Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers said this on Friday after noting how valuable intelligence information on drug operations was shared irresponsibly with low-level intelligence personnel.

Drug syndicates trying to outsmart govt – Barbers

The drug scourge has become so dangerous and complicated as international and local syndicates are adopting innovative ways in sneaking illegal drugs into the country, Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers said on Wednesday.

Give low-level drug offenders option to reform – Barbers

The police should give low-level drug offenders the option to first seek treatment in government rehabilitation centers instead of arresting and letting them rot in prison.

AIPACODD solons brace to rid ASEAN region of illegal drugs

Lawmakers from 10 ASEAN countries on Wednesday braced themselves against the evils of illegal drugs and vowed to provide peoples of the regional economic bloc with a “secure, stable, and drug-free environment for future generations.”

Barbers renews call for composite team to patrol borders, shorelines

Surigao del Norte Representative Robert Ace Barbers on Friday renewed his call for the creation of a composite unit to patrol the country’s borders and shorelines…

Barbers : Check private ports, hangars for illegal drugs

Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers on Tuesday asked law enforcement agencies to include private ports and hangars in their monitoring for illegal drugs

Congress to probe P79-M cocaine smuggling in Isabela, 3 other places

The House of Representatives will look into the repeated cocaine trafficking by foreign drug syndicates here, specifically the offloading of P79.136 million