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A Czech Journalist Fined For Publishing Cannabis Magazine, But People Need To Be Educated About Weed

The Czech Court of Appeals has determined that the publication of a cannabis magazine is considered unlawful under the charge of "spreading of toxicomania," per Prague Morning.

The court in Ostrava stated that the magazine provided guidance on unlawfully acquiring cannabis as well as cultivating, treating and consuming the plant. “It is a Bolshevik relic and a relic of totalitarianism. It allows for a loose interpretation of what constitutes incitement to substance abuse,” said Robert Veverka, the editor-in-chief and only publisher of Legalizace magazine.

He has been fined over 250,000 CZK and is effectively prohibited from publishing the magazine again due to the court's decision. “I will try to take this further to the highest courts to protect not only myself but any other media outlet that …

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