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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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they need to make this legal in the uk,this will affect the dealers that do it now,the only way to go
Evidently, the Dutch have amnesia, the street dealer/o. crime wins this one, given why it was legal.
Legalization of pot in the US, such as the Dutch, would lessen crime significantly
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.
Well, at least they aren't imprisoning people for smoking it like here in the US.
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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