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The current trial of Mexico's El Chapo in New York has shed light on the luxury lifestyle he has led for 25 years
Here are six stories from around Europe to know about this Friday lunchtime.
A potential juror has been dismissed by the judge in the El Chapo trial after asking the defendant for his autograph.
Operation Lionfish led to the arrest of 1,300 suspects and the seizure of more than 35 tonnes of cocaine, five tonnes of heroin, 15 tonnes of cannabis and 430,000 Captagon tablets
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Canada has officially legalised the recreational use of Cannabis - making it the second country in the world to do so. Queues formed in the province of Newfoundland at midnight - where the first sales of legal Marijuana have taken place.
Lack of progress in reducing early deaths from chronic diseases could cause the majority of UN member states to miss the 2030 deadline, according to the Lancet.
The pineapples originated from Costa Rica, and Spanish police intercepted the drugs at a food market in Madrid.
Police stopped a car in northeastern Spain after its driver proved positive for all drugs in the test.
Britain's changing attitude to marijuana
Dramatic footage has captured the moment a police helicopter chased a suspected drug smuggler onto a Spanish beach.
Britain's Home Office Saturday used a special power to return medicinal cannabis oil it had confiscated from an epileptic boy.
"If they had treated me from the beginning, I would never have returned to jail eight times."
Authorities estimate street value of seized is between 15 and 20 million euros
The measure is a part of Rodrigo Duterte's aggressive war on drug dealers
Pusher St. in Copenhagen's alternative Christiania neighbourhood was unexpectedly closed on Tuesday morning
Florida is going through a sex-trafficking epidemic where women with drug addictions are being bought by traffickers through fraudulent treatment centres. Learn more about Florida's body snatchers in this week's NBC Left Field.
Police arrested eight people on Friday night in two popular clubs in Tbilisi on suspicion of drug dealing and demonstrators say the operation was heavy-handed.
New Zealand and Australia are among some of the most expensive countries to buy cocaine in, a new survey published on Wednesday has revealed, while South American users pay the least.
An ambulance in Benidorm lost a British tourist who was injured in a fight. Just how the patient strayed off could be down to the medic and driver testing positive for cocaine and cannabis.
Lidl high? The German supermarket giant Lidl is now offering locally grown cannabis in its Swiss stores.