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These places in the world where you can smoke cannabis


Few countries legalize cannabis, but many decriminalize it. That is to say, below a certain quantity of product, there is no risk of being arrested. This for the simple reason that several states consider that personal consumption is not harmful, but do not however encourage the trade of the plant so as not to encourage the population to smoke.

The consumption and production of cannabis in the world represents more than two kilos per second. With such quantities, it is the most popular drug on the planet. But then, where can you smoke weed without risking having to face justice?

Here are the ten best places in the world to smoke cannabis:

North Korea

North Korea

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North Korea is known to be one of the most repressive states in the world. Yet there are no laws regarding the possession or use of cannabis. The North Koreans have always used it for its therapeutic benefits or just to relax.

Weed is sold directly on market stalls and you can buy a certain quantity for just a few cents. Tourists who have taken advantage of the opportunity report that it is as pleasant as it is strange to be able to smoke a joint in a restaurant, or in a park, freely and without shocking anyone. Its price: less than one euro per gram.

Uruguay

Uruguay

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Uruguay is the first country in the world to legalize marijuana use. A year ago, the law regulating all cannabis production under state authority was passed in order to combat drug trafficking.

Activists for legalization support this approach since the product sold is controlled by the Ministry of Public Health, thus avoiding the trafficking of weed containing harmful products. The country is currently experimenting with the application of this law, if ever it did not have the expected results then it would be canceled. It is too early to know. The average price there is €40 for 30 grams of weed.

The United States of America

The United States of America

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Oregon, Alaska, Washington State and Washington DC have recently legalized cannabis; but Colorado was the first state to allow the use of this drug for recreational purposes. Other states are also open to experimenting with legalization and are seriously considering it.

Barack Obama said on this subject:As revealed, I smoked weed as a child and consider it a bad habit and a vice, not much different than the cigarettes I smoked when I was young and up. at a late age in my adult life. I don’t think it’s more dangerous than alcohol.” (source : lemonde.fr) In states other than Colorado, pharmacies authorized to sell weed should open next spring, consumers over the age of 18 will be able to buy 40 grams of cannabis per month, which costs around €120.

The Netherlands

The Netherlands

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The Netherlands is a country renowned for being one of the Europe’s most tolerant towards the consumption of this drug. Locals can buy and smoke in coffee shops, as well as possess up to 5 grams of weed without risking a fine. On the other hand, above 30 grams, the law requires that the person concerned be prosecuted.

The rumor about the banning of access to coffee shops for non-residents of the Netherlands affects only a handful of these offices, a majority continuing to welcome tourists who have come to “relax”. Count on average 40 € for 5 grams.

Portugal

Portugal

Although the consumption or possession of marijuana is illegal in Portugal, it is decriminalized since 2000. The law provides for simply paying a fine to anyone over the age of 16 who uses drugs, and this, be it marijuana or any other hard drug.

In Portugal, you can plant cannabis seeds at home for your personal consumption, completely legally. It can be found at around €30 for 5 grams.

The Czech Republic

March for the legalization of cannabis in the streets of Prague

In the Czech Republic, the consumption of the magic herb has been legal in a therapeutic setting since 2013. It is also tolerated for recreational purposesyou can have up to 15 grams of marijuana and 5 grams of hashish there.

The Czech Republic welcomes cannabis aficionados every year for a big festival: the cannafest. However, Prague is not in the process of becoming the new “Amsterdam” since the opening of coffee shops is strictly prohibited there. The average price of weed is €50 for 10 grams.

australia

australia

We won’t be talking about all of Australia here, but about a village near Byron Bay that is the symbol of Australian legalization activists. This village is Nimbin. Inhabited since the 70s by a community of hippies, the consumption of cannabis is tolerated in its streets.

At Nimbin you can easily buy marijeanne and all its derivatives, such as cookies at Marrakesh butter, in public places. Every year there is a big rally where people from all over Australia come to ask for legalization across the whole territory. In the city you can buy it for 35 € for 5 grams.

Jamaica

Jamaica

Contrary to popular belief, it is illegal to produce or consume cannabis in Jamaica, yet it remains more or less tolerated provided you remain discreet. Indeed in this country, grass is considered sacred by the followers of the Rastafarian movement.

The sale of marijuana is simply subject to a fine, it is not uncommon for it to be done in public places. Prices are much lower outside the capital Kingston, on average €20 for 5 grams.

Argentina

Argentina

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The consumption is decriminalized in Argentina if you possess small amounts, for personal use. It is common to come across young people who consume it in public places although it is prohibited. Sale or cultivation remains illegal.

We find, more or less depending on the authorized quantities, the same laws concerning marijuana in other South American countries such as Peru, Colombia, but also Mexico. In Argentina the prices are very variable but you can buy it for around 50 € for 10 grams.

Cambodia

Cambodia

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Whether in Pakistan, Bangladesh, India or Nepal, the consumption of this plant is widespread in this region of the world. But it’s in Cambodia that it’s easier to smoke weed, Or eat it! Yes, the herb is traditionally used in Cambodian cuisine.

In this country, prosecution cases are extremely rare. Be careful, however, not to want to play tourists in search of thrills: last year four French people were arrested for drug trafficking. The price of grass is on average 20 € per 10 grams.

The other countries

The other countries

There are other countries where weed is decriminalized depending on how much you have on you:

• Italy: medical use is authorized in Italy but limited to 5 grams for recreational purposes. Its average price: €45 for 15 grams.

• Spain: It is forbidden to produce and sell cannabis in Spain but you can smoke at home or in private places. Everywhere in the country flourish cannabis social club, you must be a member in order to enter and enjoy the relaxation. But beware if you get arrested on the way out with even a gram of weed… You can find it for around €20 for 5 grams.

• Denmark : although possession, resale, production or processing is illegal in the country, consumption is unofficially tolerated up to 10 grams. Below this limit it is not a fine that is risky but a simple warning. However in the neighborhood of Christianity in Copenhagen, self-managed by a community of hippies, consumption is accepted. In the city, its price varies enormously but what is correct is to pay 40 € for 5 grams.

• Costa Rica: marijuana is completely illegal in Costa Rica, however, it seems checks are infrequent and if they do occur, a small bribe will do the trick to get you out of a bad spot. Its average price: €20 for 5 grams.

• The Morocco : all cannabis use is illegal in Morocco but the police won’t bother you if you keep a low profile. Indeed drug tourism brings a lot of money to the country’s economy so controls are rare. Be careful though, if you get caught in the bag you risk having a hard time. Do not hesitate to negotiate if you still want to buy some.


If marijuana use is holding you back in your life, check out this article for some tips on how to help you quit smoking. For other travelers in search of sweet sensations, you can find all the information concerning cannabis legislation on the sites webehigh.org and marijuanatravels.comyou will know everything about the country you are going to.




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