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Random drug testing in public high schools to start in September - DepEd
 

Random drug testing in public high schools to start in September - DepEd

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Random drug testing in the country's public high schools and among personnel in the education sector will begin this school year, the Department of Education has announced.
 
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30 Aug 2017 - General
 
Chih Chiang Nieh It is really saddening to see that some of the youth is involved with drug use. Some even use solutions that are not prohibited to get euphoric. An example is an adhesive solution called rugby that street children inhale so they cannot feel hunger. Stories like this make compulsory drug testing more of a need in our country as embarrassing as it may sound. As you have mentioned, drug testing is ...
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Priscilla Mae Gobuyan Thank you for sharing your thoughts about this topic. I agree that teenagers are the most willing age group to try just about everything including alcohol and drugs. Drug testing is a way of protecting the younger generation from throwing away their future by getting hooked to drugs. As long as there is a clear cut program for those who test positive, I am all for conducting drug tests in sc...
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Madhubabu kaaja Thank you for sharing stories about the current drug situation in your city. What you shared about drug use among the younger age group is concerning. It is highly necessary to take steps such as compulsory drug testing to discourage children from using prohibited substances. This should be done of course with an informed consent signed by parents to subject their children to drug use and reassuran...
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Jemelyn Mae Sodusta Thank you for sharing your thoughts. It is imperative to conduct testing as the teenagers are most prone to try risky behaviors. By being randomly tested for illegal drug use, children can be persuaded more to do the right thing and stay away from drugs. As for your sentiments concerning the proper approach in notifying children and family, a protocol should be in place to ensure the safety of...
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As part of President Duterte's anti-illegal drug campaign, random drug testung among high school students will be implemented beginning next month in the Philippines. This will not only help eradicate drug use among minors but also bring about a brighter future for the youth. The younger citizens of this country must realize that drug use is never a solution to anything and that they must concentrate on their studies. For the MIMS Community, are you in favor of this new program of the Philip...
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