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Alcohol

Legal

Although it is legal to purchase or drink alcohol, minimum age requirements still differ across regions. Minimum age to purchase and drink alcohol is 18 years old.

Driving

Blood-alcohol limit is 0.08% (0.8g per litre of blood) while driving.

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Legality of alcohol and minimum age for particular types of it (beer/wine or spirits) for purchase or consumption.


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Alcohol category is available in production API version 2.

Drugs

Cannabis is illegal & criminalized

Drugs (including cannabis/marijuana) are illegal & criminalized which means you are risking jail time with other penalties (fine, community service, rehabilitation) if you are caught.

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Legality and decriminalisation status of drug (cannabis or all) consumption for personal use.


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Drugs category is available in production API version 2.

Prostitution

Legal

Prostitution is legal (in a way of exchanging sex for money). Brothels are illegal.

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Legality of prostitution in both ways - while paying for it or offering services.


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Prostitution category is available in production API version 2.