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Authorities find 2 tonnes of hashish adrift off the coast of Gibraltar

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Gibraltar Customs agents seized a total of 53 bales of hashish, weighing approximately 2 tonnes, in an operation that began when they detected the presence of strange packages floating around the coast. According to Andalucia Information,Gibraltar authorities mobilized 3 boats to collect the goods, valued at more than 9 million euros.

The discovery of the bales took place on the 20th of May, at 11 am, during a routine patrol. After investigating the “suspicious packages of different sizes and packages”, two more vessels were then appointed to recover the cargo. However, no trace of the smugglers was found, who allegedly transported the illicit cargo.

 

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[Disclaimer: Please note that this text was originally written in Portuguese and is translated into English and other languages ​​using an automatic translator. Some words may differ from the original and typos or errors may occur in other languages.]

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I am one of the directors of CannaReporter, which I founded together with Laura Ramos. I am from the unique Island of Madeira, where I currently reside. While I was in Lisbon at FCUL studying Physical Engineering, I became involved in the national hemp and cannabis scene and participated in several associations, some of which I am still a member of. I follow the global industry and especially legislative advances regarding the different uses of cannabis.

I can be contacted by email at joao.costa@cannareporter.eu

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