Despite multiple raids a day by an extremely active anti-cannabis police task force, authorities can barely make a dent in illegal production.
Forty years of cannabis policy in the Netherlands has led to an almost unworkable situation for coffeeshops. In Utrecht, it's getting better.
When it comes to selling cannabis to foreigners, the pendulum of public acceptance in the Netherlands keeps on swinging.
It certainly wasn't the first raid on the autonomous Copenhagen neighborhood, where cannabis is openly bought and sold. But this time, the action was met with strong condemnation by others in Danish law enforcement.
Forty years ago, Dries van Agt introduced the country’s famous policy of cannabis tolerance.
Do countries with more restrictive policies have lower rates of use? You might be surprised.
Sparked by one man's novel idea, Belgium's Cannabis Social Club movement is small but strong-willed. Can it survive the latest government scrutiny?
The shops give patients access to cannabis oil, a product that's still hard to find despite the Netherlands' famously tolerant stance on cannabis use.
The study could spur a review of the Dutch "backdoor paradox," under which coffeeshops are allowed to sell cannabis even while wholesale and cultivation remain illegal.