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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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Especially large quantity of heroin seized in Tbilisi

A Georgian citizen was detained in Tbilisi for the purchase and possession of an especially large quantity of drugs, Georgia's Ministry of Internal Affairs reported. The ministry identified the individual as 42-year-old A.M, who was …

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Large-scale drug trafficking case solved in Armenia

The Police of Armenia on Wednesday received information that D. S., 33, was engaged in illegal acquisition and sale of narcotic drugs and that he was purchasing these drugs from E. Gh., 42, NEWS.am reports. On the same day at 8:40 pm, …

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Almost 60 kg of heroin found in Turkey's Van

A total of 59 kilograms of heroin were confiscated in Turkey’s south-eastern Van province, the province police said in a statement. One person was detained during the operation. Operations against drug traffickers in the Van …

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Operations against drug dealers resumed in Istanbul

Istanbul police have resumed operations against drug dealers, the city police said in a statement today. The operations against drug dealers have started at 06:00 (GMT +3). There are detainees whose names are not …

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Drug dealers arrested in Istanbul

Police officers in Istanbul neutralized a group of drug traffickers during a special operation conducted this morning, the local law enforcement agency informed. All detainees are the citizens of Turkey. A large consignment of …

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Drugs worth $3 million seized in Turkey

Turkey's anti-narcotics teams seized drugs worth $3 million at a yacht in the Aegean sea. Some 280 kilograms of drugs were seized in the operation.  The police said that seven people were detained during the …

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 Pigeons used to smuggle drugs seized in Iran

Police have seized 100 carrier pigeons in western Iran used to smuggle drugs. Anti-narcotics officers seized homing pigeons trained for delivering drugs carried in small blue plastic bags attached to their legs. "The …

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Iran eases drug death penalty

Iranian lawmakers have amended the country's strict laws on narcotics, making it harder to put people to death for drug-related crimes. The law could affect hundreds of inmates on death row in the conservative country. Under the new …

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