Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao. Photo: AFP
Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao. Photo: AFP

Philippine presidential hopeful Manny Pacquiao says he was ‘naive’ to have taken drugs in his teens

  • The former boxer took marijuana and shabu, the local name for cheap and highly addictive crystal meth, as a teenager
  • Pacquiao says he’s seeking to continue President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent anti-drugs campaign, but in a way that lets offenders have a ‘chance to defend themselves’

Topic |   The Philippines
Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao. Photo: AFP
Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao. Photo: AFP
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