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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.

Dutch Voters Reject Far Right, Preserve Legalization’s Chances

Prime Minister Mark Rutte emerged as the winner. The cultivation legalization bill survived, but has fewer votes in parliament.

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.

The Legal International Cannabis Trade Already Exists, and We Mapped It

Canada and the Netherlands have become global export leaders. Yes, in cannabis. And it's legal.

Dutch Lawmakers Extend Tolerance Policy to Cannabis Cultivation

Buying small amounts of cannabis at coffeeshops has long been tolerated, but cultivating and selling to the coffeeshops themselves has remained illegal.

Can Cannabis Chewing Gum Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Researchers in the Netherlands are set to test whether hemp-based CBD chewing gum can ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

Inside a Secret Dutch Cannabis Competition

After High Times left in 2014, a number of smaller events emerged to fill the void. The Homegrown Cup was different from the start.

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.

Dutch ‘Tolerance Festival’ Will Bring Cannabis Activism to The Hague

Organizers are planning a massive event at the seat of Dutch government in order to pressure officials to expand the country's cannabis program.

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