In Kyiv, march for legalizing marijuana took place today near the building of Cabinet of Ministers. This is reported by Kyiv Operative on Facebook.
It is noted that the participants of the rally behaved peacefully, chanted slogans and handed to the journalists and passers-by the seeds of Spanish hemp.
About 10 policemen guarded the rule of law.
So, the participants of the action demand from the authorities to abolish criminal liability for keeping a small amount of cannabis without the purpose of marketing.
They stressed that in 2016 the courts gave more than 7 thousand sentences to citizens for keeping a small amount of marijuana.
The protesters consider this an abnormal situation and demand to replace criminal responsibility with administrative (fine).