Why PDEA Proposed Mandatory Drug Testing in Schools

Drug Testing

PDEA no longer pushing for mandatory drug testing for Grade 4 pupils and up   The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Wednesday said it will no longer push for the mandatory drug testing for Grade 4 pupils and up, but insisted that it should still be conducted on secondary to tertiary students. PDEA director general Aaron Aquino said they did not get the support of the Department of Education in their meeting but underscored that their proposal of mandatory drug tests among secondary to tertiary students should still be…