First-ever Medicinal Cannabis Production Plant Opens in Greece
Greece's first-ever medicinal cannabis production plant was inaugurated at Examilia, in Corinth, on Thursday. The investment by Tikun Europe, a subsidiary of Israel-based Tikun Olam, was welcomed by Greek Development & Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis, who called the inauguration a...
Medical Cannabis to be Sold at Pharmacies in Greece
Greece expects huge investments in the production of medical cannabis which the government hopes would add up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.67 billion) annually to state revenue, Minister for Development and Investment Adonis Georgiadis said. Speaking exclusively to Greek Reporter,...
“All Foreign Investors Have Made Money in Greece,” Greek Development Minister Vows
Foreign investors will not lose time and money investing in Greece, Minister for Development, Adonis Georgiadis told Greek Reporter.
Inaugural "Elevate Greece" Business Startup Event Held in Athens
A new event promoting Greek business innovation, called Elevate Greece, sponsored by the Ministry of Development and Investment, was held on Tuesday. The new platform, meant to be “the gateway to our country’s innovation ecosystem”, was presented by Minister of Development and...
Greek Ministers Forced into Quarantine after Contact with Covid Carrier
Three Greek government ministers were forced into quarantine on Thursday after they were told that a person they had all met the previous day had been diagnosed with Covid-19. Health authorities also ordered the shutting down of the Ministry of...
Malls, Shopping Centers in Greece Reopen on Monday
Malls and shopping centers across Greece will open again on Monday, after infectious disease specialists gave the "green light", at the request of the Ministry of Development and Investment. Big shopping centers were scheduled to reopen on June 1st initially,...
US Ambassador Expects Significant American Investment in Greece
"The stage is set for a fantastically productive 2020, and many exciting opportunities lie ahead," U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said late on Thursday addressing the American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. The U.S. Ambassador expressed confidence that there will...
New Democracy Chief Expels Colleague over Novartis Outburst
Greek opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expelled a high-profile colleague after the latter made a series controversial statements about party vice-president Adonis Georgiadis. Evangelos Antonaros, who had served the party as government spokesperson during the Kostas Karamanlis administration,...
Defense Minister, ND's Georgiadis Trade Accusations in Parliament Over Noor1 Drug Ship
The alleged links between a Greek shipowner, the drug-laden Noor 1 freighter carrying 2.1 tonnes of heroin, and a phone call made by Defense Minister Panos Kammenos to an inmate in prison -- as well as main opposition New...
Greek Parliament Turns into an Arena as New Democracy-SYRIZA Battle over Health
New Democracy MPs and SYRIZA ministers on Wednesday turned the Greek Parliament into an arena, accusing each other of corruption and clientelism in the health sector. Deputy Health Minister Pavlos Polakis and former health minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis of the ruling...