Entries by Stefan

Dutch Christian Party (CU): No More Weed for Tourists!

If political party the ChristenUnie  (CU) has her way, customers of Dutch coffeeshops will have to show an extract from their Personal Records Database records (BRP) before they can buy any weed. This proposed measure aims to ban tourists from coffeeshops and limit the acces to weed to Dutch residents only. The idea is not […]

Exhibition ‘The ABC of CBD’ at the Hash Museum Amsterdam

From July 11th to November 24th 2019, The Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum in Amsterdam proudly presents Europe’s first exhibition about CBD. In “The ABC of CBD”, the museum takes you on a journey through the many applications to the source of this mysterious molecule. Cannabis for wellness CBD (short for cannabidiol), is one of […]

Coalition Agrees on Experiment with Legal Weed

The Dutch coalition parties have reached an agreement about an experiment with legal, government controlled cannabis. As planned earlier, six to ten municipalities will be conducting trials, but an additional six to ten municipalities are used as a ‘control group’. Moreover, the test can be extended if it proves successful. During the trial, the coffeeshops […]

Advice for Dutch Government: Expand Cannabis Experiment

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

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 Fun Things To Do for Stoners

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 […]