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19 April 2021

Bicycle day: Legalize Belarus released a non-fungible token (NFT) with an image of Jesus

The release of the token is dedicated to Bicycle Day. On this day, April 19th 1943, Dr. Albert Hofmann intentionally ingested 250 μg of LSD-25, becoming the first person in the world who tried LSD.

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20 September 2020

Happy International Magic Mushroom Day!

LSD has 4/19, and cannabis has 4/20. Now, there’s an autumnal celebration for psilocybin

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15 September 2020

HydraStats: generalized data and charts about Hydra in Belarus

Hydra is a dark net platform that was launched in 2015. It is considered to be the largest drug trading platform in the world. Hydra's revenue for 2019 was around 50 million dollars. More than 2.5 million users are registered on the website.

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9 September 2020

Students for Sensible Drug Policy issued a statement of solidarity with Belarus

The organisation issued a statement condemning political repressions and supporting the will of Belarusian people. Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) is the largest global youth-led network dedicated to ending the War on Drugs. SSDP mobilizes and empowers young people to participate in the political process, pushing for sensible policies to achieve a safer and more just future.

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3 November 2019

Procession in memory of those killed by cannabis marched in Minsk

On 2 November in Minsk around 25 people joined the “Cannabis Dziady” procession. Dziady is an ancient Slavic feast commemorating the dead ancestors. Protesters held empty photo frames with black ribbons and layed a funeral wreath to those killed by cannabis at the United Nations Square in the capital of Belarus.

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18 October 2019

Proposed legislation changes as for regulation of drugs in Belarus explained

In June 2019 the House of Representatives recognized excesses in the state drug policy. The lower limits of punishment for distribution of controlled substances have been reduced. However, the adopted amendments are clearly not enough to restore justice and implement a humane drug policy aimed at healthcare.

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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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23 June 2019

Belarus Drug Policy Overview: Piotr Markielau for Speek Freely

According to the Democracy Index compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Belarus is ranked 137th of 167 countries and is considered an authoritarian state. Alaksandar Łukašenka has been the country’s president since 1994, making him the longest-ruling president in Europe.

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30 April 2019

United Nations & world leaders condemned for failure on drug policy

328 NGOs call for global leadership to halt global public health emergency and to end egregious human rights violations against people who use drugs.

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30 April 2019

Planting seeds of harm reduction in Belarus

How to reduce the harms of drugs? This question was used as the event title for a lecture series organized by Legalize Belarus, the only group in the country advocating for decriminalisation of drug use.

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