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First Cannabis Festival in Greece

The first cannabis festival in Greece is taking place today at Syntagma Square in Athens with the participation of the organized SYRIZA youth and the human rights department of the party. The advocates of legalization of cannabis who have organized...

Greek Teenagers Turn to Cannabis

A new statistical study published by the University Research Institute of Mental Health shows that teenagers in Greece prefer cannabis over alcohol and cigarettes. Around 4,500 teenagers aged 11, 13 and 15 years old answered a questionnaire last year...

First Athens Cannabis Protestival To Take Place in May

The first official gathering and pro-cannabis legalization celebration has been organized by collectives and citizens in Greece. The festival called Athens Cannabis Protestival will take place on Saturday, May 9, at Syntagma Square in Athens. According to the organizers’ Facebook...

Survey: One in Ten Cypriots Has Used Cannabis

One in ten Cypriots has used cannabis at least once, according to a report by the Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EKTPN). Most users belong to the 15-34 age group. However, the percentages of drug use in Cyprus are...

Drugs Flow Through Greek Border With Albania

“The law enforcement authorities in Epirus are faced on a daily basis with an organized crime, that of drug trafficking from Albania to Greece, a natural bridge, as it borders on the neighboring country, 240 kilometers in length, while...

Cyprus: Five Arrested for 26 kg of Cannabis

Five people, two Greeks, two Cypriots and a Russian with a Greek passport, were apprehended for eight days yesterday by Larnaca district court in connection with the alleged importation of drugs, and possession as such. They were arrested on Thursday...

Greek Priest Nabbed at the Airport with Three Kilos of Cannabis

A Greek priest has been remanded for eight days after being caught with three kilos of cannabis in his bags while arriving at Larnaca Airport. The 37-year-old was arrested at the airport on Wednesday night after arriving from Athens. Drugs Squad,...