• PROCOR, PDEA destroy P3M marijuana plants in Benguet

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    CAMP DANGWA, Benguet: Operatives of the Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) and the Philippines Drugs Enforcement Agency (PDEA) destroyed P3 million worth of marijuana completed a three-day marijuana eradication campaign Wednesday (Feb. 12) in Kibungan and Bakun towns in the northwestern part of Benguet Province.

    It was learned from Police Senior Superintendent Davy Limmong, PROCOR information officer, that although no suspected cultivator was arrested, the government operatives were able to uproot and burn more than 200,000 full-grown marijuana plants from those hinterland areas.

    In 2013, authorities destroyed an estimated P100 million worth of marijuana plants most of which were from plantations in Kibungan, Benguet and Tinglayan, Kalinga.

    Evelyn Pama, public information officer of the PDEA-Cordillera, said that their agency has sustained both educational campaign and actual raids. PNA

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