17 July 2019,   13:22
Cultivation of marijuana - bishops oppose government

The members of the Holy Synod criticizes Georgian Dream"s political team for a decision on the cultivation of marijuana. A conference organized by the Patriarchate is at this moment. The bishops discuss the risks of bringing the cannabis in Georgia and the threats caused by decriminalization.

"In order to correct this, it is necessary to calculate all the risks," - said Father Shio.

According to the Bishop of Bodbe the decision to cultivate the marijuana will be a big threat for the country"s security. He brought examples of Afghanistan and Colombia.

"It"s good that they think about b,budget, but perhaps there are other ways to improve the economy," - said Archbishop Iacob.