Where To Smoke Weed: European Edition (PHOTOS)

12/18/2012 07:26 am ET | Updated Feb 17, 2013

Legalization supporters in the U.S. have been abuzz (excuse the pun) in recent weeks, ever since Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. So it's safe to say that heading west is a good call these days if you're planning on toking up.

But heading east to our friends in Europe isn't such a bad idea, either.

For example, despite the recent tourist drug ban in the Netherlands, tourists and locals alike can continue to openly smoke in Amsterdam's cafes. And numerous neighboring countries where weed is decriminalized have loose policies when it comes to the drug's recreational use.

So we've come up with a list -- here are some of the best spots to smoke weed in Europe.

-- Staff,

Where To Smoke Weed: European Edition (PHOTOS)