Where To Smoke Weed: European Edition (PHOTOS)

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.
12/18/2012 07:26 am ET Updated Feb 17, 2013
People smoke a joint during a demonstration organised by the CIRC (research and information center) and entitled 'L'appel du
People smoke a joint during a demonstration organised by the CIRC (research and information center) and entitled 'L'appel du 18 juin' (the call of June 18) to claim for the legalization of the use of marijuana and hashish, on June 18, 2011 at the Parc de la Villette in Paris. The 'Appel du 18 Joint' uses a play on words to make their point, coming on the same day as France celebrates the 'Appel du 18 Juin' or Call of 18 June, when Charles de Gaulle called for resistance against collaborationist Vichy government in 1940. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

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, Oyster.com

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Where To Smoke Weed: European Edition (PHOTOS)