R.A. No. 7624: An Act Integrating Drug Prevention and Control in the Intermediate and Secondary Curricula as Well as in the Non-Formal, Informal and Indigenous Learning Systems and for Other Purposes

An Act Integrating Drug Prevention and Control in the Intermediate and Secondary Curricula as Well as in the Non-Formal, Informal and Indigenous Learning Systems and for Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 7624

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

Section 1. There shall be integrated in the intermediate and secondary curricula whether in public or private schools as well as in the non-formal, informal and indigenous learning programs the ill effects of drugs abuse, drug addiction, or drug dependency.

Section 2. The Department of Education, Culture and Sports in coordination with the Department of Health and the Dangerous Drugs Board shall promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary for effective implementation of this Act.

Section 3. The Department of Education, Culture and Sports any enlist the assistance of any government agency or instrumentality to carry out the objectives of this Act.

Section 4. All instructional materials needed by the public schools to teach the subject matter as provided under this Act shall be supplied by the Department of Education, Culture and Sports.

Section 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: .

Republic Act No. 7623

An Act Declaring Volcano Island in Taal Lake, Province of Batangas, a Trust Zone Under the Joint Jurisdiction of the Department of Tourism, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and the Municipalities of Laurel, Balete, Agoncillo, San Nicolas, and Talisay

Republic Act No. 7625

An Act Renaming the Portion of the President Sergio Osmeña Sr. Highway Starting from Kilometer 28.387 at San Pedro, Laguna, and Any Further Extension of the Same Within the Said Province to Dr. Jose P. Rizal Highway, Amending for the Purpose R.A. No. 6760