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Dutch Coffee Shops

Dutch 'Coffee Shop' Owners On Trial For Selling Weed

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 06.12.2013 | World

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands -- Owners and staff of three cannabis-selling cafes went on trial Wednesday in the southern Netherlands charged with selling w...

Cannabis Coffee Shops Continue To Sell Pot To Tourists Despite Law

Agence France Presse | Nicolas Delaunay | Posted 08.05.2013 | World

Authorities in the Dutch drug tourism hub of Maastricht are striking back after cannabis cafes staged an open revolt by selling marijuana to foreigner...

Is This The Future Of Starbucks?

Posted 03.07.2012 | Business

Starbucks, the coffee giant that for many is synonymous with mass production, is trying just a little bit harder to be like your neighborhood coffee s...

Harsh, Man! Tourists Banned From Marijuana-Selling Coffee Shops

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

Last call: If you're not Dutch, you only have about six weeks to legally get high in some parts of the Netherlands. As of January 1, 2012, a new p...

Amsterdam Fights For Tourists' Cannabis Rights

GlobalPost | Paul Ames | Posted 08.24.2011 | World

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands -- The city of Amsterdam is preparing to fight for tourists' right to party. The capital's town council, backed by the t...

Netherlands Sees Increase In Youth Smoking Pot; Taking Steps To Revise Cannabis Laws

Inter Press Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Alecia D. McKenzie I IPS AMSTERDAM, Sep 22 (IPS) - Along with "canal" and "dyke", young people visiting this city will learn some other interesting...

Dutch Smoking Ban Leaves Cannabis Coffee Shops In Legal Limbo

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

When Dutch law changed last July, bringing a total ban on smoking cigarettes in restaurants, coffee shops were caught in no-win legal bind.