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
    It’s aimed at transforming coffee shops into private clubs ... shops took the government to court in September last year to ask judges to declare the ban on cannabis sales to foreigners illegal, association spokesman Michael Veling told AFP.
    06/6/2013 - 8:43 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 - 5:21 pm | View Link
  • Cannabis chaos as Dutch city flouts drug tourist ban
    Authorities in the Maastricht are striking back after some cafes staged an open revolt by selling marijuana to foreigners in defiance of a ban. Coffee shops in Maastricht ... authorities struggle to enforce a law aimed at ridding the Netherlands's streets ...
    06/4/2013 - 10:37 pm | 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 - 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 - 10:24 pm | View Link
  • Dutch ditch weed pass
    The Dutch Government announced a year ago that it was introducing a law to ban ... “cannabis card” law, it rolled out in May in three southern Dutch provinces, close to where many Belgian, French and German drug tourists come from. The move was aimed ...
    11/24/2012 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Judge Upholds Dutch Policy Banning Foreigners From Cannabis Cafés
    Today a judge in the Hague upheld a new Dutch policy excluding foreigners from cannabis cafés. The plan ... next month and throughout the country by the end of the year. The ban is aimed at addressing nuisances associated with "drug tourism" in border ...
    04/27/2012 - 11:41 am | View Link
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  • Coffeeshop (Netherlands)
    This ban does not apply to the city of Amsterdam. [2] Dutch coffee houses not serving cannabis are called koffiehuis (literally "coffee house"), ...
    02/4/2016 - 12:07 am | View Website
  • Dutch Marijuana Laws Rollback Provides Lessons For ...
    It's a scene of street peddling that the Netherlands ... in Amsterdam that gives drug advice aimed at ... Ban, Netherlands Pot, Dutch Marijuana ...
    03/7/2014 - 2:43 am | View Website
  • Amsterdam for tourists: What's legal?
    Facets of Amsterdam – "Coffee shops," where smoking marijuana is permitted, are a tantalizing lure for international visitors. Plans to ban foreigners ...
    07/17/2013 - 12:38 pm | View Website
  • Maastricht, Dutch City, Cracks Down On Coffee Shops ...
    Roosendaal mayor Michel Marijnen said the cannabis ban 'is ... lost money because of measures aimed at ... Dutch coffee shops owners went ...
    06/4/2013 - 9:57 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    04/27/2012 - 11:14 pm | View Website
  • Netherlands judge backs cafe cannabis ban
    A judge in the Netherlands upholds a new ban on foreign tourists entering Dutch cannabis cafes, in a bid to cut cross-border crime.
    04/26/2012 - 7:55 pm | View Website
  • BBC
    This winter, the European Union gave Dutch authorities the power to ban coffee shops from selling cannabis to tourists. This decision by the European Court of Justice ...
    04/4/2011 - 7:57 pm | View Website
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