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On the way to legalization: The Netherlands is expected to allow cannabis to grow in kopicops

The lower house in the Netherlands on Tuesday approved the bill to grow cannabis for distribution and sale in the cannabis shops in Amsterdam and other cities. The goal: Quality control on the product, now acquired illegally.

In the 1976 cannabis shop first opened in Holland and since the state is known for attracting those wishing to benefit from the free cannabis.

Although the sale and purchase of cannabis in the same Kopishops is permitted (even if not entirely legal), the growth of the product that was finally sold freely is considered a legal prohibition.

This situation is made all the shopkeepers cannabis offenders once they purchased the illegal cannabis supplier to come with merchandise store, then "became" Needless cannabis.

A new bill Filed on this subject This summer, he won the support of a majority of the Dutch parliament, which hopes to solve this illegal mess and go a step further towards the complete regulation of the cannabis market for recreational purposes by law.

This morning (Tuesday) confirmed as expected Dutch lower house of parliament as stated in the bill, which now will be tabled in the legislature additional upper (Senate) - where it is expected to be approved.

The bill was passed most closely 77 73 supporters in front of opponents.


Cannabis fines

(Starting with 1 in April 2019)

Based on a figure revealed by Minister Erdan. Police refuse to reveal official figureDetails here)

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