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1. US considers downgrading marijuana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-considers-downgrading-marijuana

In a historic shift in American drug policy, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is poised to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, moving it from Schedule 1 to Schedule 3, alongside substances like ketamine and certain anabolic steroids,...

2. 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. ...

3. Elon Musk's late SpaceX meeting sparks concerns over drug use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elon-musk-s-late-spacex-meeting-sparks-concerns-over-drug-use

Elon Musk's usually dynamic SpaceX meetings took a bizarre turn recently, as the CEO arrived fashionably late, only to deliver a rambling and incoherent speech that left executives privately questioning his state of mind, according to The Wall Street Journal....

4. 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....

5. Drug case in Cyprus raises legal eyebrows again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-case-in-cyprus-raises-legal-eyebrows-again

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has picked up the pieces following a decision by the attorney general last year to commute a reduced and later suspended sentence in a highly publicized Cypriot-Australian drug case marred by legal oddities...

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. Concerns over increasing drugs trafficked through occupied side

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-over-increasing-drugs-trafficked-through-occupied-side

Cyprus Drug Law Enforcement Unit (DLEU) on Thursday expressed concerns that drug dealers may be using Turkey to transport illegal substances to the occupied areas and then to the Cyprus Republic. This comes after drug traffickers needed to find other distribution channels following the start of the war in Ukraine....

9. Lawyer raises red flag in foukou drug case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-raises-red-flag-in-foukou-drug-case

A Greek Cypriot businessman whose cooperation with authorities led to a plea deal in connection with 628 kilos of ecstasy hidden in foukou barbeques has been set free, with the attorney of a warehouse associate who got 23 years in the same case taking the matter to the Supreme Court citing unfair treatment...

10. Cyprus justice comes down hard on foukou drug case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-justice-comes-down-hard-on-foukou-drug-case

Cyprus’ drug squad chief says he is proud of police officers who worked on the foukou drug case, involving 628 kilos of ecstasy hidden in Cypriot barbeques seized by Australian authorities, after a court convicted a man on the word of another suspect who turned witness under a protection program...

11. Rise in cannabis use in Cyprus, drop in ecstasy during the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rise-in-cannabis-use-in-cyprus-drop-in-ecstasy-during-the-pandemic

Cannabis was the drug most used in Cyprus during the restrictions against the spread of COVID-19 while there has been a drop in the use of ecstasy according to the latest European Web Survey on Drugs presented by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA)....

12. Suspect enters witness protection in foukou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-enters-witness-protection-in-foukou-case

A suspect in a huge drug bust case dubbed 'foukou grills for down under' has entered the witness protection program in Cyprus, prompting police to make another arrest in a cross-border investigation spanning multiple countries...

13. Defendants acquitted in teen’s overdose death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendants-acquitted-in-teen-s-overdose-death

A Limassol criminal court has acquitted two more defendants in a teen overdose death back in 2018, saying prosecutors failed to provide sufficient evidence proving them guilty of manslaughter...

14. Cypriot police zero in on ‘ecstasy warehouse’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-police-zero-in-on-‘ecstasy-warehouse

Cypriot police were said to be zeroing in on a possible location in Limassol, where 645 kilos of ecstasy are believed to have been stashed inside barbeque grills that were exported and later seized by authorities in Australia...

15. Ecstasy in Cypriot BBQs seized 'down under'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecstasy-hidden-in-cypriot-bbqs-seized-down-under

Australian police have arrested two men for allegedly smuggling 645 kilos of ecstasy hidden inside hundreds of aluminium barbecues, the culmination of a six-month investigation spanning three countries ...

16. App offers alcohol calculator for drivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/app-offers-alcohol-calculator-for-drivers

A recent study is back on the news following many accidents and road safety campaigns, busting myths about driving under the influence and helping drivers get a better grip on substance abuse...

17. Suspects remain in custody in drug overdose death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspects-remain-in-custody-in-drug-overdose-death

The Limassol District Court renewed the remand of three suspects in connection with the death of 18-year-old Ioannis Asikkis, who died from a drug overdose last week...

18. Friends say goodbye to Ioannis at Limassol pier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/friends-will-say-goodbye-to-ioannis-at-limassol-pier

Friends of 18-year-old Ioannis Asikkis, who died Thursday from a drug overdose, were to meet Friday evening at Limassol’s pier to say goodbye on what would have been his 18th birthday...

19. Young man in coma dies one day shy of 18th birthday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-coma-dies-one-day-shy-of-18th-birthday

A young man from Mouttayiaka died in hospital Thursday, four days after he reportedly overdosed on drugs and just one day short of his 18th birthday...

20. Cypriots prefer cannabis to get high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-prefer-cannabis-to-get-high

A new drug report shows that cannabis is the most popular drug in Cyprus, while Cypriot towns are among European cities with the highest levels of methamphetamine detected in wastewater...

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