· December, 2011

Stories about Poland from December, 2011

Poland: Change to Drug Law, Change in Policy?

  15 December 2011

On December 9, an important change was introduced to Poland's drug policy: an amendment to the law on illegal drug possession came into force, which would allow prosecutors to abandon initiation of the criminal procedure against those in possesion of drugs. Anna Gotowska reports.

Poland: Netizens Debate Proposal to Re-Introduce Death Penalty

  12 December 2011

The leader of Poland's largest opposition party has announced his support for re-introduction of the death penalty for "the gravest crimes." Although this announcement may be treated as a way to win over some voters, a huge debate on the subject has started nevertheless. Anna Gotowska reports.

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