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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    11/27/2012 - 8:48 am | View Link
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    11/26/2012 - 7:25 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 coffee ...
    11/25/2012 - 3:24 pm | View Link
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