In Kiev hosted the hemp freedom March

In the center of Kiev held a March for decriminalization of storage without a purpose of selling marijuana. As Ukrainian news reported, the March came about 100 people.

The action began at noon at the building of Cabinet of Ministers on the Grushevsky street.The activists demanded to decriminalize possession of small amounts of cannabis without intent to sell. According to the organizers of the March, 2016 was made by the more than 7 thousand citizens of sentences for possession of small amounts of marijuana. Activists believe this is an abnormal situation and need to replace the criminal liability to administrative (penalty).

The rally took place peacefully, the participants chanted slogans and handed out to journalists and passers-by seeds Spanish cannabis.

The law was guarded by about 10 policemen.

As reported, the police found and seized 216 pounds of marijuana from three residents of Belgorod-Dniester district of Odessa region. The consignment of drugs is estimated at 16 million.