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Dutch cannabis coffee shops to be compensated over tourist laws

06.06.2013 09:08

A Dutch court has ruled that the owners of the cafés in the Netherlands selling marijuana must be partially compensated for losses after the introduction of a new marijuana law last year.

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Claire Martin 16.08.2013 21:38

Good news


Alex Liddell 11.06.2013 03:24

they need to make this legal in the uk,this will affect the dealers that do it now,the only way to go

Anonymous user 08.06.2013 20:03

Evidently, the Dutch have amnesia, the street dealer/o. crime wins this one, given why it was legal.

Anonymous user 08.06.2013 07:08

Legalization of pot in the US, such as the Dutch, would lessen crime significantly


Thomas J 07.06.2013 15:57

its ridiculous to expect coffee shop owners to not sell to foreigners; cutting out an entire season of profitable sales to holiday makers.
if you are willing to got from a country where "stupid" laws that prohibit cannabis use, to an area of Holland renowned for its relaxed cannabis laws, only to find you need to have a dutch id card to smoke then this will only BOOST the on street dealer sales, causing more crime and depleting sales from licensed local suppliers and coffee shops.

Anonymous user 07.06.2013 14:32

Well, at least they aren't imprisoning people for smoking it like here in the US.


R van Amerongen 06.06.2013 11:19

I am dutch, and off course I followed this whole story on the local media.
Confused by this artical? dont worry, every body is.
Warning! Do not try to find any logic in the Dutch government policies, after 5 minutes blood will shoot out your ear.

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