Israel decriminalized the use of marijuanaUncategorized March 5, 2017
The Israeli Cabinet approved the decriminalization of marijuana use. It is reported bi-Bi-si.
According to the proposal put forward by the Ministry of public security and the Ministry of justice, caught Smoking marijuana in a public place should be fined, not prosecuted.
The fine will be about $270. When re-arrest it will be doubled. The third time the offender will be under the supervision of the authorities, but after a relatively short period will be completely free. Only in the case of the fourth caught will be prosecuted.
Clarifies that funds received from fines will be directed to education programmes on drug use.
Israel was the first country in the middle East, where decriminalized the use of marijuana.
In February the Bundestag adopted a law that allows you to use marijuana for medical purposes. The law came into force in March 2017.