QC okays budget for drug council, rehab facility
The Quezon City government approved on Tuesday during its joint committee hearing for the 2017 budget the proposed funding for an antidrug advisory council and drug rehabilitation facility.
The plenary approved a budget of over P48 million for the city’s Anti-Drug Abuse Advisory Council (CADAAC) and more than P58 million for Tahanan, its drug treatment and rehabilitation center, for the next fiscal year.
Data showed that the proposed funds for the advisory council went up by over 60 percent to P48.8 million from this year’s estimated budget of P30 million while nearly P9 million was added to the proposed budget of Tahanan. —JHESSET O. ENANO
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