Push for MJ health use renewed

A HOUSE leader yesterday said that the move by the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) to green-light the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for alleviating severe forms of epilepsy should clear the way for the swift congressional approval of a pending legislative proposal for the domestic production and international marketing of this medicinal strain of the cannabis plant that is neither addictive nor producing the so-called buzz or “high” for users.

4 kidnapped Malaysians rescued

MEMBERS of the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP-AKG) on Saturday rescued four Malaysian nationals reportedly “kidnapped” by a group of foreigners working for a POGO hub in San Pedro City in Laguna, PNP-AKG director Brigadier General Jonnel C. Estomo reported yesterday.

Drunken captain faces dismissal

A DRUNKEN police captain has gotten the ire of the Philippine National Police leadership headed by General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa after he figured in a rowdy act and caused trouble using his gun inside a resto-bar in Cagayan de Oro City early morning last Valentine’s Day.