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In the state Duma consider that several funded from abroad NGOs and the media form in society the tolerable attitude to drugs. This is stated on the official website of the lower house of Parliament.
first and foremost, we are talking about children and young people. Foreign influence on them called a direct threat to the demographic growth of the country and traditional moral values.
As stated by the Chairman of the Commission of the state Duma on investigation of the interference of foreign States in the internal Affairs of Russia Vasily Piskarev, this applies to organizations such as the Foundation “open society” (USA), “Open Russia” (UK), “People in need” (Czech Republic), national endowment for democracy (USA), the international Republican Institute (USA), national democratic Institute (USA) and Atlantic Council (USA). It’s also three new York times: the Internet-the edition “jellyfish” (Latvia), BBC (UK) and “Radio Liberty” (USA).
Piskarev drew attention to several interventions of the media and organizations in the drug policy of Russia. First and foremost is the involvement of young people in protests for the decriminalization of drug consumption.
He believe that the recognized in Russia as undesirable foreign NGOs recruit Russian activists lobbying for the decriminalization of drug consumption. In addition, they Fund lobbying in Russia, methadone treatment. The same applies to the spread of needle exchange programs and syringes.
According to the MP, the basic idea of lobbyists is to satisfy the interests of foreign manufacturers of expensive drugs – methadone. A number of foreign media discreditied Russian authorities to combat drug trafficking and drug prevention, said the Piskarev.
He said that parliamentarians suggest to adopt a bill aimed at strengthening the fight against propaganda of drugs and psychotropic substances on the Internet. Amendments to the administrative offences code of the Russian Federation has submitted to the Duma.
on February 13 The interior Ministry said that the Ministry began working units on combating drug trafficking in the Internet. They operate in each region.
And last year it became known that the Ministry of interior developed a draft law on criminal responsibility for propaganda of drugs online. It is assumed the introduction of a fine in the amount of 50 thousand rubles. It is also possible with corrective works, restriction or imprisonment for the term up to two years.
In the state Duma proposed to toughen the punishment for selling drugs in How the state Duma want to confiscate assets of drug traffickers and their relatives