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North Macedonian Drug Cartel Caught on Mykonos

Members of a drug cartel from North Macedonia, including the 21-year-old daughter of a politician from the country, were arrested on the Greek island of Mykonos. According to Greek police, members of the cartel were selling drugs, such as cocaine...

Jukebox Imported from Greece was Hiding $20 Million Worth of Cocaine

A jukebox imported to Australia from Greece was found to be hiding around 45kg (99 lbs) of cocaine, which was estimated to be worth around $22 million AUD. A total of three men have been arrested in the city of...

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...

Four Britons Arrested in Greece on Cocaine Smuggling Charges

Police in Greece announced on Friday that four British nationals have been arrested on drug smuggling charges after nearly 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of cocaine was found stashed in a shipment of bananas from South America. The suspects were arrested...

Canada to Temporarily Decriminalize Drugs Such as Cocaine, Meth, Ecstasy

Residents of Canada's British Columbia caught with small amounts of drugs like cocaine, meth, and ecstasy (MDMA) won’t face criminal charges or have their drugs confiscated as part of a new three-year trial program in the province. The move comes...

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.

Cannabis: How it Affects Cognition and Psychology

Cannabis has been used by humans for thousands of years and is one of the most popular drugs today. With effects such as feelings of joy and relaxation, it is also legal to prescribe or take in several countries. By:...

Greece Confiscates Nearly 100,000 Pills of Captagon, the “Jihadist’s Drug”

Authorities in Greece confiscated nearly 100,000 pills of the drug Captagon, which has been linked to ISIS fighters in Syria, on the island of Rhodes on Monday. Port authority officers found 44 plastic bags filled to the brim with the...

Cannabis Use in Greece “Among Highest in Europe”

Cannabis use in Greece's capital Athens is among the highest in Europe, according to a Greek professor who spoke to national broadcaster ERT on Tuesday. Nikos Thomaidis, professor of analytical chemistry at the University of Athens said that Athens ranks...

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.