“The city government of Sipalay sawthat there is a need to thoroughly educate our barangay counterparts of theCity Anti-Drug Council,” Lizares said. Meanwhile, a random drug testing of115 local government employees of the city has showed negative results. “This clean random drug testing resultproves that the efforts of the local government are paying off. We are planning on making these random checksmore frequent as we aim to set example to the locals,” Lizares said. BACOLOD City – The members of thePhilippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Western Visayas (PDEA-6) recentlyconducted an orientation on the drug-clearing efforts of the government inSipalay City, Negros Occidental. The Sipalay City Anti-Drug AbuseCouncil was implementing the CBRP for the first batch of persons who used drugsfrom the six barangays, as it plans to conduct the second set of CBRP in 2020.(With a report from PIA/PN) Sipalay City mayor Maria Gina Lizaressaid the orientation aims to level off with all the stakeholders to ensure thesuccess of the drug-clearing operations. According to the city government ofSipalay, six of the 17 barangays of the city were up for validation by PDEA-6to ensure that drug dependents in these barangays already underwent thecommunity-based rehabilitation program (CBRP).