In the state Duma want to ban the free sale of nitrous oxide

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In the state Duma want to ban the free distribution of nitrous oxide as a psychotropic substance that causes addiction, said Deputy Chairman of the state Duma Committee on health protection Nikolay Govorin (EP).

«We’re going to make this substance (nitrous oxide — ed.)… extension of the rule of law when its distribution is very tightly controlled, banned as a psychoactive drug,» said Govorin on Monday in the state Duma.

The Deputy explained that nitrous oxide can be freely bought, although this substance forms a dependence.

The MP also noted that it is made not only on the territory of Russia, it is imported from European countries, particularly from the UK.

«We also support, of course», — commented on the proposal of the head of the Duma Committee on security and combating corruption Vasily Piskarev (EP).

The first all-Russian youth forum of the state Duma, which is attended by over 400 people, held on 20-21 November, the three best projects of its participants will go to the Senate as a legislative initiative. Among the participants — young regional and municipal parliamentarians, young scientists and graduate students whose research are connected with the legislative work, members of youth organizations of parties in the Duma, and also heads of several ministries and departments, leading economists, heads of the largest Russian universities.