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Are we ready for medical marijuana?

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There is a pending bill in Congress, House Bill No. 4477 or the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Bill, which seeks to legalize and regulate the medical use of cannabis, more popularly known as marijuana. In his explanatory note, Isabela Rep. Rodolfo Albano III, the primary author, said the bill intends “to provide accessible, affordable, safe medical cannabis to qualifying patients,” specifically for the following conditions:

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Aquino to businessmen: Nothing to fear of additional authority

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President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday assured reportedly worried businessmen that the additional authority he is asking for will only address the country’s looming energy shortfall.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

BSP officials downplay ATM fraud in PH

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Central bank officials allayed the situation of automated teller machine (ATM) fraud in the country, as they told the lawmakers on Thursday that the incidence rate is only 0.07 percent in 2013.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Valenzuela lawmaker: Illicit trade raps not Congress’ concern

Valenzuela 2nd District Rep. Magtanggol Gunigundo: Mere hype and propaganda. Photo from  congress.gov.ph/

A lawmaker said allegations of illicit trade in the tobacco industry are mere hype and propaganda raised by some disgruntled industry players and should not be a concern of Congress or other government agency.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tobacco report questioned

Batangas 2nd District Rep. Raneo E. Abu: Questionable studies. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Lawmakers have strongly criticized Philip Morris for allegedly using a meritless study to “deceive” the public and policy makers in a bid to regain control of the country’s multibillion-peso tobacco industry.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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