Passi City ‘drug-cleared’

first_img* no clandestine drug laboratory, drugwarehouse, clandestine chemical warehouse or marijuana cultivation site ILOILO – Today, the component city ofPassi would be formally declared as “drug-cleared.” The regional oversight committee onthe campaign against illegal drugs would make the formal declaration. * no drug pusher, user, protector orfinancier The committee is composed of theDepartment of Health, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Philippine NationalPolice, and Department of Interior and Local Government. “Gin-trabahonaton ang mga persons who used drugs in ourbarangays. Ginpa-undergocommunity-based rehabilitation in four to six weeks,” said Palmares. The city met all the parameters forsuch status set by the Dangerous Drugs Board, said Mayor Stephen Palmares. Section 6 of Dangerous Drugs BoardRegulation No. 3, Series of 2017 set the following parameters:center_img * no available illegal drugs * no drug den; and * no drug transit / transshipmentactivity Making Passi City drug-free was on topof his agenda when he became the mayor, said Palmares. Passi is a 4th class city. Accordingto the 2015 census, it has a population of 80,544 people in 51 barangays. Considered to be one of the oldestSpanish settlements in Iloilo (it was organized as a pueblo or communitysettlement of natives in 1766, Passi became a component city of Iloilo in1998./PNlast_img