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Republic Act No.

6425:
THE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 1972

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FRESNIDO, Armando
GANANCIAS, Ronaliz
GARCIA, Angel
INFANTADO, Grace Lorraine
LAM, Angelica
LAPITAN, Lyn
Layug, Bernice

DANGEROUS DRUGS

Prohibited drug

Regulated drug

Health Implications

Drug Addiction
Dependency

DRUG ABUSE

Drug Abuse: By the Numbers


Estimated Drug Users in the Philippines: 1.7 Million
Profile of Drug Users
Mean Age: 28 years old
Ratio of Male is to Female Users: 10:1
Civil Status: Single (58.21%)
Employment Status: Unemployed
Educational Attainment: High School Level
Average Monthly Household Income: Php 16,290.80
Residence: Urban Areas

Duration of Drug Use: More than 6 years


Nature of Drug Use: Polydrug-use

Commonly Abused Substances


Methamphetamine Hydrochloride (Shabu)
Cannabis (Marijuana)
Inhalants (Contact Cement)

DANGEROUS DRUG ACTS


Republic Act No. 6425:
THE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 1972
Republic Act No. 7659:
AN ACT TO IMPOSE THE DEATH PENALTY ON CERTAIN
HEINOUS CRIMES, AMENDING FOR THAT PURPOSE THE
REVISED PENAL LAWS, AS AMENDED, OTHER SPECIAL PENAL
LAWS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Republic Act No. 9165:
THE Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002
Republic Act No. 10640:
AN ACT TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN THE ANTI-DRUG
CAMPAIGN OF THE GOVERNMENT, AMENDING FOR THE
PURPOSE SECTION 21 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9165, OTHERWISE
KNOWN AS THE Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act Of 2002

(REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6425)


THE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 1972

What is the reason why this Republic Act


implemented?

HISTORY

March 30, 1972 - the drug problem was


just at its incipient stage, with only 20,000
drug users and marijuana as the top
choice among the users in the Philippines.

November 14, 1972 - organized the Dangerous


Drugs Board.
Seven national agencies:
Department of Health
Department of Social Service and Development
Department of Education, Culture and Sports
Department of Justice
Department of National Defense
Department of Finance
National Bureau of Investigation
Presidential Proclamation No. 1192 - Drug Abuse
Prevention and Control Week

1974 - Inter-Agency Committee on Drug


Abuse Prevention Education
1982 - Batas Pambansa 179
International Day Against Drug Abuse and
Illicit Trafficking or IDADAIT
1995 - Oplan Iwas Droga, KID Listo

1998 - The five pillar global drug control


approach Drug Supply Reduction, Drug
Demand Reduction, Alternative Development,
Civic Awareness and Response, and Regional
and International Cooperation.
January 1999 - Mamamayan Ayaw sa Droga or
MAD
2002 - Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive
Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002

Terminologies:

Administer
Board
Centers
Cultivate or Culture
Coddler / Protector
Dangerous Drugs
Prohibited drug
Regulated drug

Deliver
Drug dependence
Employee

Financier
Indian Hemp
Manufacture
Narcotic drug
Opium
(Papaver somniferum L.)
Opium poppy
Pusher
School
Sell
Use

Drug syndicate

DANGEROUS DRUGS
BOARD

Creation and Composition of the Board


Powers and Duties of the Board

Composition of the Board


1. the Secretary of Health or his representative
2. the Undersecretary of Health or his representative
3. the Executive Director of the Dangerous Drugs Board
4. the Secretary of Justice or his representative
5. the Secretary of National Defense or his
representative
6. the Secretary of Education, Culture and Sports or his
representative
7. the Secretary of Finance or his representative
8. the Secretary of Social Welfare and Development or
his representative

Composition of the Board


(amended by R.A. 9165)

Composed of 17 members:
3 permanent members (1 Director, 2 Assistants)
12 members (Ex-officio)

Chairperson of CHED
Chairperson of NYC
Director of PDEA
Secretary of DOLE
Secretary of DILG

2 regular members (President of IBP and NGO)

Powers and Duties of the Board


Promulgate such rules and regulations as may be
necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act.
Take charge and custody of all dangerous drugs
Develop educational programs based on factual
information and disseminate the same to the general
public.
Conduct scientific clinical, social, psychological, physical
and biological researches on dangerous drugs.

Draw up, in consultation and in coordination with the


various agencies involved in drugs control, a national
treatment and rehabilitation program for drug
dependents.
Receive all donations for the purpose of carrying out the
objectives of this Act.
Appoint such technical, administrative and other
personnel as may be necessary for the effective
implementation of this Act.

Relay information regarding any violation of this Act to law


enforcement agencies
Conduct eradication programs to destroy wild or illicit
growth of plants from which dangerous drugs may be
extracted.
Authorize, pursuant to the provisions of this Act, the
importation, distribution, manufacture, production,
compounding, prescription, dispensing and sale of, and
other lawful acts in connection with, dangerous drugs of
such kind and quantity as it may deem necessary
according to the medical and research needs of the
country.

Encourage, assist and accredit private centers,


promulgating rules and regulations setting minimum
standards for their accreditation to assure their
competence, integrity and stability.
Provide by rules and regulations, appropriate rewards to
informers who are instrumental in the discovery and
seizure of dangerous drugs and in the apprehension of
violators of this Act, except marijuana plantations.
Enter into arrangements with foreign agencies and
instrumentalities for the effective prevention and control
of drug dependency or abuse and the effective
implementation of the provisions of this Act.

PROHIBITED DRUGS

PENALTY

FINE

Importation of Prohibited
Drugs

imprisonment ranging from


14 years and 1 day to life
imprisonment

ranging from 14,000 to


30,000 pesos

Sale, Administration,
Delivery, Distribution and
Transportation of Prohibited
Drugs

imprisonment ranging from


12 years and 1 day to 20
years

ranging from 12,000 to


20,000 pesos

Practitioner: revocation of
license to practice
profession

Maintenance of a Den, Dive


or Resort for Prohibited
Drug Users

death of a victim: life


imprisonment to death

death of a victim: ranging


from 20,000 30,000 pesos
shall be imposed upon the
pusher

imprisonment ranging from


12 years and 1 day to 20
years

ranging from 12,000 to


20,000 pesos

death of a victim: life


imprisonment to death

death of a victim: ranging


from 20,000 30,000 pesos
shall be imposed on the
maintainer

Employees and Visitors of


Prohibited Drug Den

imprisonment ranging from


2 years and 1 day to 6
years

ranging from 2,000 to 6,000


pesos

Manufacture of Prohibited
Drugs

imprisonment to death

ranging from 20,000


30,000 pesos

Possession or Use of
Prohibited Drugs

imprisonment ranging from


6 years and 1 day to 12
years

ranging from 6,000 to


12,000 pesos

possess or use Indian


hemp: imprisonment
ranging from 6 months and
1 day to 6 years
Cultivation of Plants Which
are Sources of Prohibited
Drugs

imprisonment ranging from


14 years and 1 day to life
imprisonment

possess or use Indian


hemp:
600 - 6,000 pesos

ranging from 14,000


30,000 pesos

Records of Prescriptions,
Sales, Purchases,
Acquisitions and/or
Deliveries of Prohibited
Drugs

imprisonment ranging from


1 year and 1 day to 6 years

ranging from 1,000 to 6,000


pesos

Practitioner: revocation of
license to practice
profession
manufacturer, seller,
importer, distributor or
dealer: revocation of LTO

Unlawful Prescription of
Prohibited Drugs

imprisonment ranging from


8 years and 1 day to 12
years

8,000 12,000 pesos

Unnecessary Prescription of imprisonment ranging from


Prohibited Drugs
4 years and 1 day to 12
years

4,000 12,000 pesos

revocation of license to
practice profession
Possession of Opium Pipe
imprisonment ranging from
and Other Paraphernalia for 6 months and 1 day to 4
Prohibited Drugs
years

600 - 4,000 pesos

REGULATED DRUGS

PENALTY

FINE

Importation of Regulated
Drugs

imprisonment ranging from


6 years and 1 day to 12
years

ranging from 6,000 to


12,000 pesos

Sale, Administration,
Delivery, Distribution and
Transportation of Regulated
Drugs

imprisonment ranging from


6 years and 1 day to 12
years

ranging from 6,000 to


12,000 pesos

Practitioner: revocation of
license to practice
profession
death of a victim: life
imprisonment to death
Possession or Use of
Regulated Drugs

imprisonment ranging from


6 months and 1 day to 4
years

600 - 4,000 pesos

Records of Prescriptions,
Sales, Purchases,
Acquisitions and/or
Deliveries of Regulated
Drugs

imprisonment ranging from


6 months and 1 day to 4
years

600 - 4,000 pesos

Unlawful Prescription of
Regulated Drugs

imprisonment ranging from


4 years and 1 day to 8
years

ranging from 4,000 to 8,000


pesos

Unnecessary Prescription of imprisonment ranging from


Regulated Drugs
6 months and 1 day to 4
years
Practitioner: revocation of
license to practice
profession

600 - 4,000 pesos

AMEMDED BY R.A. 7659

PROVISIONS OF
COMMON
APPLICATION TO
OFFENSES

Application of Penalties, Confiscation and Forfeiture of


the Proceeds or Instruments of the Crime
40 grams or more of opium
40 grams or more of morphine
200 grams or more of shabu or methylamphetamine
hydrochloride
40 grams or more of heroin
750 grams or more of Indian hemp or marijuana

50 grams or more of marijuana resin or marijuana


resin oil
40 grams or more of cocaine or cocaine hydrochloride
In case of other dangerous drugs, the quantity of which
is far beyond therapeutic requirements, as determined
and promulgated by the Dangerous Drugs Board, after
public consultations/hearings conducted for the
purpose.

Confiscation and Forfeiture of the


Proceeds or Instruments of the Crime

Attempt and Conspiracy


a) importation of dangerous drugs;
b) sale, administration, delivery, distribution and
transportation of dangerous drugs;
c) maintenance of a den, diver or resort for prohibited
drug users;
d) manufacture of dangerous drugs; and
e) cultivation or culture of plants which are sources of
prohibited drugs.

Additional Penalty if Offender


is an Alien

Criminal Liability of Officers of


Partnerships, Corporations, Associations
and other Juridical Persons

Penalty for Government Officials and


Employees and Officers and Members of
Police Agencies and the Armed Forces

Laboratory examination/test on
apprehended users of dangerous
drugs

Records Required of Pharmacists, Physicians,


Veterinarians or Dentists Dispensing or
Prescribing Dangerous Drugs, and of Importers,
Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Distributors, Dealers
and Retailers of Dangerous Drugs

Every pharmacist dealing in dangerous drugs shall


maintain and keep an original record of sales,
purchases, acquisitions and deliveries of dangerous
drugs.

Original record of sales, purchases, acquisitions and


deliveries of dangerous drugs indicates the ff data:
1. license number and address of the pharmacist;
2. the name, address and license of the manufacturer, importer
or wholesaler from whom dangerous drugs have been
purchased;
3. the quantity and name of the dangerous drugs
4. the date of acquisition or purchase;
5. the name, address and class A residence certificate number
of the buyer;
6. the serial number of the prescription and the name of the
doctor, dentist, veterinarian or practitioner issuing the same;
7. the quantity and name of the dangerous drug so sold or
delivered; and the date of sale or delivery.

A physician, dentist, veterinarian or practitioner


authorized to prescribe any dangerous drug shall
issue the prescription therefor in one original and
two duplicate copies.

All manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors,


importers, dealers and retailers of dangerous drugs
shall keep a record of all sales, purchases,
acquisitions and deliveries of dangerous drug.

Penalty for a Person Importing


Dangerous Drugs by Making Use of a
Diplomatic Passport
Penalty: life imprisonment
Fine: 30,000 pesos
diplomatic passport shall be confiscated and
canceled
Maximum penalty (amended)

Criminal Liability of Possessor or


User of Dangerous Drugs During
Social Gatherings
The maximum penalties shall be imposed
upon any person found possessing or using
any dangerous drug during a party or at a
social gathering or in a group of at least five
persons possessing or using such drugs.

Educational
Measures

Heads, Supervisors and Teachers of


Schools
Dangerous Drugs as Part of School
Curricula

REHABILITATIVE CONFINEMENT AND


SUSPENSION OF SENTENCE

Voluntary Submission of a Drug Dependent to


Confinement, Treatment and Rehabilitation by the
Dependent Himself or Through His Parent, Guardian
or Relative
Compulsory Submission of a Drug Dependent to
Treatment and Rehabilitation After Arrest
Suspension of Sentence for First Offense of a Minor
Violation of Confidential Nature of Records

TREATMENT AND
REHABILITATION
OF DRUG
DEPENDENTS

The existing Treatment and Rehabilitation Center


for Drug Dependents at Tagaytay City shall continue
to be operated and maintained by the National
Bureau of Investigation under the supervision and
funding of the Board. In addition thereto, the Board
shall encourage and assist in the establishment,
operation and maintenance of private centers. The
Tagaytay center shall constitute the nucleus of such
centers as may be created, authorized and/or
accredited under this Act.

APPROPRIATION,
MANAGEMENT OF
FUNDS AND ANNUAL
REPORT

Appropriation
Management of Funds Under this Act;
Annual Report by the Board.

JURISDICTION OVER
DANGEROUS DRUG
CASES

Jurisdiction of the Circuit Criminal Court


Reclassification, Additions or Removal of
Any Drug from the List of Dangerous
Drugs

POPULATION
AFFECTED BY THE
LAW

PROS & CONS

PROS

CONS

There will be abolition and control of


dangerous drugs in the country

Not all pusher or people related to dangerous


drugs were scare by this law

Abuse of dangerous drug will be lessen

Farmers were also affected once the search or


investigation conducted

Minority and other citizens will become more


aware on what dangerous drugs can do to them

Most politician are involved in financing the


plantation of dangerous drugs

People or witnesses were now willing to tell


any anomaly regarding dangerous drugs to the
officials

People involved in operation of dangerous


drugs can easily free themselves since they can
easily pay the fine

DIFFERENCES
BETWEEN R.A
6425 & R.A 9165

MODIFICATION

SUMMARY

DANGEROUS DRUG BOARD


Vision
A Drug-Resistant, and eventually, a Drug-Free
Philippines
Mission
To stamp out the illicit supply of and demand for
dangerous drugs and precursor chemicals, and to promote
regional and international cooperation in drug abuse
prevention and control.

THANK YOU!