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6 solons back medical marijuana bill


A bill at the House of Representatives seeking to legalize medical marijuana use has gained the support of six lawmakers.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bill on mandatory drug testing on convicts, parolees, and probationers gets nod of House panel

House of Representatives. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

A bill seeking to make mandatory drug testing among convicts, parolees and probationers hurdled a committee in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bill seeking to legalize marijuana for medical purposes filed


A bill seeking to legalize marijuana for medical purposes was formally filed in the House of Representatives.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NY bill would bar condoms as proof of prostitution

In this Oct. 25, 2006 file photo, a policeman watches over a group of suspected sex workers during an inspection of a nightclub in Beijing. AP

New York City spends more than a million dollars every year to distribute free condoms to combat unintended pregnancies and diseases such as AIDS. Yet city police are allowed to confiscate those very condoms as evidence of prostitution.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

QC dads want ban on incinerators lifted to clear way for waste-to-energy plant


The Quezon City council has asked Congress to lift the ban on incinerators under the Clean Air Act of 1999 and the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 to pave the way for the setup of a waste-to-energy (WTE) plant in the city, a project discussed by City Hall officials and the group of businessman Manny Pangilinan last year.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »