongoing heroin and opioid crisis. Wright State, along with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency also hosted a summit on Monday at the Nutter Center to spotlight the dangers of opioids. 3 FAST... Read more
2 related articles
15h
Dayton Daily News
State officials ask area leaders for advice in fighting opioid crisisas the “epicenter” or “ground zero” of the nation’s ongoing heroin and opioid c
Dayton Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
as the “epicenter” or “ground zero” of the nation’s ongoing heroin and opioid crisis. Wright State, along with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency also hosted a summit on Monday at the Nutter Center to spotlight the dangers of opioids. 3 FAST... Read more
2 related articles
15h
The Hamilton Journal News
State officials ask area leaders for advice in fighting opioid crisisas the “epicenter” or “ground zero” of the nation’s ongoing heroin and opioid c
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 15 hours ago
as the “epicenter” or “ground zero” of the nation’s ongoing heroin and opioid crisis. Wright State, along with the U.S. Drug enforcement agency also hosted a summit on Monday at the Nutter Center to spotlight the dangers of opioids. 3 FAST... Read more
2 related articles
16h
Inquirier.net
Some Inquirer editors part of destabilization effort?Philippine National Police had been sheared of its power to go after drug pushe
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 hours ago
Philippine National Police had been sheared of its power to go after drug pushers and traffickers. He said the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) didn’t have as much manpower to go after drug fiends. Doesn’t he know that under Republic Act... Read more
16h
The Manila Times
More Pinoys back drug war, but fear EJKs – Pulseended Oplan Tokhang after the President transferred the responsibility for the
The Manila Times / Posted 16 hours ago
ended Oplan Tokhang after the President transferred the responsibility for the anti-drug campaign to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. Palace ‘pleased’ Malacañang on Monday welcomed the latest Pulse Asia survey. “We are pleased with... Read more
17 related articles
16h
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Blackburn actions on opioid bill under fire at home after '60 Minutes' reportNASHVILLE — U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., is coming under fire at home a
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 16 hours ago
NASHVILLE — U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., is coming under fire at home after a former federal Drug Enforcement Agency official told "60 Minutes" in an interview aired Sunday that efforts to combat the nation's growing opioid epidemic were... Read more
109 related articles
18h
Pilipino Star
Pulse: 88% back drug war; 73% say EJKs happencommunities more peaceful,” Abella said in a statement. “With the return of an
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 hours ago
communities more peaceful,” Abella said in a statement. “With the return of anti-narcotics operations to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, we expect the focus to shift to arrests of drug lords and narco-politicians, the interdiction of... Read more
17 related articles
19h
Manila Standard Today
‘Despite EJK, drug war gains backing’of the war on illegal drugs, Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa
Manila Standard Today / Posted 19 hours ago
of the war on illegal drugs, Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa on Monday vowed to help the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the fight against illegal drugs. At the Kamuning Bakery in Quezon City, Dela Rosa said the PNP... Read more
17 related articles
19h
The Youngstown Vindicator
Brown touts Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 28this morning at the Austintown Police Department. Prescription Drug Take Back
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 hours ago
this morning at the Austintown Police Department. Prescription Drug Take Back Day, on Oct. 28, is a program started by the Drug Enforcement Agency, encouraging people to drop off their unused or out-of-date drugs at designated sites. Brown said... Read more
21h
Fortune
DEA Whistleblower Blaststhe full statement, click here) A law signed by then-president Barack Obama la
Fortune / Posted 21 hours ago
the full statement, click here) A law signed by then-president Barack Obama last year made it much more difficult for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to crack down on the illegal distribution and sale of prescription painkillers such as Vicodin... Read more
109 related articles
23h
Inquirier.net
CHR ‘hopeful’ on rule of law with PDEA now leading ‘drug war’human rights violations – has expressed approval of President Rodrigo Duterte’s
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 hours ago
human rights violations – has expressed approval of President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent directive designating the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) as the sole lead in the nationwide campaign against illegal drugs. In a statement issued on... Read more
54 related articles
1d
Sun Star
Palace elated by poll results on Duterte’s drug warmore peaceful,” he added. The Pulse Asia’s survey came after the President ord
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
more peaceful,” he added. The Pulse Asia’s survey came after the President ordered on October 10 the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to solely lead the nationwide anti-drug operations following controversies hurled against the... Read more
17 related articles
1d
Inquirier.net
Palace pleased with latest poll result showing majority support for drug warmental, spiritual, and psycho-emotional health,” he said. With the return of a
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
mental, spiritual, and psycho-emotional health,” he said. With the return of anti-narcotics operations to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Abella said Malacañang hoped that “the focus to shift to arrests of drug lords and... Read more
17 related articles
1d
Sun Star
PNP chief: Police value lifethis month, they were told to have their hands off after Duterte’s satisfactory
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
this month, they were told to have their hands off after Duterte’s satisfactory rating slid by 18 points. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency was assigned to take the lead on the war on drugs, while the PNP will only serve as supporting... Read more
3 related articles
1d
Inquirier.net
Bato on drug war: Trust us, we value lifeordered PNP and other law enforcement bodies to “leave” the implementation of t
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
ordered PNP and other law enforcement bodies to “leave” the implementation of the drug war to the much-smaller Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. ADVERTISEMENT Defending his agency, Dela Rosa said “we cannot say PDEA values life more than the... Read more
3 related articles
1d
Reuters
Philippine survey shows big support for Duterte's drugs warlast week ordered police to withdraw from the anti-narcotics campaign and leave
Reuters / Posted yesterday
last week ordered police to withdraw from the anti-narcotics campaign and leave all operations to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) following scrutiny of police conduct. He noted fewer killings in operations by PDEA, an... Read more
17 related articles
1d
Channel NewsAsia
Philippine survey shows big support for Duterte's drugs warlast week ordered police to withdraw from the anti-narcotics campaign and leave
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
last week ordered police to withdraw from the anti-narcotics campaign and leave all operations to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) following scrutiny of police conduct. He noted fewer killings in operations by PDEA, an... Read more
17 related articles
1d
The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesThere are only 10 agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency assigned in
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
There are only 10 agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency assigned in Negros Occidental. Due to severe lack of personnel, Western Visayas PDEA regional director Wardly Getalia said they will continue to link up with the Philippine National... Read more
1d
Inquirier.net
Dela Rosa: We’re waging war on drugs because we value lifeimmediately),” Dela Rosa said. Last week, the Malacañang issued a directive re
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
immediately),” Dela Rosa said. Last week, the Malacañang issued a directive replacing the PNP with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) as the lead law enforcement agency in the government’s drug war. ADVERTISEMENT The police... Read more
3 related articles
1d
Inquirier.net
Panay groups hails PDEA takeover of war on drugsRodrigo Duterte to exclude the Philippine National Police from the war on drugs
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Rodrigo Duterte to exclude the Philippine National Police from the war on drugs, which Mr. Duterte ordered the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to handle exclusively. But they expressed apprehension that the designation of PDEA as the... Read more
1d
Inquirier.net
Lapeña: BOC won’t be an extension of PDEAIsidro Lapeña has allayed fears of employees that the Bureau of Customs (BOC) w
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Isidro Lapeña has allayed fears of employees that the Bureau of Customs (BOC) would become an extension of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). “There is no truth to this and this will not happen,” he said, particularly addressing the... Read more
1d
Sun Star
Baguio police office intensifies visibilitywill be informed of illegal drug activities, the Police Director General ordere
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
will be informed of illegal drug activities, the Police Director General ordered them to immediately inform Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency operatives of such activity, and to not engage with the suspected illegal drugs operatives. The... Read more
1d
The Manila Times
Trouble brews at Customs bureaua little consideration,” she stressed. Bocea also expressed concern over Lapeñ
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
a little consideration,” she stressed. Bocea also expressed concern over Lapeña’s appointments of agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to different sensitive positions in the BoC, like the Intelligence and Investigation Service,... Read more
1d
Pilipino Star
How will PDEA bust 400-year-old Triads?to it all was to pull out the National Police, Armed Forces, NBI, and Customs f
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
to it all was to pull out the National Police, Armed Forces, NBI, and Customs from the drug war. Henceforth, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is to take the lead. Yet that is what a 2002 law already states. The Comprehensive Dangerous... Read more
1d
Pilipino Star
Bato(anti-drug operations) suddenly taken away from the PNP? The President just sig
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
(anti-drug operations) suddenly taken away from the PNP? The President just signed a memorandum assigning the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to take over and be the lead in all drug-related operations. In the first place, why did the... Read more
1d
Pilipino Star
Aguirre denies ignoring P6.4-B shabu caseof prosecutors, which has already started the preliminary investigation of the
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
of prosecutors, which has already started the preliminary investigation of the case filed by the NBI and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). Aguirre added that he immediately issued an immigration lookout bulletin order against the... Read more
1d
Pilipino Star
AFP to back PDEA in drug warMANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will continue t
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will continue to support the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) as it takes the lead in the national government’s fight against illegal drugs. AFP chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Año... Read more
54 related articles
1d
Manila Standard Today
Teens’ slaying no EJK, but common crime — DoJfor the move to strip the Philippine National Police of the P900-million Oplan
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
for the move to strip the Philippine National Police of the P900-million Oplan Tokhang budget and give it to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency as the lead agency in the war against illegal drugs. “The budget allotted for the PNP’s Oplan... Read more
1d
Calgary Sun
Bryan Cranston learned 'how to make crystal meth' on 'Breaking Bad'who won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of White, told British chat show host G
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
who won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of White, told British chat show host Graham Norton he spent time at the Drug Enforcement Agency learning all he could about the crystal meth trade. “The drug enforcement chemist showed us how to... Read more
2d
Sun Star
PNP, AFP reaffirm support to gov’t anti-drug warillegal drugs. PNP Chief Ronald dela Rosa ensured on Friday that all police st
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
illegal drugs. PNP Chief Ronald dela Rosa ensured on Friday that all police stations have direct lines to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) so they can immediately report incidents involving illegal drugs. In a memorandum signed on... Read more
54 related articles
2d
Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESall-out war against drugs. This is assessed from the revelation Pres. Duterte m
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
all-out war against drugs. This is assessed from the revelation Pres. Duterte made that he moved to limit to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) implementation of his anti-illegal drugs operations to satisfy the critics. And pessimism... Read more
2d
Inquirier.net
Palace hits Amnesty Int’l for ‘demonizing’ PDEAErnesto Abella. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO Malacañang yesterday slammed Amnesty Intern
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Ernesto Abella. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO Malacañang yesterday slammed Amnesty International for “demonizing” the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency after it was tasked with leading the government’s war on drugs. “The Philippine Drug Enforcement... Read more
54 related articles
2d
Inquirier.net
Bloodless: This cop chief gives pushers, addicts chance to livealso became the first city in Central Visayas and the second in the country to
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
also became the first city in Central Visayas and the second in the country to be declared drug-free by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). Allatog considers human life as sacred and believes that everyone, even the worst criminal,... Read more
2d
Manila Standard Today
Rights group out to demonize 'drug war'—Palacedrugs by international rights group Amnesty International, after President Rodr
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
drugs by international rights group Amnesty International, after President Rodrigo Duterte decided to make the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency as the sole agency in charge of his drug campaign. “The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, which... Read more
54 related articles
2d
The Manila Times
‘Tokhang ended because of public pressure’President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of “grave consequences” after he made the
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of “grave consequences” after he made the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) the “sole agency” in charge of handling his bloody war on drugs. In a speech in Dumaguete City on Friday night, Duterte... Read more
54 related articles
2d
Pilipino Star
Our economy will take the front seatthe campaign against the drug menace will not really take a backseat since the
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
the campaign against the drug menace will not really take a backseat since the lead agency will now be the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), the PNP will now focus on the threat of terrorism and solving “riding-in-tandem” murders. A... Read more
2d
Pilipino Star
PDEA being ‘demonized’ by Amnesty International – Palacecampaign against the Duterte administration by Amnesty International (AI) in un
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
campaign against the Duterte administration by Amnesty International (AI) in undermining the capabilities of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to lead the war against illegal drugs. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said AI simply... Read more
54 related articles
3d
Pilipino Star
Palace hits Amnesty International for 'demonizing' PDEA, says drug war to continue— Malacañang on Saturday slammed the London-based rights group Amnesty Internat
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
— Malacañang on Saturday slammed the London-based rights group Amnesty International for “demonizing” the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency—the anti-narcotics body recently designated as “sole agency” in charge of the government’s bloody... Read more
54 related articles
3d
Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESall-out war against drugs. This is assessed from the revelation Pres. Duterte m
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
all-out war against drugs. This is assessed from the revelation Pres. Duterte made that he moved to limit to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) implementation of his anti-illegal drugs operations to satisfy the critics. And pessimism... Read more
More

In this news