Drugs

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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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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Georgian police detain 7 drug traffickers

Georgia's Interior Ministry reported at a special briefing that they have detained seven drug traffickers who possessed and sold drugs in especially large quantities. The drug dealers have not been identified. However, the ministry …

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Drugs could cause death of two Tbilisi residents

Today, two men were found dead in their apartments in Tbilisi. According to one version, the both of them died because of the drug intoxication, the press service of the Georgian Interior Ministry reports. The body of the 39-year-old …

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Cancer to be treated with cannabis

Medical cannabis has been shown to help people living with cancer manage their symptoms, with more than 95% of respondents reporting an improvement, the Pharmaceutical Journal writes.  Managing symptoms, such as pain and nausea, is …

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German citizen detained in Tbilisi for drug possession

Georgia's Interior Ministry announced the detention of a German citizen for the possession of a large quantity of drugs in Tbilisi. The individual, identified only as L. A. reportedly kept 2644 pills of ecstasy, 323 pills of subutex …

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Nearly 60 kilograms of heroin seized in Turkey's Van

Turkey’s Van provincial police confiscated 59 kilograms of heroin as part of an operation against drug traffickers, the police said today. According to the message, three people were detained during the operation. A …

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