As part of an ongoing crackdown on drug use and crime within Greek prisons, authorities raided some 10 jail cells at a penitentiary in Halkida in central Greece early on Friday morning.
According to the Citizens' Protection Ministry, the 3.5-hour operation yielded nine grams of cannabis, 3.5 grams of heroin, as well as eight mobile phones and two routers.
The Australian capital, Canberra, is legalizing marijuana for personal use, the Associated Press reported.
The Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory is voted to legalize the possession of up to 50 grams of dried marijuana and the cultivation of two plants per person or four plants per household as of January 31, BTA reported.
A police officer was among five suspects arrested on the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes on drugs-related charges last weekend, authorities said on Tuesday.
According to police, the arrests were made during raids on the suspects' homes on Sunday which yielded around 400 grams of cannabis and nine marijuana plants.
Seven people were arrested on the campus of the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Tuesday on drug dealing charges.
The suspects are six Greeks aged between 21 and 49, and a 26-year-old foreign national.
They were all found in possession of cannabis and narcotic pills that they intended to sell, police said.
Officers of Attica Security's Anti-Drugs Squad on Monday arrested one man in connection to a cannabis plantation discovered in a forested area near the village of Inoi, in West Attica.
The 50-year-old suspect is believed to be responsible for the organization, cultivation and supervision of the plantation.