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“Narcofeminism” And Humane Drug Policy: Andrey Rylkov Foundation

What is "narcofeminism"? How the war on drugs influenced and keeps influencing women? How to find and develop women resources to end the drug war? A meeting with representatives of Andrey Rylkov Foundation was held on 26 February 2019 in Minsk. At the beginning of the...

Harm Reduction Lecture Of Legalize Belarus In Viciebsk

Around 25 people gathered for the Legalize Belarus harm reduction lecture in Beatles-club of Viciebsk. Social workers, journalists, human rights defenders and doctors stayed for the discussion. A social worker from a non-governmental centre that help people which...

Harm Reduction Lecture Of Legalize Belarus In Homiel

More than 20 people of different ages and occupation attended Legalize Belarus lecture on harm reduction in Homiel on 17 February 2019. Participants learned about the most popular psychoactive substances in Belarus: their effects and harm reduction practices. During...

Belarus MDMA Death Case Highlights Danger of Prohibition

The text was originally published on TalkingDrugs. A high-profile criminal trial, involving a group of young people and a young woman’s tragic death following MDMA use, has gripped Belarus. On 4 August 2018, eight young people gathered in the apartment of Diana L...

The Parliament Put Aside Changes In Article 328

On 29 June 2018 the lower chapter of Parliament passed the law project, but now it is put aside sine die. On 19 December 2018 the position "Introducing changes and additions to certain codes of the Republic of Belarus" was listed in the agenda of the autumn session of...

legalize.by website blocked in Belarus

Legalize Belarus website (https://legalize.by) was blocked on May 17th in Belarus by decision of the Minister of Information (Kyky.org, Naša Niva, Radio Liberty, Belaruspartisan, Euroradio). In the official notification "propaganda of marijuana use" was mentioned as a...