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Stunning Mosaics Using Expired Pills Created by Greek Doctor

Eleni Ioannidou, a doctor at the Rethymno Hospital, has been creating lately impressive mosaics using just expired pills.

Drug Dealer Arrested After ‘Free Cocaine Sample’ Business Model

A drug dealer in Canada has been arrested after police allegedly found 60 grams of cocaine at his home, which he had been separating into small bags and stapling to his business cards as a 'free sample' to lure...

Submarines Loaded With Tons of Drugs Seized in Pacific Ocean

Colombia and Ecuador seized two submarines loaded with drugs, specifically cocaine, in Pacific Ocean waters. The two semi-submersibles were intercepted by the authorities of both countries over the past weekend. According to reports, the Colombian Navy intercepted the narco-submarine on...

Pablo Escobar “Hated” Cocaine, “Loved Greece,” Claims His Brother Roberto

Roberto Escobar Gaviria, the older brother of the infamous Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, opened up in an interview with the Greek Reporter.

Drugs in Ancient Greek and Roman World

Drug use goes back to ancient times, with research showing that the Greeks and Romans used and sometimes abused cannabis and opium. These ancient civilizations utilized various substances to relieve pain and sleep. In addition, these drugs could serve to...

Psychedelics and the Eleusinian Mysteries in Ancient Greece

Although most people connect psychedelic drugs to the 1960s and 1970s, they were used extensively throughout much of human history, including in Ancient Greece. Psychedelic drugs, or substances that may be either natural or manmade and alter one's perception of...

$164m of Cocaine Found in Greek Ship Off Venice

Italian authorities have found cocaine worth $164m hidden inside ventilation ducts on a Greek ship in Venice. Helicopter footage shows a number of customs vessels surrounding the Greek-owned, Atlas bulk carrier. Officials are then shown studying plans of the Liberia flag...

Global Cocaine Production Reaches Record Levels

A recent report reveals that global cocaine production has reached an all-time high as demand surges following Covid lockdowns. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reported a 35% increase in coca cultivation from 2020 to 2021, resulting...

Legalizing Cannabis Fails to Address Health Risks, UN Says

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) has warned about the negative health effects and psychotic disorders caused by the increased recreational use of cannabis. The INCB cited data indicating that in all jurisdictions where cannabis has been legalized, there...

Enough Fentanyl to Kill Every Single American Seized in 2022

The amount of fentanyl seized in 2022 was enough to kill each and every individual in the country, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of the United States Fentanyl is reportedly the most lethal substance which the United States...