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Athens’ Foodies Flock to Cannabis-Oil Souvlaki Joint (video)

A taverna and grill in Athens that serves souvlaki, smoked trout or eel in pita bread has become a hit for one extra-special ingredient:...

Athens Set to Host Huge Cannabis Expo

As Greece turns to medical cannabis as a means of generating much-needed revenue, Athens is hosting a three-day event -- backed by the government...

Greek Coast Guard Snatch Boat Carrying 2 Tons of Cannabis (video)

The Hellenic Coast Guard on Saturday seized a boat carrying two tons of processed cannabis, 40 nautical miles off Ierapetra, Crete. The 20-meter tug boat...

Greek Lawmakers Get First Look at Medical Cannabis Bill

Plans to legalize the growing of cannabis for medical use were submitted to Greece's parliament on Wednesday. Athens is fast-tracking the legislation after ministers attended...

Tons of Cannabis Found on Vessel South of Crete

A Tanzania-flagged vessel that was intercepted by the Coast Guard south of the island of Crete, was loaded with approximately 7 tons of processed...

Greek Minister: Growers Interested in Investing Over €1.5 Bln in Medical Cannabis

Growers have expressed interest in investing over 1.5 billion euros in the cultivation of cannabis for medical use, said Greece's Minister of Rural Development...

Ten Suspects Arrested as Police Bust Drug Distribution Ring in Greek Schools

Eight Albanians and two Greeks, aged between 18 and 26, have been arrested in Athens after a concerted operation by the Greek Police to...

Cannabis on Balconies? Greek Minister Calls for Legalization

The Greek government has initiated a debate over the legalization of cannabis for recreational purposes. Deputy Minister for Agriculture Yiannis Tsironis, said that cannabis should...

Cyprus Follows in the Footsteps of Greece and Approves Medical Cannabis Bill

The Cyprus government on Wednesday approved a bill allowing the cultivation and provision of medical cannabis, Health Minister Giorgos Pamborides said. Speaking after the cabinet...

Greece May Soon Legalize Medicinal Cannabis

The production of cannabis in Greece for the legal consumption of medicinal purposes may soon be passed in Parliament. Health Minister Andreas Xanthos has stated...

Police Drug Heist: 6.7 Tons of Cannabis Seized

  Police seized over 6.7 tons of cannabis, 45,630 cannabis plants, 62,646 drug pills, 178.7 kg of heroin and 101 kg of cocaine in the...

Cannabis for Medical Use to be Legalized in Greece

The Greek Health Ministry on Monday announced the formation of a working group consisting of  academics, psychiatrists, and scientific and legal advisers of the...

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