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It is offered to punish in Kazakhstan for the being under the influence of drugs in public places

Prosecutor General's Office of Kazakhstan proposes to introduce responsibility for being under the influence of drugs in public places, reports Tengrinews.kz citing the press service of the Ministry. Representatives of the agencies cite the example of Russia. It has a corresponding self norm. At the same time, it does not matter, as a result of the use of any substance has come such intoxication. Qualifications of alcohol or drugs is determined by taking into account the results of the medical examination.

To expand the list of "design" drugs offered in the Ministry of Internal Affairs

During the meeting of anti-drug headquarter the head of the Department of Anti-Narcotics Sultan Kusetov proposed changes to the legislation. "According to Sultan Kusetov there is a need to expand the concept of "analogue of drugs" in the Law "On drugs ..." and enter a list of substituents of hydrogen atoms in their structural formulas. This would apply the rules of criminal law on the fact of distribution of synthetic cannabinoids," - said in the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan.

The new law expanded the place where the sale of alcohol is prohibited

In connection with the law "On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on state regulation of production and sales of ethyl alcohol and alcoholic products", Department of State Revenue for Astana announces changes governing the alcohol market, reports Zakon.kz . The list of places where alcohol can not be sold. The buildings and institutions in the territories of health, education, sports and recreation, sports and sports-technical facilities, gas stations, shopping markets, cultural and recreational organizations, the alcohol can not be sold. Storage and sale of alcohol in these places the ban entails suspension of the license, and its repeated violation - deprivation of the license. The sale of alcohol through online stores also fall under the ban, and the responsibility for it is installed in the form of a fine with the confiscation of goods.

In Kazakhstan, the rates excise taxes on alcohol will increase by 15%

Mazhilis of Parliament approved amendments of the Senate to revise the rates of excise duty on alcoholic beverages. The amendments do not affect cognac, brandy, wines and beers. Mazhilis of Parliament approved amended by the Senate in the draft law "On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on the issues of taxation and customs administration."