Category Archives: Amsterdam

Pot Smoking Ban Takes Effect In Amsterdam’s Red Light District

A new era kicked off in Amsterdam’s Red Light District on Thursday, with a ban on smoking cannabis on the streets officially taking effect. The ban is part of a city-wide effort, pushed by Mayor Femke Halsema, to make the famous area more hospitable to its residents and workers. According to Reuters, signs “were posted […]

Ban on Outdoor Pot Smoking in Amsterdam’s Red Light District To Begin This Month

A new ordinance banning cannabis use on the streets in Amsterdam’s Red Light District is slated to take effect later this month.  The ban, officially approved by Amsterdam’s city council last week, will “come into effect from May 25 and will be enforced by police and local officials,” according to Bloomberg, which noted that violation […]

Iron Mike Soon Opens Coffeeshop Tyson 2.0 In Amsterdam

Celebrity cannabis brands have become a thing of todays age. With names such as Snoop Dogg, Sublime, and Jim Belushi entering the cannabis space, it isn’t out of the ordinary to see another big celebrity name back a marijuana business. While Mike Tyson has already entered the cannabis space with his Tyson 2.0 brand, it […]

Amsterdam To Ban Outdoor Cannabis Smoking In Red Light District

Smoking weed on the streets of Amsterdam’s inner city will soon be banned, the city’s council has announced. In its red-light district, Amsterdam is prohibiting the smoking of cannabis outdoors. The prohibition is one of a series of adjustments intended to satisfy residents of the popular Amsterdam district, which draws millions of visitors per year.  […]

Amsterdam Bans Cannabis Use on Streets of Red Light District

For many tourists, Amsterdam’s red light district has long been a destination to escape the laws and restrictions of their normal lives, a place where anything goes. But the people who live there, it seems, are ready to chill out. Amsterdam’s city council said last Thursday that it will ban cannabis use on the streets […]