Giorgi Gakharia – Involvement of youngsters under 21 in consumption of Marijuana to be punished
Giorgi Gakharia – Involvement of youngsters under 21 in consumption of Marijuana to be punished

Involvement of youngsters under the age of 21 in consumption of Marijuana will be punished according to criminal rule – Giorgi Gakharia, Minister of Internal Affairs stated during the governmental sitting.

The draft-bill of new regulations prepared by Ministry of Internal Affairs was discussed during the governmental sitting today. The document will then be sent to the parliament.

Gakharia said that the decision made by Constitutional Court necessitated effective regulations of Marijuana consumption.

Consumption of Marijuana in public spaces, public transport, in presence of juveniles, in proximity to educational institutions, while being on duty as well as driving a transport means under influence of Marijuana will be punished.

As for production of Marijuana for export with medical and cosmetic purposes, cultivation of Marijuana will be strictly regulated.

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