Dela Rosa pushes for decriminalization of illegal drug use

24/11/2022 6:20:00 AM

Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Thursday said he wants to decriminalize the use of illegal drugs to decongest jails and address drug addiction as a health issue instead of a law enforcement matter.

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Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Thursday said he wants to decriminalize the use of illegal drugs to decongest jails and address drug addiction as a health issue instead of a law enforcement matter.

Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Thursday said he wants to decriminalize the use of illegal drugs to decongest jails and address drug addiction as a health issue instead of a law enforcement matter.

November 24, 2022 11:13am“I am the author of the bill. Ako mismo ang gumawa, nag-author niyan at gusto ko talaga (I am the one who authored that bill and I really want that)…” he said in an interview on GMA News’ Unang Balita.Dela Rosa, a former Philippine National Police chief, said this move will decongest prisons as drug users will only be admitted at rehabilitation centers.

He noted that the occupancy rate at the drug rehabilitation centers is only at 50%, adding that the Mega Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Nueva Ecija was even used as a COVID-19 facility due to lack of patients.Dela Rosa said he suspended the hearing on the matter following the strong opposition from law enforcement agencies.

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Hindi ka Bato, isa kang chalk! Padurog ka muna sa ICC bago mo ipamukha sa Pilipinas ang pagbabagong anyo mo! Ano na hustisya sa mga taong walang kasalanan pero collateral damage sa krimen niyo ni Duduts? Isama niyong lahat pati trolls niyo, troll farms, DDS at si Mocha amp, pagkatapos pag papatayin yung hindi dumaan sa tamang proseso?

Let's all plant Camote Para ma-decriminalize na rin siguro si Remulla. HAHAHAAHAHHA anyway, don't forget who you killed for Digong! My friend died bcs of you kahit na nagbabago na siya! Drug users are the one who are murdering and raping innocent people! 'DRUG ADDICTION IS NOT MORE A LAW ENFORCEMENT PROBLEM!' After nyo pagpapatayin pinaghihinalaan nyong user iwas pusoy ka sa fake war on drugs nyo At dahil wala na sa power si digong kaya kambyo ka na Panu yung mga pinatay nyong inosente at naulila nilang pamilya? EJK ICC

Image Rehab 101 Hustisya sa mga pinaslang! Tanginamo So, TOKHANG did not work? ⛑ Ganon. Matapos kang pumatay ng libu-libo gusto mo rin palang gawin medicinal drug. Ngeeek. Maaabuso din yan medicinal drug ek ek. Hindi ito ang tama. Wlang n solve n problema dto kundi inilipat mo lng yong problem s iba. Binwsan mo nga ng tao s kulungan, isisik mo nman sila s health facilities, Edi gnun padin. Dhil lalong kng manghihikayat ng users. Dhil mhina ang estado, ddami ang demand, ddami ang pusher

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Ngayon niyo lang pinupush para makalusot sa ICC. so tama na naman c leni Gahgu ka ba? Paka bobo taga ng senador na to! Mas bobo nman ang mga bomoto sa kanya! So bakit kayo nag tokhang at ejk if you can decriminalized it in the first place? Edi mas lalo dumami yung mga gumagamit kasi hindi na sila makukulong? Tataas din demand at mas marami magpapasok ng droga dito? Nag-iisip ka ba Dela Rosa? Sayang pasahod sayo.

Takooot na siyaaa!!! Hahaha!!! sotto_tito can we get your thoughts on this? What the F€¥$!!!!!! B O B O mo talaga! Eto binoto n’yo 😂😂😂

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Bobo amp ...so ibig sabihin, yung mga napatay ng adik, problema ni Vergere? Before u decriminalize drug use , u have to carefully evaluate its impact on our society .Whether ur sole premise that it helps decongest our jails creates a greater good or ill to our society in general, or if the correct solution is to rehabilitate our jail & justice system.

Tama nanaman si Leni Robredo Kriminal bato! Palinis ka ngayon. Multuhin ka sana Ayaw kasi ma-ICC. Kaso dami nyo pinatay. Duterte must be rolling over in his grave. 🫠 Esep esep muna Having him in the Senate.... is a Voter's issue too?... Hahaha Hindi na pala death penalty ang kasagotan bato?

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Wow. Is this for real? May pupuntahan yang panukala ni kalbo. May ililigtas siyang anak. Wow! After 6 years of killings... 👀 Hahah andaming pinatay tapos decriminalize. Yung totoo? Wow! Helping hand na naman for the son of the DOJ Sec! Eh hindi ba dapat ganyan dapat ang approach nyo sa war on drugs except for the decriminalizing part.

Ok. Shit. That's the wrong reason to decriminalize drugs, but there are good reasons to do so. Coming from a former PNP Chief and now a senator!? WTH? LOL Matapos ang kill, kill, kill decriminalize naman ngayon? Kala ko ba I hate drugs? Puking ina mo!

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For the people who didn't read the article: Ang sabi po, decriminalize the USE of illegal drugs, HINDI po ang drug PUSHING, TRAFFICKING and MANUFACTURING. Gagawin daw pong health issue dahil hindi naman napupuno ang mga drug rehab centers, nasa 50% occupancy lang daw po. Really!? After they killed hundreds of innocent users?

what did we expect from him? saTotoolang Ay bakit wala na po ba kayo buyer? This you? Ipokritong Berdugo na to. warondrugs DuterteLegacy ChangeIsComing ikwento mo sa tumbong mo! takot ka lang sa icc ih. Bugok, panagutan niyo muna sa mga pinag papatay niyo ni Katay! Why decriminalize? Para namang encouragement yan to use illegal drugs. Ang ayusin nyo po yung penalty. Ihiwalay ang mga user, ikulong sa rehab center🤪

User ba ang nakakulong o pusher?

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ang dami nyong tinokhang tapos ngayon decriminalize! So ano na yon fight against drugs nun PNP chief sya.... pano na yon mga life na nabuwis... wala na yon.... kung makadefend sya sa drug policy ng dating administration wagas ngayon ibang stand naman. At ang reasoning ha parang walang pinangagalingan.

cgro inutil na c du30 kya nkakapagsuggest na cya ng ganito Bright idea! Drig pusher with 500mg or more or drug lord = death penalty. Alams na New drug lord. Tengene ang tanga tanga ng iba. Akala mo ba mura mag drug rehab at effective ba? Hindi lahat ng bagay maganda sa US. After all the deaths you made ngayon niyo lang naisip to?

Dahil karamihan sangkot at kamag anak at mismong pulitiko 🙄🙄🙄 ogag talaga pareho ng amo nya Its not like the healthcare system has plenty of room to spare. How to solve problem A? Make it problem B! Brilliant!

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Can you really blame anyone for being skeptical? pwede pa din naman criminalized pero dapat ipa rehab.. hindi yung papatayin gaya nung sa war on drugs 🫢🫢 Tpos yun mga high profile oh mabigat na kaso talaga... death penalty. Wala ng checheburetche.. Gawin nalang cguro palayain na yun mga nasa edad 65 up. Para may chance pa sila makapiling mga family nila habang buhay pa...

Need mgbawas ng population. Lahat dapat yan patayin na. Lol Parang me kulang... Ang problema kasi during the time of PDigong regardless kung user o pusher ka eh tinira niyo sa Tokhang Ops nyo. Dahil obviously hindi sya successful eh kambyo ka ngayon. Anyways, long term solution talaga need at hindi yung 'gulatan' o 'brasuhan' moves nyo dati 😅

Dela Rosa, however, clarified that drug pushing, manufacturing, and trafficking is not included in his bill. You do not destroy immediately drugs confiscated so apeparently they are being recycled. Then you will decriminalize the use. Almighty God have mercy, please enlighten our leaders, deliver us from evil in the Name of the Lord Jesus, Amen.

May other intelligent options in decongesting jails, Senator.

Okay lang sana sa drug user pa rehab. Pano yung drug pushing?

By JOVILAND RITA, GMA Integrated News Published Updated November 24, 2022 11:13am Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Thursday said he wants to decriminalize the use of illegal drugs to decongest jails and address drug addiction as a health issue instead of a law enforcement matter.PH rejects same-sex marriage: We’re not ready for that, says DOJ’s Remulla (You know, I was victimized by that P10, 0000 requirement because I traveled to Taiwan, I brought P11,000 and I was held by the immigration because they thought I was an OFW.By - November 22, 2022 6:20 pm MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 22 November) — In a press release Monday (Nov.Kamala Harris makes historic trip to Palawan: ‘We are committed to you’ ) Rappler’s News Editor Paterno R.

Dela Rosa, who chairs the Senate public order and dangerous drugs committee, made the statement when asked about the suggestion of Senator Robin Padilla during a Senate panel hearing recently. “I am the author of the bill.) He said he was only released after Duterte told immigration officers he was traveling with Dela Rosa. Ako mismo ang gumawa, nag-author niyan at gusto ko talaga (I am the one who authored that bill and I really want that)…” he said in an interview on GMA News’ Unang Balita. It’s like carrying a bucket of water to a house that has already burned down. He, however, clarified that drug pushing, manufacturing, and trafficking is not included in his bill. Ang alam ko, 10,000 dollars bakit ginawang pesos. "User lang.

Iba 'yung pushing, manufacturing, trafficking (It's only for the users. Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri, who was presiding over the session, noted that in other countries, passengers are required to report if they are bringing money in excess of US$10,000. Checks and balances? The Senate failed to exercise that function when it approved the 9. drug pushing, manufacturing, trafficking is a different matter)," he said. Dela Rosa, a former Philippine National Police chief, said this move will decongest prisons as drug users will only be admitted at rehabilitation centers. Senate Majority Leader Joel Villanueva joined the discussion, pointing out that passengers are not prohibited from bringing in the said amount but are just required to report it to authorities. “So in order to decongest itong mga kulungan, sabi natin i-decriminalize na lang ‘yan dahil ‘yun namang mga rehabilitation centers natin ay hindi napupuno,” he said. Or maybe I just didn’t know that school personnel have been trained in intelligence work. (In order to decongest the jails, I said let’s decriminalize the use of illegal drugs because our rehabilitation centers are not yet fully occupied. Unfortunately in the Philippines, I was told P10,000 which is ridiculous and absurd, Villanueva said.

) He noted that the occupancy rate at the drug rehabilitation centers is only at 50%, adding that the Mega Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Nueva Ecija was even used as a COVID-19 facility due to lack of patients. "Medyo maluwag ang drug rehab centers, ang occupancy is 50% lang. She said she would deliver a privilege speech on this issue.” So, what’s the oversight committee for if you’re telling the public to trust the agencies that are recipients of these confidential and intelligence funds? In Tagalog, what Zubiri is doing is “namamangka sa dalawang ilog” (paddling his banca on two rivers). 'Yung malaki nga natin sa Nueva Ecija napakababa ng occupancy rate, ginawa na ngang COVID facility," he said. He added he considers drug addiction is “not more of a law enforcement problem but more of a health problem. “That’s why it’s best to just let go of that Ecard,” Zubiri then said, saying the Bureau of Immigration could just get the information such as proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test result directly from the passengers.” Dela Rosa said he suspended the hearing on the matter following the strong opposition from law enforcement agencies. A “proudly democratic and independent Senate”? Zubiri can’t be more hilarious.

He said the Philippine National Police, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Dangerous Drugs Board, and National Bureau of Investigation were pointing out that it may send a wrong signal to the youth that using illegal drugs is okay. It was then that Zubiri mentioned about the P10,000 reportorial requirement in the custom’s declaration form, prompting Dela Rosa to share his past experience. “Yung hearing na ‘yun sinuspend ko muna. Mag-hearing tayo uli dahil mabigat na talakayan ang kailangan dito para we will come up with a very good piece of legislation. The rest are content with wondering why Filipinos prefer K-dramas instead of local TV soap. Hindi ‘yung mamadaliin natin. Pag-usapan nating mabuti ito,” he said.

(I suspended the hearing for the meantime. Marcos C. Let’s have another hearing because thorough discussions are needed for this so we can come up with a very good piece of legislation. Don’t rush it. Let’s discuss this thoroughly.) TAGS.) During a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Dela Rosa floated the idea of decriminalizing the use of illegal drugs, which has yet to be discussed in the panel.

"Siguro, hindi pa kasi natin na-tackle itong batas na ito, 'yung instead of, i-decriminalize natin 'yung drug using, instead of imprisonment, automatic i-rehab sila," he said. (Perhaps, we have yet to tackle this law, let’s decriminalize drug use, instead of imprisonment, let’s take them to rehabilitation automatically.) This was seconded by Padilla, saying that illegal drug users might get worse if they are mixed with other criminals with more serious offenses in jails. "Maganda po 'yung sinabi ni Mr. Chairman na maihiwalay po sila sa mga kriminal dahil sa totoo lang po offenders lang itong mga ito.

Kaya sana po mangyari 'yun, Mr. Chairman,” Padilla said. (Let’s separate drug users from criminals because they are just offenders. I hope it would happen.) —AOL, GMA Integrated News .