Police seize drugs worth around €40,000 in Cospicua

Drugs with an estimated street value of around €40,000 have been seized in Cospicua. Three men have been arrested after police discovered nine kilograms of cannabis in the back of a car. The illegal drugs were packed into seven bags. The suspects, aged 30, 33 and 35, are from India but live in the Sliema […]

Malta hosts international conference on medical cannabis

Malta is set to be one of the first countries to offer high-grade medical cannabis in Europe. Maltese economic minister Chris Cardona told a conference in St Julian’s that it was the ‘duty’ of governments ‘to help patients who will benefit from the therapeutic effects of the drug’. He was speaking at the first ever […]

Cannabis to be ‘fully legal in UK within five years’

Cannabis could be legalised in the UK within as little as five years time. That’s according a group of cross-party MPs who’ve been on a fact-finding trip to Canada, where the drug has been legal for around 18 months. In fact, Canada became the first G7 country to allow recreational use in 2018. In Malta, […]