Drug control law
Officers seized 28.7 grams of cannabis, counterfeit alcohol and ten mobile phones during a raid in a prison in the northern town of Komotini on Monday, as part of an ongoing crackdown on crime in jails.
According to state-run news agency ANA-MPA, the cannabis was packed in 33 nylon packages and the alcohol was kept in two buckets.
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.
Officers of the Greek Police's anti-narcotics squad carried out a raid on the psychiatric unit of Attica's high-security Korydallos Prison early on Tuesday.
The search, which was carried out with the prison guards, yielded 19 packages containing 9 grams of cocaine and two containing around 5 grams of cannabis, as well as a dagger and six cell phones.
Police officers in the narcotics squad in Ioaninna, northwestern Greece, seized more than 73 kilograms of cannabis in the early hours of Tuesday morning after detaining a 43-year-old suspected drug dealer near the village of Kefalovryso.
Officers found the drugs during a search of the man's vehicle, which they stopped after receiving a tip-off.