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The state Duma adopted a law forbidding to publish online information about how the manufacture and distribution of new potentially dangerous psychoactive substances, including so-called spice. This was reported on the website of the lower house of Parliament on Wednesday, April 17.
The amendments to the laws “On mass media” and “advertising”. It is also prohibited to disseminate information about the methods and places of cultivation of plants containing narcotic drugs. In addition, unacceptable propaganda of advantages of use of certain drugs.
The authors note that earlier legislation prohibits only the advertising of drugs. The explanatory note provides statistics of the Ministry of interior for the year 2017, according to which this period in Russia there were more than seven thousand drug-related crimes with the use of Internet technologies.
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