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Large drug lab shut down in Moscow region

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) carried out an operation in the Moscow region to shut down a large drug laboratory, the FSB Center for Public Relations said. According to the statement, the laboratory for producing large …

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Turkish forces seize 5 tons of powdered marijuana

Nearly 5 tons of powdered marijuana were seized in international waters on the Mediterranean Sea, Turkey's Interior Ministry said. The operation against drug smugglers was conducted by Turkish police, gendarmerie and coast guard on …

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About 2 tons of drugs seized over in Iran

Police seized about 2 tons of drugs in southeastern Iran in the provinces of Sistan and Baluchistan, the head of the provincial police, Mohammed Ghanbari, reported. According to him, the criminal group that is engaged in drug …

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Armenian citizen attempts to smuggle drugs from Iran

An attempt to smuggle drugs from Iran to Armenia was prevented at the Meghri border customs checkpoint, the press service of Armenia's State Revenue Committee (SRC) reported. The SRC officers at the Meghri border customs checkpoint …

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Turkey seizes 1.5 tons of drugs hidden among soybeans

Turkish customs seized 1.5 tons of drugs in an anti-drug operation at the Greek border, the country's Trade Ministry said. According to the ministry, guards found the hashish in a tractor-trailer transporting soybeans at the Ipsala …

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Half a kilogram of heroin seized in Georgia

Georgia's Ministry of Internal Affairs has seized half a kilogram of heroin after the detention of one individual in the Kvemo Kartli region. The 30 years old man was detained in a taxi, Agenda.ge reported. The crime …

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U.S. citizen trying to smuggle drugs arrested in Tbilisi

A U.S. citizen was arrested at Tbilisi International Airport for attempting to bring in large quantities of drugs into Georgia. Investigators said the detainee was found 229 in possession of packages of heroin, 101 pills of narcotic …

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Over 1 ton of heroin seized in Turkey's Erzincan

Over 1 ton of heroin was seized in the eastern Turkish province of Erzincan, the governorship said. According to the governor's office, anti-drug squads stopped a long-rig trailer truck en route from Istanbul to Van along the …

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Two Iranians prevented from smuggling heroin to Georgia

Georgian police have detained two Iranian citizens  for smuggling drugs into Georgia in especially large quantities, the Georgian Interior Ministry said. Two Iranians were detained at the Tbilisi International Airport for …

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Marijuana not be cultivated in Georgia

Georgia's government will withdraw its marijuana export bill from parliament, which would have allowed marijuana cultivation for the export of medical and cosmetic cannabis products, the republic's Parliament Speaker Irakli …

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