Putin presses for criminalization of online drug propaganda
MOSCOW, October 28 (RAPSI) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the government to draft a bill fixing criminal punishment for online inducing to drug use and propaganda of drugs, according to a document published on the Kremlin website.
The same order applies to psychotropic substances or their analogues. The required measures are to be aimed at prevention of drug trafficking.
Moreover, Putin has demanded that legal requirements concerning out-of-court blocking of information on ways and methods of producing, buying and using drugs, psychotropic substances and new potentially hazardous psychoactive drugs be promptly fulfilled.
The President has also ordered the Cabinet of Ministers and regional executive agencies to generalize a positive experience on prevention of illegal use of drugs and psychotropics, comprehensive rehabilitation and resocialization of drug addicts, the document reads.