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Legal history of marijuana

THE Cebupedia columnist Atty. Paul Clarence Oaminal former Undersecretary and Dangerous Drugs Board Vice Chair during the time of PGMA, e-mailed the following which I am sharing in this space. “History of the passage of the Dangerous Drugs Act of 1972 (Marijuana as an illegal drug) is the law that repealed the provisions covered under Title V of the Revised Penal Code, entitled Opium and Other Prohibited Drugs.

The Senate Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs has directed the Philippine National Police to “produce” SPO1 Vincent Tacorda who earlier resigned from the service after claiming that policemen are behind extrajudicial killings against drug suspects.

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For the second time, the Department of Justice (DoJ) decided to dismiss the drug case against former Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) official Marine Lieutenant Colonel Ferdinand Marcelino and his Chinese co-accused Yan Yi Shou.

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Police have arrested a Korean- American after he yielded ecstasy tablets during a drug-bust in Pasay City on Wednesday night.

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Three House committees are set to conduct an inquiry into the concert in Pasay City last month where five persons died.

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