Τhe Greek 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 first 10 months of 2016. Moreover, 11,220 persons were arrested for drug trafficking.
Greek police chief Constantinos Tsouvalas noted “the struggle against drugs is continuous and persistent. The Greek police works rigorously against the organised criminal drug dealing rings. We are ruthless against those who import and trade death, it is the least we owe to do for the new generations and for the Greek citizens.”