An Icelandic man was taken to the National University Hospital of Iceland a few weeks ago when a package of illegal drugs, which he had concealed internally, began leaking.
Two men have confessed to illegally cultivating 600 cannabis plants in Reykjavík, nearly 200 of which were almost ready to be harvested.
A foreign citizen is in custody after being arrested at Keflavík International Airport in possession of 2.2 kilos of cocaine.
Most Icelandic doctors have either been threatened or have colleagues who have received threats from patients.
The trawler Polar Nanoq has caused a political debate in Greenland, after 20 kg of hashish were confiscated onboard when the trawler reached harbor in Hafnarfjörður on January 18.
Amphetamine use in Reykjavík is the fourth highest among 70 European cities, according to a new study.
Nine Icelanders, eight men and a woman, have been charged in connection with a major narcotics case.
Last weekend, the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police arrested six people in connection with a major cannabis production on Smiðjuvegur in Kópavogur.
The Reykjavík District Court has sentenced a 46-year old Dutch citizen to eight and a half years in prison for smuggling drugs into the country in September of last year.
Several plastic bags, containing a large amount of waste from cannabis production, were placed in a container intended for corrugated paper in Akureyri yesterday.
An Icelandic woman in her forties, arrested at Toronto Pearson International Airport on December 18 on suspicion of attempting to import almost a kilogram of cocaine to Canada, will appear before a judge in Toronto on Friday.
‘Dope for Stuff’ (‘Dóp fyrir dót’) is the name of a Facebook page where members exchange drugs for all sorts of goods, many of which are likely stolen.
The father of the 20-year-old Icelandic woman arrested in Brazil on December 26, suspected of drug smuggling, says she is a victim and that she has denied charges.
According to the Paraguayan police, an Icelander, whose whereabouts has been unknown for two years, is said to be a powerful drug smuggler with operations in Paraguay and Brazil.
An Icelandic couple was arrested in Brazil between Christmas and New Year on suspicion of planning to smuggle four kilos of cocaine out of the country.
The Dutch couple, who smuggled narcotics into the country in September via the Norræna ferry from mainland Europe to East Iceland, brought 209,000 MDMA tablets and 10 kilos (22 lbs) of MDMA powder to Seyðisfjörður.
Monday, the Northeast Iceland Police confiscated 58 cannabis plants during a house search on a farm in Svarfaðardalur, near Dalvík.
According to the Directorate of Customs, earlier this year, customs officials discovered cocaine hidden inside calendars.