Zelensky wants to legalize medical marijuana, prostitution

According to the presidential candidate, all this can be implemented within the territory of one city
11:01, 18 April 2019

Ukraine’s presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky, 2019

Ukraine’s presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky stated that medical marijuana can be legalized in Ukraine as well as prostitution within one particular city in the country, as he said on the interview for RBK-Ukraine.  

“I think that medical marijuana is normal, it is sold in droplets. Bu the way, I talked about this with Yevhen Komarovsky (pediatrician, a doctor of the highest category and a TV presenter ("The School of Doctor Komarovsky" show), - ed.). I support the legalization of the droplets,” he stated.

Speaking of legalization of the prostitution in Ukraine, Zelensky said that there should be an opportunity to “pay for sex” on the territory of one city.

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“Pay for sex? Frankly, guys, I think we have such possibility, and I will answer all the previous questions, we can create Las Vegas. The society would agree, and they would pay taxes. To give such opportunity to one city, one territory and do it all there,” Zelensky explained.

At the same time, the presidential candidate says that men in Kryvyi Rih, his native town, “will not understand that.”

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Also, he believes that gambling can be legalized on the territory of one city.

“Yes, take it all and move it there, create an opportunity. Please, party there. It’s not a closed territory. We can develop some city which nobody visits,” he noted.

Earlier, Acting Health Minister of Ukraine Ulyana Suprun urged to support the legalization of medical cannabis.

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