Article 228 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation – the law enforcement practice and the development of public control over the work of law enforcement agencies. »
A.V.Pogodin made a report on the problems of legal practice, violations of the law during the preliminary investigation and operational-search activities, announced proposals to change the existing legislation in terms of easing penalties for the purchase of narcotic drugs (art. 228 of the Criminal Code), increase the standard of proof, criminal liability differentiation and the size of punishment for the sale of drugs in terms of size, the ultimate goal, nature and consequences (art. 228.1 of the Criminal Code).