By Arkady Petrov

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) sanctioned the law which permits drug users to be hospitalized, even if they do not want to be.

The new law, with guidelines from SISNAD (National System of Public Drug Policy), was published in today's (June 6th) edition of the DOU (Federal Gazette) with vetoes of parts of the text approved by Congress.

Under the new law, drug users can be taken to treatment centers against their will, but with the consent of a doctor. It can happen at the request of a relative, legal guardian or government . . .

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