In Georgia, the clashes between the supporters of the legalization of marijuana and the police

В Грузии произошли столкновения между сторонниками легализации марихуаны и полицией

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В Грузии произошли столкновения между сторонниками легализации марихуаны и полицией

В Грузии произошли столкновения между сторонниками легализации марихуаны и полицией

Photo: Newsgeorgia


В Грузии произошли столкновения между сторонниками легализации марихуаны и полицией

В Грузии произошли столкновения между сторонниками легализации марихуаны и полицией

Photo: Newsgeorgia


В Грузии произошли столкновения между сторонниками легализации марихуаны и полицией

In the Georgian town of Samtredia in front of police held a rally of the youth organization “White movement” (the second name “White noise”), advocating for the decriminalization of soft drugs. About it reports “Radio Freedom”.

The reason for the rally was the recent suicide of 22-year-old demur pointed out that in the suicide note said that one of the policemen demanded from him to become an informant for law enforcement, threatening otherwise to prosecute and arrest on charges of possession and consumption of drugs.

The protesters said that the drug policy of Georgia excessively cruel and enables the police to carry out blackmail and pressure on drug addicts.

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The protesters painted in white color police cars, then the police tried to detain several participants of the action, but those offered physical resistance, reports “Georgia Online”. On painted cars stuck signs saying “don’t kill me – I’m human too”.

They also detonated stun grenades and smoke bombs.

As a result, on Sunday night there have been clashes between police and protesters.

Four activists of the public initiative “the Movement of white noise” was detained, write Newsgeorgia.

The Georgian interior Ministry opened a criminal case under article “Damage of property of others”.

We will note, in March the Parliament rejected the bill to abolish imprisonment for the consumption, purchase and possession of marijuana in small amounts. The corresponding decision has not received the required number of votes of deputies.

The amendments of mitigation responsibility for the use of light drugs was a friend of the former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili Goga Khachidze.

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