Deputies proposed to penalize pregnant women for tobacco use and alcohol
MOSCOW, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. The Deputy of Legislative Assembly of Leningrad region Vladimir Petrov has prepared a package of bills that would impose fines of up to 1 million rubles for the sale of pregnant women with alcohol and cigarettes as well as penalties for pregnant women up to 5 thousand rubles for the use of tobacco, alcohol and drugs.
A package of bills soon to be introduced in the legislative Assembly of the Leningrad region.
“In order to protect the health of children whose lives are threatened by actions of their own mothers, the draft Federal law proposes to establish responsibility for the retail sale of a pregnant woman alcohol production and retail sale of a pregnant woman for tobacco products”, — stated in the explanatory note of the bill, which is at the disposal of RIA Novosti.
In addition to the data standards proposed “to establish liability for the pregnant women for the consumption of alcoholic beverages, its consumption of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances, new potentially dangerous psychoactive substances or intoxicants, and the consumption of tobacco”.
Along with this the Deputy proposes to establish a General prohibition on the sale to pregnant women of tobacco and alcohol products, as well as to establish a ban on its consumption.
As follows from the text of the project, for the retail sale of a pregnant woman of alcoholic beverages stipulates a fine on citizens in the amount from 30 thousand to 50 thousand rubles, for officials — from 100 thousand to 200 thousand rubles, on legal entities — from 500 thousand to 1 million rubles.
In addition, the sale of a pregnant woman tobacco, or tobacco products is proposed to punish by a fine for citizens in the amount from 3 thousand to 5 thousand rubles, officials — from 30 thousand to 50 thousand rubles, legal entities — from 500 thousand to 1 million rubles.