The only place to safely buy marijuana or cannabis in the city is via one of the many Amsterdam coffeeshops. You will find about 200 coffeeshops in Amsterdam, so there is always one close to you.
Although coffeeshops are not allowed to advertise, you will be able to identify them easily. Official Dutch coffeeshops have a green and white licence sticker in the window. In order to enter a coffeeshop, you must be 18 or over and have an ID. Coffeeshops are not allowed to sell alcohol. [Read more…]