The Covid-19 pandemic has led to fewer people are seeking help for drug addiction, even though the pandemic may have made drug abuse a bigger problem, OASI Foundation chief executive Noel Xerri said.
A 31-year-old man has been jailed for three years and seven months after admitting in court to stealing of battery vehicles.
The authorities on Saturday found the cocaine in Costa Rica's Caribbean port of Limon, stashed inside a shipping container of decorative canopy plants bound for the Netherlands.
Preliminary figures released at the end of last year showed Portugal welcomed a record of 26 million tourists in 2019, with around a third visiting Lisbon. Data from the World Travel and Tourism Council showed that the total contribution of travel and tourism to Portugal's GDP reached 19.1% in 2018.
The courts are set to be given greater discretion when it comes to dealing with people found to be cultivating cannabis, to prevent the jailing of people in cases where it is manifestly obvious that this cultivation is for one’s personal use.