Weekend Art Market in Roma

Weekend Art Market in Roma
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February 12th, 2011 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 0
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Travel Back in Time at Café La Habana

Travel Back in Time at Café La Habana
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July 13th, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 0
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The Netherlands and Drugs

The Netherlands and Drugs
... traditional cannabis grown in Morocco or Pakistan. The Dutch soft drugs market relies increasingly on home-grown cannabis. Depending on the quality, coffee shop owners pay between € 3,500 and 5,500 per kilo to cannabis growers. In 2008, 720 Dutch coffeeshops sold some 255,000 kilograms of soft drugs, mostly grown in the Netherlands. Police estimate that only 20 to 40 per cent of the Dutch marijuana is sold locally. The bulk is exported. The Dutch tax authority receives some € 400 million on...
December 28th, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 0
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Cannabis or Cappuccino in Coffee Shop De Kuil?

Cannabis or Cappuccino in Coffee Shop De Kuil?
coffee shop De Kuil looks very much like a bruin café but is a coffeeshop aka hash bar. Bruin (brown) café is the Dutch answer to what a Londoner would call pub. It is the place where people from the neighbourhood gather, gossip, snack and drink. The name brown café refers to the dark, often wooden interior and the smoke stained walls. This is the place to go if you want to drink coffee. Coffeeshop can mean only one thing in the Netherlands; hash bar. It is a place where cannabis is openly smoked...
November 26th, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 0
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Chocolate crepes at Epoch Coffee Bar & Desserterie

Chocolate crepes at Epoch Coffee Bar & Desserterie
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November 18th, 2009 | Jessy DB | Read More | Comments: 0
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Enhance Your Mind in Coffeeshop Dampkring

Enhance Your Mind in Coffeeshop Dampkring
Dictionary definition of coffee shop: a small, usually inexpensive restaurant where refreshments and light meals are served. The Dutch joined coffee + shop and the new word coffeeshop takes a completely new meaning. The Dutch coffeeshop is a licensed place that sells hash, cannabis and marihuana. Tucked away in Handboogsteeg, a narrow alley off bustling Kalverstraat is Dampkring Coffeeshop, a haven of haze or a circle of smoke as the name suggests. Dampkring translates as Earth’s Atmosphere, but...
November 16th, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 0
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Amsterdam Cannabis Cup Competition

Amsterdam Cannabis Cup Competition
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November 8th, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 0
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Writing on the Wall in Coffee Shop Hill Street Blues

Writing on the Wall in Coffee Shop Hill Street Blues
Amsterdam has over three hundred coffee shops. They serve frothy cappuccino and fragrant tea, but that’s not why people go to coffeeshops. Dutch coffeeshops are places that sell hash and marihuana openly. This doesn’t mean that possession of drugs is legal in the Netherlands. Possession of small quantities is decriminalised. Advertising marihuana is not allowed so you will have to go the bar and ask Mr Dealer  for the menu, which shows a variety of weed and hash and their prices. On average...
October 7th, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 0
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New Cannabis Rules for Dutch Coffee Shops

The Dutch Government has decided to clamp down on cannabis use by tourists. Membership policy will be introduced to keep tourists out of the coffee shops. Starting next year, Dutch people wanting to buy cannabis products will need a special ID. These cards will not be available to foreigners and are designed to put an end to drug tourism to the Netherlands. At the moment possession of 5 grams of cannabis is decriminalised. In the furture, this amount will be reduced to 3 grams. Cannabis Plant The...
September 12th, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 1
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Mr Dealer Shows His wares

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August 11th, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 0
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Breakfast at Barney’s Coffeeshop

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June 28th, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 1
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Coffee Shops aka Hash Bars

Coffeeshops are easy to spot. They all display a green and white sign which says coffeeshop. Dutch coffee shop sells cannabis and are licensed to do so. If you have come to Amsterdam for the hash and drugs, it is good to know that possession of soft drugs is decriminalised in the Netherlands and anyone over eighteen is allowed to have 30 grams. Advertising marihuana is not allowed therefore there are no coffeeshop websites. When in a coffeeshop, ask for the menu and choose your favourite or ask the...
June 2nd, 2009 | Marianne Crone | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: cannabis, coffee shop, hash, marihuana, pot, Restaurants & Bars