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Croatia decriminalises possession of drugs
2012-12-16
Great idea! Now the long-term unemployed youth won't care.
I agree completely with this. Small amounts of marijuana or qat should indeed be de-criminalized, though they shouldn't be legal. If you want to stone your life away, so long as you don't endanger anyone else it's no skin off my fore...
[Daily Nation (Kenya)] EU-bound Croatia decided on Friday to decriminalise drugs possession, introducing fines instead of jail terms for users caught with small amounts for personal use.

Under amendments to the country's penal code, possession of drugs for personal use will no longer be a criminal offence.

"Now youngsters caught in a park with a joint will not go to prison, but pay a fine," Justice Minister Orsat Miljenic told lawmakers.

From January 1, those found in possession of drugs can be fined up to 2,680 euros ($3,503), be sent for rehabilitation or ordered to do community service.
Posted by:Fred

#5  cops will now start giving tickets to stoners who sit through green lights instead of running red lights.
Posted by: airandee   2012-12-16 20:50  

#4  Agreed, Barbara. I would add "or push to my young kids" to the list.
Posted by: lotp   2012-12-16 12:41  

#3  "If you want to stone your life away, so long as you don't endanger anyone else or steal from normal people or expect those of us who work to support your sorry ass"

FTFY, TF.
Posted by: Barbara   2012-12-16 11:36  

#2  One way to de-criminalize drugs.
Posted by: Redneck Jim   2012-12-16 11:21  

#1  I didn't know there were democrats in Croatia. There on Holiday from Colorado, were they?

Good point on the "yoots" not caring about being unemployed. Just break into a few cars and presto we sell the stuff for a days boo.

As the French say, "manger les Riches." They will fit right in to the EU. Right at home.
Posted by: Threater Flusoper9823   2012-12-16 07:32  

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