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on September 28, 2017 in Cannabis News Europe Featured World News

10 Best Amsterdam Cannabis Coffeeshops to Visit

by Karina Hof Early this year, news on the shuttering of Amsterdam’s oldest coffeeshop spooked smokers round the world. Many feared the fate of Mellow Yellow, established in 1972, would befall more Dutch cannabis dispensaries. Evolving national legislation has indeed forced closures, though often in connection to specific circumstances, such as proximity to a school. According to a report published in June by independent research bureau INTRAVAL, Amsterdam had 288 coffeeshops in 1999 and by 2016, only 173. While the Netherlands was ahead of the curve in decriminalization and the fostering of an open, informative environment—coffeeshops often have signs and...

by Karina Hof Early this year, news on the shuttering of Amsterdam’s oldest coffeeshop spooked smokers round the world. Many feared the fate of Mellow Yellow, established in 1972, would befall more Dutch cannabis dispensaries. Evolving national legislation has indeed...

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on September 27, 2017 in Cannabis News South America World News

Uruguay’s legal marijuana business faces challenges by banks

Two months ago Uruguay became the world’s first country to legalise the production and sale of marijuana throughout the entire country. More people than expected registered as official buyers, and sales have shot up. But the new industry is now facing a threat no-one predicted. Al Jazeera’s Daniel Schweimler reports from the capital, Montevideo.Daniel Schweimler Check out the video on the link below Source: Uruguay’s legal marijuana business faces challenges by banks | Uruguay News | Al Jazeera

Two months ago Uruguay became the world’s first country to legalise the production and sale of marijuana throughout the entire country. More people than expected registered as official buyers, and sales have shot up. But the new industry is...

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