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Punishment for selling synthetic drugs becomes tougher

Criminal responsibility for the spread of synthetic drugs coming in 2015, the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) RK Nurdilda Oraz said. "For the trafficking of synthetic drugs that mentioned in query of deputies of the Majilis (kristality, speed, and smoking blends / mixes regi) the new edition of the Criminal Code also provides criminal responsibility, which will be entered into force on 1 January 2015", - said writing response of MIA  to a request of KazTAG. "We believe that the establishment of measures to control trafficking analogues of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances will allow to take timely measures to combat illicit trafficking of new types of drugs, improve the drug situation in the country," - supplemented by the response. It is also stated that the ban on the distribution of chemically synthesized cannabinoids introduced in Kazakhstan in 2011.