‘Cannabis Economy’ Threatens to Overrun Albania

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An Albanian War on Drugs


/en/file/show//Images/Albania/Albania Correspondent /660x330 Police Cannabis.jpg ‘Cannabis Economy’ Threatens to Overrun Albania Albanian police seem to be losing the fight to stop widespread cannabis cultivation, which experts say is distorting the economy and politics and undermining the pillars of democracy.

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News 18 Nov 16

Albania Capital Hosts First-Ever Diaspora Summit

Around 800 representatives of the Albanian diaspora from all around the world are gathering for the first-ever such summit in Tirana, aimed at harnessing the energies of dynamic emigre communities.

Fatjona Mejdini


Tirana city center. Photo: BIRN/Ivana Dervishi

Albania’s capital Tirana on Friday hosts the first-ever Diaspora Summit, that will gather 800 participants from 40 countries worldwide.

Albanians from the old and newer waves of migration have been invited to the three-day summit that will emphasize the country’s need to better utilize its huge diaspora concentrated in Europe and the United States.

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