Dutch Cannabis Ban Aimed At Foreigners

A  court in the Netherlands has upheld a new law to ban foreign tourists from cannabis cafes, the BBC reports . The ban is due to start in three southern provinces next month, and go nationwide by the end of the year. Amsterdam, perhaps the most popular spot...

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  • Dutch cannabis coffee shops to be compensated over tourist laws
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    06/5/2013 - 10:32 pm | View Link
  • Maastricht, Dutch City, Cracks Down On Coffee Shops Selling Marijuana To Tourists
    Authorities in the Dutch drug tourism hub of Maastricht are striking back after cannabis cafes ... to enforce a law aimed at ridding the streets of stoned tourists, with foreigners previously accounting for two-thirds of the coffee shops' clientele.
    06/5/2013 - 3:00 am | View Link
  • Dutch coffee shops in ‘open revolt’ of ban on selling cannabis to foreigners
    Authorities in the Dutch drug tourism hub of Maastricht are striking back after cannabis ... a controversial ban. The battle has been fought on the streets, in the courtroom and in the media as authorities struggle to enforce a law aimed at ridding the ...
    06/4/2013 - 11:45 pm | View Link
  • Dutch Plan to Ban Potent Marijuana From Cannabis Cafes
    Dutch Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten told parliament last week that the government intends to classify marijuana with a THC content of 15% or more as a Class A drug like heroin and cocaine and bar it from being sold in the country’s famous cannabis ...
    11/27/2012 - 8:48 am | View Link
  • Dutch Plan to Ban Potent Marijuana Strains From Cannabis Cafes
    Dutch Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten told parliament last week that the government intends to classify marijuana with a THC content of 15% or more as a Class A drug like heroin and cocaine and bar it from being sold in the country’s famous cannabis ...
    11/26/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    05/13/2017 - 8:39 am | View Website
  • Dutch Coffee Shops To Challenge Cannabis Ban
    Dutch Coffee Shops To Challenge Cannabis Ban Coffee ... The move was aimed at staving off some 25,000 marijuana-smoking tourists, mainly French and Belgian, ...
    04/15/2017 - 6:35 am | View Website
  • Court backs tourist ban for Dutch cannabis coffee shops ...
    Court backs tourist ban for Dutch cannabis coffee shops. ... The law was aimed at curbing so-called drug tourists driving from Belgium and ... Dutch cannabis policy ...
    04/8/2017 - 6:50 am | View Website
  • Dutch cannabis coffee shops to be compensated over tourist ...
    Dutch cannabis coffee shops to be ... It’s aimed at transforming ... September last year to ask judges to declare the ban on cannabis sales to ...
    06/6/2013 - 5:27 am | View Website
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