It is the policy of the State to safeguard the integrity of its territory and the well-being of its citizenry particularly the youth, from the harmful effects of dangerous drugs on their physical and mental well-being, and to defend the same against acts or omissions detrimental to their development and preservation. In view of the foregoing, the State needs to enhance further the efficacy of the law against dangerous drugs, it being one of today's more serious social ills. Toward this end, the government shall pursue an intensive and unrelenting campaign against the trafficking and use of dangerous drugs and other similar substances through an integrated system of planning, implementation and enforcement of anti-drug abuse policies, programs, and projects.
It is the policy of the State to safeguard the integrity of its territory and the well-being of its citizenry particularly the youth, from the harmful effects of dangerous drugs on their physical and mental well-being, and to defend the same against acts or omissions detrimental to their development and preservation.
Toward this end, the government shall pursue an intensive and unrelenting campaign against the trafficking and use of dangerous drugs and other similar substances Ra 9165 an integrated system of planning, implementation and enforcement of anti-drug abuse policies, programs, and projects.
The government shall however aim to achieve a balance in the national drug control program so that people with legitimate medical needs are not prevented from being treated with adequate amounts of appropriate medications, which include the use of dangerous drugs.
It is further declared the policy of the State to provide effective mechanisms or measures to re-integrate into society individuals who have fallen victims to drug abuse or dangerous drug dependence through sustainable programs of treatment and rehabilitation.
As used in this Act, the following terms shall mean: The sale, distribution, supply or transport of legitimately imported, in-transit, manufactured or procured controlled precursors and essential chemicals, in diluted, mixtures or in concentrated form, to any person or entity engaged in the manufacture of any dangerous drug, and shall include packaging, repackaging, labeling, relabeling or concealment of such transaction through fraud, destruction of documents, fraudulent use of permits, misdeclaration, use of front companies or mail fraud.
An analytical test using a device, tool or equipment with a different chemical or physical principle Ra 9165 is more specific which will validate and confirm the result of the screening test.
Any act of knowingly planting, growing, raising, or permitting the planting, growing or raising of any plant which is the source of a dangerous drug.
Include those listed in the Schedules annexed to the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, as amended by the Protocol, and in the Schedules annexed to the Single Convention on Psychotropic Substances as enumerated in the attached annex which is an integral part of this Act. Any act of knowingly passing a dangerous drug to another, personally or otherwise, and by any means, with or without consideration.
Any act of giving away, selling or distributing medicine or any dangerous drug with or without the use of prescription. As based on the World Health Organization definition, it is a cluster of physiological, behavioral and cognitive phenomena of variable intensity, in which the use of psychoactive drug takes on a high priority thereby involving, among others, a strong desire or a sense of compulsion to take the substance and the difficulties in controlling substance-taking behavior in terms of its onset, termination, or levels of use.
Any organized group of two 2 or more persons forming or joining together with the intention of committing any offense prescribed under this Act. Any person who pays for, raises or supplies money for, or underwrites any of the illegal activities prescribed under this Act. Any thing that is used in or intended to be used in any manner in the commission of illegal drug trafficking or related offenses.
Embraces every kind, class, genus, or specie of the plant Cannabis sativa L. Refers to the drug having such chemical composition, including any of its isomers or derivatives in any form. Refers to the coagulated juice of the opium poppy Papaver somniferum L.
Refers to any part of the plant of the species Papaver somniferum L. Any entity, natural or juridical, including among others, a corporation, partnership, trust or estate, joint stock company, association, syndicate, joint venture or other unincorporated organization or group capable of acquiring rights or entering into obligations.
Any person who is a licensed physician, dentist, chemist, medical technologist, nurse, midwife, veterinarian or pharmacist in the Philippines. Any person who sells, trades, administers, dispenses, delivers or gives away to another, on any terms whatsoever, or distributes, dispatches in transit or transports dangerous drugs or who acts as a broker in any of such transactions, in violation of this Act.
Any act of injecting, intravenously or intramuscularly, of consuming, either by chewing, smoking, sniffing, eating, swallowing, drinking or otherwise introducing into the physiological system of the body, and of the dangerous drugs.
The penalty of life imprisonment to death and a ranging from Five hundred thousand pesos P, The penalty of imprisonment ranging from twelve 12 years and one 1 day to twenty 20 years and a fine ranging from One hundred thousand pesos P, The maximum penalty provided for under this Sec. In addition, the diplomatic passport shall be confiscated and canceled.
The penalty of twelve 12 years and one 1 day to twenty 20 years of imprisonment and a fine ranging from One hundred thousand pesos P, Maintenance of a Den, Dive or Resort. Should any dangerous drug be the proximate cause of the death of a person using the same in such den, dive or resort, the penalty of death and a fine ranging from One million P1, If such den, dive or resort is owned by a third person, the same shall be confiscated and escheated in favor of the government: Provided, That the criminal complaint shall specifically allege that such place is intentionally used in the furtherance of the crime: Provided, further, That the prosecution shall prove such intent on the part of the owner to use the property for such purpose: Provided, finally, That the owner shall be included as an accused in the criminal complaint.
The penalty twelve 12 years and one 1 day to twenty 20 years of imprisonment and a fine ranging from One hundred thousand pesos P, Employees and Visitors of a Den, Dive or Resort. The presence of any controlled precursor and essential chemical or laboratory equipment in the clandestine laboratory is a prima facie proof of manufacture of any dangerous drug.
It shall be considered an aggravating circumstance if the clandestine laboratory is undertaken or established under the following circumstances: The penalty of imprisonment ranging from six 6 months and one 1 day to four 4 years and a fine ranging from Ten thousand pesos P10,IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS (IRR) OF REPUBLIC ACT NO.
, THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE HEREBY PROMULGATED TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. , OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “COMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF ”.
SECTION 1. This IRR, . UPDATES in RA as Amended by RA - Download as Word Doc .doc), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. UPDATES in RA as Amended by RA RA Articles of the Revised Penal Code are repealed by Republic Act No.
“The Dangerous Drugs Act of ” which took effect on March 30, (Sec. 42), as amended by PD No. and further amended by RA No. THE DANGEROUS . RA repealed RA , or the Dangerous Drugs Act of The law mandates the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) to be the policy- and strategy-making body that plans and formulates programs on drug prevention and control.
twelfth congress first regular session. republic act no. june 7, an act instituting the comprehensive dangerous drugs act of , repealing republic act no.
, otherwise known as the dangerous drugs act of , as amended, providing funds therefor, and for other purposes. RA "Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of " (21 votes) An act instituting the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of , repealing RA , otherwise known as the Dangerous Drugs Act of , as amended, providing funds therefor, and for other purposes.