Egypt’s Interior Ministry seizes huge amounts of narcotic drugs at total cost of LE 7M

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 02:57 GMT

The General Administration for Drug Control and the General Administration for Unlicensed Weapons and Ammunition have monitored the activity of “several criminal elements” who specialized in trafficking narcotics in large quantities and selling it using their place of residence.

Cannabis chocolate stirs debate in Egypt, pushes government to take action

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 03:36 GMT

The deputy CEO of the importing company had to comment either.

In Pics: Egyptian army arrests 2,770 illegal immigrants in 2019

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 12:35 GMT

The forces seized 1,800 kilograms of prohibited hemp, 800 kilograms of cannabis essence, and 1 million drug tablets.

Police besieges hashish smugglers in Matrouh, arrests ringleader

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 11:11 GMT

The Interior Ministry said that the network leader was arrested while attempting to elude the police, adding that his car was loaded with 36 hashish bundles.

New Zealand to hold 'reeferendum' on legal pot

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 07:32 GMT

New Zealand will hold a referendum on legalising recreational marijuana when the South Pacific nation votes in its next general election in 2020.

Little evidence shows cannabis helps chronic pain or PTSD

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 - 10:11 GMT

Even though pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S.

Uruguay cannabis sales begin after three-year legalization effort

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 03:00 GMT

Pharmacies in Uruguay began selling cannabis directly to consumers on Wednesday, culminating a long and pioneering legalization effort that began over 3 years ago.

High demand' as Nevada becomes latest US state to legalize marijuana

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 - 02:00 GMT

Long lines snaked out of marijuana dispensaries in Nevada.

Judge sentenced to life in prison for drug possession

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 - 08:44 GMT

The Suez Criminal Court sentenced a judge to life in prison and a 500,000 EGP fine on Saturday for possession and trafficking of cannabis.