It’s time to decriminalize drug use: Insights from the legal history of prohibition in the Philippines


Yarcia, L.E. in Drugs and Philippine Society, (Lasco ed.), Ateneo de Manila University Press.

Drugs and Philippine Society is a collection of critical essays that look at drug use, drug wars, and drug policies in the Philippines from different angles, from the perspectives of scholars, social and cultural workers, artists and activists present and past. In doing so, it seeks to uncover societal prejudices about a long- misunderstood subject—and unmask the many contexts of how drugs are used and misused in the country. Read more