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1. Suspicious car in Limassol sparks police chase and drug bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspicious-car-in-limassol-sparks-police-chase-and-drug-bust

A 25-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday in Limassol on multiple charges including illegal drug possession, possession with intent to supply, money laundering, and traffic offenses, police said....

2. Elderly couple arrested in Famagusta cannabis haul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-couple-arrested-in-famagusta-cannabis-haul

In a targeted operation led by members of the YKAN (Famagusta Branch), a search was conducted yesterday at the residence of a 70-year-old man in the Famagusta district....

3. Massive international fraud ring busted, Cyprus plays crucial role

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-international-fraud-ring-busted-cyprus-plays-crucial-role

Cyprus, along with international law enforcement agencies, cracked down on a massive fraud ring with a staggering €645 million turnover....

4. Seven out of ten students can get drugs in a day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-out-of-ten-students-can-get-drugs-in-a-day

A recent revelation has sparked concern among authorities in Cyprus as reports indicate that 7-8 out of 10 Cypriot students find it alarmingly easy to obtain drugs, including cannabis, within a mere 24-hour timeframe....

5. Methamphetamine use in Cyprus under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/methamphetamine-use-in-cyprus-under-scrutiny

A pan-european Wastewater Analysis Survey shows that there is a significant use of methamphetamine in Cyprus, but there are lower levels of use than the European average for other substances. ...

6. Germany legalizes limited cannabis use, joining global trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-legalizes-limited-cannabis-use-joining-global-trend

Germany passed a law on Friday legalizing the cultivation and possession of limited amounts of cannabis, joining a small group of countries and jurisdictions that have taken similar steps....

7. 3.2kg of cannabis seized after bus collision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-2kg-of-cannabis-seized-after-bus-collision

In a coordinated operation by the Drug Enforcement Unit, a quantity of approximately 3.2 kilograms of cannabis was located and seized yesterday afternoon....

8. Kaili slams Qatargate probe and freemason judges in TV interview

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-slams-qatargate-probe-and-freemason-judges-in-tv-interview

MEP Eva Kaili, facing corruption and money laundering charges in the Qatargate scandal, vehemently defended herself in a recent interview with Italian channel Retequattro....

9. Police uncover large-scale cannabis operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-uncover-large-scale-cannabis-operation

In a meticulously planned operation, law enforcement in Larnaca district successfully apprehended two individuals linked to a significant cannabis enterprise....

10. More seniors turning to marijuana to ease ailments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-seniors-turning-to-marijuana-to-ease-ailments

As marijuana gains acceptance and legalization across the United States, a growing number of seniors, including Vietnam veteran Bill Martin, are turning to cannabis to address health issues....

11. Significant increase of cannabis users in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/significant-increase-of-cannabis-users-in-cyprus

A 2023 survey by the Cyprus National Addictions Authority has shown a significant increase in the number of cannabis users, while its use of more than one time has doubled....

12. Almost 9kg of cannabis uncovered in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-9kg-of-cannabis-uncovered-in-limassol

In a significant development in the battle against illicit narcotics, the YKAN (Limassol Branch) executed a meticulously planned operation yesterday morning....

13. Dramatic twist in Nikos Rodotheos' attempted murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dramatic-twist-in-nikos-rodotheos-attempted-murder-case

During today's proceedings, the prosecution suspended the case against Joseph ''Sifis'', the accused in the attempted murder of Nikos Rodotheos, following the withdrawal of a key witness. The prosecution stated that it "cannot substantiate the case."...

14. Sheep's surprise attack on medicinal cannabis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sheep-s-surprise-attack-on-medicinal-cannabis

A herd of sheep descended upon a partially flooded greenhouse in the vicinity of Almyros, Magnesia, Greece, with a peculiar appetite for medicinal cannabis. ...

15. G/C handed two-year sentence for drug possession in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/g-c-handed-two-year-sentence-for-drug-possession-in-occupied-territories

A Greek Cypriot man apprehended in March with narcotics has been sentenced to two years in prison by a tribunal operating in the occupied territories, as reported by T/C media outlets....

16. Motorcycle chase ends in drug arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/motorcycle-chase-ends-in-drug-arrest

On Monday afternoon, the Paphos Police arrested a 29-year-old man for illegal drug possession and various traffic violations....

17. Police Seize 16 kilos of Cannabis in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seize-16-kilos-of-cannabis-in-paphos

The Police, in collaboration with the Customs Department, carried out a new seizure of a large quantity of cannabis yesterday....

18. Arrest made in major weapons and drugs seizure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-made-in-major-weapons-and-drugs-seizure

More than 340 firearm cartridges, a large sum of money, and a quantity of cocaine were found in the residence of a 49-year-old, who was arrested and placed under custody for police investigations....

19. Drug-related deaths surge in Vienna

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-related-deaths-surge-in-vienna

A new UN report said the number of people suffering from drug use disorders had skyrocketed in the last 10 years....

20. Assault case: Two men hospitalized with serious injuries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assault-case-two-men-hospitalized-with-serious-injuries

The condition of a 41-year-old man injured at his Protaras residence on June 8 has shown improvement as he receives treatment at Nicosia General Hospital. ...

21. Disappearance less clear after cops nab hacker’s pal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disappearance-less-clear-after-cops-nab-hacker-s-pal

A man said to be an acquaintance of Little Hacker, the detained suspect in a disappearance case possibly linked to cryptocurrency theft, has also been nabbed by police after investigators became suspicious over partial statements he had made, but charges still remained unclear...

22. Cocaine use in Cyprus low compared to European average

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cocaine-use-in-cyprus-low-compared-to-european-average

Larnaca and Limassol have the highest use of methamphetamine in Cyprus, according to a study conducted by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction....

23. Cyprus is in the midst of the new 'Narcos'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-in-the-midst of-the-new-narcos

Since December 20, cannabis has been washing up on the shores of free and occupied Famagusta, specifically over 100 kilos of packaged Indian hemp were collected by police....

24. The most likely scenario for the drugs found in Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-most-likely-scenario for-the-drugs-found-in-protaras

Stelios Sergides, deputy commander of the YKAN, told CNA that 340 kilos of cannabis, 38 kilos of cocaine, 3.5 kilos of ecstasy pills, and 4.5 kilos of methamphetamine were seized in Cyprus in 2022, with the number of drugs increasing over the previous five years....

25. More than 20 kg of drugs have washed up on the beaches in the Famagusta district

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-20-kg-of-drugs-have-washed-up-on-the-beaches-in-the-famagusta-district

On Sunday, police discovered two packages containing drugs on a beach in the government-controlled areas of the Famagusta district. Over 20 kg of cannabis has washed up in the area in the last ten days....

26. Amsterdam launches 'Stay Away' campaign to discourage types of tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amsterdam-launches-stay-away-campaign-to-discourage-types-of-tourism

Authorities in the Netherlands have decided to introduce in Amsterdam a new campaign called “Stay Away”, in order to discourage specific kinds of tourism....

27. Britney Griner swapped for Russian arms dealer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britney-griner-swapped-for-russian-arms-dealer

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from Russian detention in a prisoner swap for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, according to a source familiar with the matter....

28. High speed chase in Nicosia sparks debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-speed-chase-in-nicosia-sparks-debate

A motorcyclist was hospitalized on Tuesday after he was injured in an accident during a high-speed police chase, which caught onlookers by surprise as the suspect took cops on a dangerous ride through the capital...

29. Cannabis sentence overturned for research purposes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cannabis-sentence-overturned-for-‘research-purposes

A man in Cyprus who was jailed on a cannabis conviction is to be set free on a suspended sentence after his lawyer argued before the Supreme Court that a lower court completely discounted her client being into narcotics research and not illegal drug trade...

30. Cannabis-fed chickens may cut antibiotic use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cannabis-fed-chickens-may-cut-antibiotic-use-on-thailand-farms

The government of Thailand just removed cannabis from its list of narcotic substances, which they hope will benefit the tourism and pharmaceutical industries....

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