ALLOWING the Philippine National Police (PNP) to resume a primary role in the government's war on drugs remains an option, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Monday, November 20. He said, however, that the matter requires careful study. Besides, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), the agency exclusively tasked to carry out anti-drug operations at present, can still handle the problem. "That's what the President said. He did not say that he would do it in soonest time possible.