A day to celebrate as a nation brings the last battle for bills as the legislative session turns to recess for the summer.
The leader of a new left-wing party in Poland threatened to light up a joint in Parliament on Friday — but just burned incense instead.
With President Bronislaw Komorwski signing into law late last month an amendment to the country's harsh, decade-old drug laws, Poland has taken a step in the direction of the decriminalization of drug possession.
In the Polish Sejm (parliament) last Friday, members voted to amend their draconian, decade-old drug laws. The move is designed to draw a distinction between users and dealers, and could result in no charges being filed against users, but slightly stiffer penalties for dealers and people holding large quantities of dope.
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