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Tuesday, 01 August 2023

Surigao port employees promote a drug-free workplace 

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte --In a collaborative effort to combat the drug menace and foster a drug-free work environment, the Port Management Office (PMO) of Surigao joined forces with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) – Region XIII to conduct an orientation to PMO Surigao employees at the Port of Surigao, Surigao City.

Facilitated by Dr. Wenifredo D. Alagabia, provincial officer of PDEA Surigao del Norte, the orientation shed light on the significant provisions of Republic Act 9165, also known as the Comprehensive Anti-Dangerous Drugs Law of 2002. The orientation encompassed various aspects, including the different types of illegal drugs, their usage, possession, transportation, and sale.

Moreover, Alagabia emphasized the crucial components of drug-free workplace policies and programs, underscoring the detrimental effects of drugs on individuals, particularly within the workplace. The session raised awareness among PMO Surigao employees about the dangers associated with drugs and to promote a culture of vigilance and responsibility. (PPA-PMO Surigao/PIA-Surigao del Norte)