In the Czech Republic, legalized marijuana, ecstasy, amphetamines, heroin and cocaine

From 1 January citizens of the Czech Republic allowed to carry up to 15 grams of marijuana, four ecstasy tablets, two grams of amphetamine, a half gram of heroin, one gram of cocaine.

Also allowed to grow at home and five shrubs hemp and 40 hallucinogenic mushrooms. Criminal penalties for possession of the above amounts of drugs withdrawn. In connection with the entry into force of the new law, the prices of drugs in the Czech Republic decreased by 30-40%.

Meanwhile, the country was contradictory situation: on the one hand, to buy, carry and use drugs can, on the other – the official places to sell them there, and trade remains illegal.

According to statistics, 28% of Czechs younger than 24 years at least once a year, smokes marijuana, which is the highest in the EU. In this case, use hard drugs is on average lower than in the whole EU. According to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), in the Old World is a Czech youth – the leader in smoking marijuana.

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