The struggle between the police forces and the drug gangs that grow and trade marihuana has also become a war between gangs.
The Policía Nacional has arrested two Frenchmen, aged 27 and 30, for being in possession nearly 11 kilos of Marijuana.
At the end of last month the Policia Nacional arrested 17 people in Alomartes (Illora, western Granada), allegedly belonging to a drugs gang.
A 46-year-old British man was caught by the Guardia Civil with 64 kilos of marihuana in the boot of his car.
The Salobreña Town Hall is taking steps to close down an ice-cream kiosk in Plaza Pushikino, where drugs and contraband tobacco was allegedly sold.
Three Spanish national articles from the April edition, all written by Duncan Inglis.