Entries by Stefan

New agreement on “state weed”

—- No stock limit for coffeeshops and no THC limit for customers during the experiment. The test will even be extended if proven successful. But the end goal is still the creation of a nation-wide, closed supply chain which will only provide so-called ‘state weed’. —- The Dutch coalition parties have reached an agreement about […]

Advice to Dutch Government: Expand cannabis experiment

More participating municipalities, several growers involved and no limits to the strength of the weed. According to the specially appointed advisory committee, Commision-Knottnerus,  the government must broaden the experiment with controlled cannabis cultivation and supply for recreational use. The Committee has examined the planned cannabis experiment in recent months and is currently issuing it’s advice. […]

Exhibition: We are Mary Jane: Women of Cannabis

This summer, until september 23, you can enjoy the exhibition ‘We are Mary Jane: Women of Cannabis’ at the Amsterdam Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum. The exhibition explores the role of women in the world of cannabis. From prehistoric times to the present day, the Museum pays tribute to the often overlooked female contribution in […]

Ten Summer Fun Things to do when you are Stoned in Amsterdam

Over the Edge ‘Over the Edge’ is Europe’s highest swing on our sky deck. Daredevils and thrill seekers will swing 100 meters above the ground. The swing is part of the A’dam Lookout experience. Back and forth over the edge of the tower with Amsterdam below your feet. Enjoy the unrivalled view over our capital […]

Cannabis Liberation Day 2018

Come and celebrate the tenth anniversary of Cannabis Liberation Day with us on Sunday, June 17 in Flevopark, Amsterdam. Cannabis Liberation Day highlights international cannabis culture and argues in favor of tolerance and broad use of hemp as a sustainable raw material and counteracts criminalization of the plant, cannabis consumers, coffeeshops and growers. New at […]

Exhibition ‘Cannabis Cuisine’ at Hash Museum Amsterdam

Everyone knows you can eat cannabis. Space cake from Amsterdam coffeeshops is world-famous, but did you know life expectancy of residents in the Chinese town of Bama Yao is well above 100? Scientists believe the secret behind this long lifespan has something to do with their diet, which contains a lot of hemp seeds. Although […]

Cars and Cannabis

Since July of this year Dutch police have been using a new saliva test to target cannabis users in traffic. This test is the first of its kind to be implemented in the Netherlands. Cannabis remains active in the body for only four hours, but after 14 hours it’s still possible to test positive in […]

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New Government Won’t Legalize Weed, But Is Willing To Experiment

After decades of discussion about the cannabis tolerance policy, the next cabinet plans an experiment with government-regulated cultivation of weed and hash. Six to ten Dutch towns and cities may participate in the test. The coffeeshops in those municipalities will be provided weed from selected producers, under government supervision. Currently, the sale of weed is […]