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27 June 2019

Belarus drug legislation amendments 2019 explained

On 13 June 2019, the Belarusian House of Representatives passed amendments to the notorious Article 328 of the country's Criminal Code. In the new version of the legislation, the lower limit of punishment under the 2nd and 3rd parts of the article that account for drug distribution is reduced by 2 years.

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22 March 2019

Piotr Markielau on the War on Drugs in Authoritarianism

The argument that “society is not ready for a change” or any other populist statement in support of the war against drug users is in fact hiding interests of criminals and nomenklatura — the establishment.

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7 January 2019

Belarus MDMA Death Case Highlights Danger of Prohibition

A high-profile criminal trial, involving a group of young people and a young woman’s tragic death following MDMA use, has gripped Belarus.

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5 January 2019

How a small grass roots group is trying to legalize cannabis in Belarus

Fighting the fear of cannabis to end the savage drug war in Belarus. Legalize Belarus civic campaign activists presented Gods & Cannabis T-shirts collection.

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31 May 2018

Piotr Markiełaŭ spent 3 days arrested for a fake protest

On 17 May Legalize Belarus website legalize.by was blocked by decision of the Ministry of Information (MI) after they received a request from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA).

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