Sagada Men jailed for Peddling Hashish

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

A March 29, 2009 GMANews.TV report indicates that drug groups have been targeting foreign tourists going to Sagada in the Mountain Province, Subic and Angeles in Pampanga, and even Boracay Island in Aklan. Three Sagada locals were caught peddling hashish to foreign tourists in Sagada. Seized were 13 bricks of hashish amounting to P325,000. Hashish, a hallucinogen extracted from hemp, may be among the illegal substances being peddled in tourist spots, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). Read the full story.


Anonymous April 1, 2009 at 12:25 PM  

This is sad news. One of those jailed is an acquaintance.

diklawan April 17, 2009 at 4:27 AM  

drugs.. on-going struggle talaga.. Reminded me, just recently, an officemate went to sagada and on a conversation with a local where my officemate was asking for tea, kanan kano nan kailian en weeds na lng.. weh:(