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10 Best Amsterdam Cannabis Coffeeshops to Visit

Amsterdam has one cannabis coffeeshop for every 4,907 residents—but these 10 stand out as the best ones to experience next time you're in the Netherlands.

8 Exotic and Unlikely Places to Buy Cannabis Around the World

From Jamaica to The Maldives to Mexico City, we bring you the eight most exotic shops, markets, clubs, and dispensaries purveying marijuana abroad.

Cannabis Liberation Day

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…

Elite Cup + Festival

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…

What Does the Future Hold for Cannabis Coffeeshops?

By banning public use, states may be missing an opportunity to promote responsible behavior while hindering cannabis-related tourism.

The Problems Plaguing Cannabis Coffeeshops

The evolution of Dutch coffeeshops has led to the paradox that while cannabis sales are legal, coffeeshops are still supplied via an illegal production system.

How Are ‘Coffeeshops’ Different From ‘Coffee Shops’?

What's the difference between coffeeshops and coffee houses, and how does the Dutch government properly regulate these cannabis-friendly establishments?

The History of Dutch Cannabis Coffeeshops

Explore how Amsterdam's famous cannabis coffeeshops emerged in the Netherlands and the various changes they have undergone over time.

These Are the Best 420-Friendly Hotels in the World

We sifted through hundreds of options to find the top cannabis accommodations in the world, with perks from complimentary flower to in-room vapes.

A Tribute to Franco Loja, the Strain Hunter

Green House Seeds "strain hunter" Franco Loja was researching the benefits of CBD for patients with malaria when he also contracted the disease.

Despite Growing Demand, Dutch Health Insurers Dropping Cannabis Coverage

One of the biggest health insurers in the Netherlands announced last month that it will stop covering medical cannabis treatment.

Mysterious After-Hours Shootings Target Amsterdam’s Coffeeshops

The city has shuttered the shops that have been fired at, raising concerns among some that municipal policy may be fueling an industry turf war.

5 Myths About Cannabis and Coffeeshops in the Netherlands

Millions of tourists visit Dutch coffeeshops every year, but most have no clue about the complicated and paradoxical legal status of the plant.

With Cannabis Cup Gone, Two New Dutch Cannabis Competitions Emerge

In the post-High Times Cup era, two new cannabis competitions have emerged: the Elite Cup, in Amsterdam, and the Homegrown Cup, held in the southern city of Eindhoven.

These Dutch Tips on Responsible Cannabis Use Are Downright Charming

The advice is well-intentioned without being snooty, reminiscent of your best bud who helped ease you into the cannabis scene.

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