10 Things You Need to Know about Barcelona Cannabis Clubs

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I get a lot of questions from readers about Barcelona’s cannabis clubs. Questions range from “How Can I get Membership at a Cannabis Club in Barcelona?” to “Is Weed Legal in Spain?” to questions about the club’s use of personal information and many others. Of course, there’s also no shortage of questions about the actual marijuana on offer in Barcelona. Because many of these questions follow a common theme, I thought this short but direct list of the 10 most important things you need to know about Barcelona’s cannabis clubs might help shed some light on what is – by necessity – a private industry.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP NOW

(This is a preliminary application process; not all who apply will qualify for membership based on Spanish law and club policy. This process is not meant to be promotional in any way; application for membership is general and is not necessarily applied to any particular club unless the applicant fully qualifies.)

Here are the 10 most important things you need to know about cannabis clubs in Barcelona:

1.) Cannabis Clubs in Barcelona are private, not public

Don’t confuse a cannabis club in Barcelona for a coffeeshop in Amsterdam; they’re not at all the same thing. Amsterdam’s coffeeshops are public and are open to anyone at any time. Barcelona’s cannabis clubs, on the other hand, are only open to new members via referrals through existing members. These policies result in striking differences between the two:

  • Amsterdam’s coffeeshops feel like you’re hanging out at a pub or bar
  • Barcelona’s cannabis clubs feel like you’re hanging out in your own living room

If you join a cannabis social club, you can trust that your information will remain private. You won’t receive marked mail from the club, they won’t sell, give away or provide your information to anyone else, and the club won’t spam you with advertisements or offers. Why? Because it’s all private, not public.

Green Age Cannabis Club in Barcelona

Green Age Cannabis Club in Barcelona

2.) You Don’t “Buy” Weed from Barcelona’s Cannabis Clubs

When you become a member of a cannabis club in Barcelona, you are essentially part of a coalition that grows and distributes marijuana among its members. Therefore, the marijuana that’s grown belongs to all members, including you. You are required to pay for your share of what it costs to grow the marijuana and pay for the building space and other facilities, utilities, etc. These costs are recouped in a number of ways, and members generally share the cost.

This means that you’re not buying weed when you go to a smoking club. You’re simply acquiring your share of what you and other members have grown. Therefore, it is considered rude to talk about “buying weed,” and if you do so while at a club you might be corrected.

La Mente cannabis club for 10 Things Article

La Mente Coffee Shop in Barcelona

3.) You Need an ID and Address in Spain to Get a Membership

In order to get a membership at a cannabis club you must present a valid passport, ID or NIE card.  You must also register using an address in Spain; in most cases a hotel or hostel address won’t work so you will need to provide a residential address. No mail will ever be sent to the address you provide, the information will be kept strictly confidential and in most cases you are not required to “prove” your address.

NOTE: In addition to the above, some clubs may require you to allow them to photograph you for their records. If you’re comfortable with this, then go for it.

Additionally, some clubs require members to be 21 years old or older, while others accept new members as young as 18.

Abcda Cannabis Club in Barcelona

Abcda Cannabis Club in Barcelona

4.) You can Still Get in Trouble for Smoking Marijuana in Barcelona

Just because you can get weed legally in Barcelona doesn’t mean you can be flippant about it. Spanish law is very liberal in private spaces. Therefore, it’s okay to have some marijuana in your own home, or in a private club. But if you display or use marijuana in a public place and are caught, you’ll almost certainly be fined, the marijuana will be confiscated and depending on the circumstances you could be arrested and jailed.

Be smart. Just because you see people smoking joints on Las Ramblas doesn’t mean you should too.  In fact, the truth of the matter is that outside of a private residence or a club, you could be harassed and ticketed by police.  If you take cannabis out of a club (most people do) then please remember to transport it in your under garments.  Spanish authorities cannot search there without a warrant.  If you do get caught with weed in public, you will be ticketed and pay a fine, but there is no criminality involved unless you are over a threshold that most cannabis club members never exceed.

Sweet Dreams Cannabis Club in Barcelona

Sweet Dreams Cannabis Club in Barcelona

5.) Not All Marijuana at Cannabis Clubs in BCN is grown by the Club

Some clubs can’t afford the space, equipment and services required to grow fine quality marijuana. Instead, they resort to acquiring it via other means. In some cases this may involve getting weed from other clubs, or it may require cooperation with large growers out in the Spanish countryside. There are also some clubs that get their marijuana from the guys that sell it down on the beach.

Where the club acquires its cannabis may not matter to you, but it definitely does to me. After all, if I wanted street marijuana, I’d just go get it from the street guys directly and at a much better price.

The Alhambra Cannabis Club in Barcelona

The Alhambra Cannabis Club in Barcelona

6.) Not All of Barcelona’s Smoking Clubs are Created Equal

The differences from one club to the next are astounding. There are huge clubs that span three floors of a major building, and there’s clubs that are nothing more than one small room with a couple of cheap chairs. There are clubs that are located in dark basements, and clubs that are in bright new spaces. Some are themed, some are not. Some are fancy, some are dingy.

Whatever type of environment you’re looking for, chances are that you can find it at a cannabis club in Barcelona. In fact, there’s even a gay cannabis club in the city called Berry Boi, but I’ve never been able to get much information on it.

What I’ve found is that most people who are regulars at Barcelona’s cannabis clubs have memberships to multiple clubs – usually at least 5 or 6 – and frequent them all for different reasons.

Smoke Green Cannabis Club in Barcelona

Smoke Green Cannabis Club in Barcelona

7.) Most Cannabis Clubs Charge a Yearly Membership Fee

You’ll pay your fair share for the effort required to grow your marijuana and house you in a number of ways. First, nearly every club requires a yearly membership fee. This is generally 20 Euro, but can be as low as 10 Euro and as high as 50 Euro. Some clubs give membership away for free, but this is rare and often comes at a price – poor service, cruddy environment, terrible weed, etc.

It is not appropriate to negotiate or attempt to have the fee waived.  We are all members, we all need to support each other and these small fees are how we pull together to do this. You’ll also contribute a set amount per gram for different marijuana strains and hash, and for any other products or services offered by the club.

Additionally, you may want to bring a friend or family member with you to the club who doesn’t smoke, but still wants to see what it’s like.  This is completely acceptable, but this person must still register for membership to be able to enter the club, in keeping with the private nature of the clubs which is necessary for their existence.

Kush Cannabis Club in Barcelona

Kush Cannabis Club in Barcelona

8.) There are Legal Limits to How Much Marijuana you Can Acquire

This is important; there are limits to how much weed you can purchase per month in Spain. I believe the limits are something like 98 grams, which means that if you’re getting lots of weed at multiple clubs, you could be subject to investigation. Probably not, but you should know this. When you register at a cannabis club, you will be provided with information about what the limits are, and you’ll sign a form stating you’ve read this information.

You’ll be asked on the forms how many grams per week you will acquire from the club. This is not a commitment; it is merely an estimate so you are not required to collect this amount each week.  I usually write that I’ll acquire around 8-10 grams per week or up to 40 per month, and for me that’s probably pretty accurate unless I’m doing a lot of entertaining that month.

By filling out this form, you are authorizing the club to grow X grams of marijuana on your behalf.  This protects the club in the event that its cultivation operations are investigated.

Betty Boop Cannabis Club in Barcelona

Betty Boop Cannabis Club in Barcelona

9.) Cannabis Clubs in Spain Cannot Advertise Publicly

Because Spain’s cannabis clubs are private, members-only organizations, they cannot publicly advertise. This may be why so few people are aware of what’s really going on in Barcelona, how prevalent the cannabis clubs are, and that membership is available even to foreigners.  In fact, as of a recent ruling in Catalonia’s parliament in early 2015, there are no residency requirements to join a cannabis club.

If you see that a club is advertising publicly, such as someone handing out fliers or other literature or advertisements on the street, then you probably should not go to that particular club. After all, doing business with a cannabis club that’s breaking the rules is self-defeating when lawmakers in Barcelona and Spain overall still haven’t really made their minds up about cannabis clubs just yet.

If you are approached by someone on the street who wants you to join a cannabis club, you should take extreme caution as this is probably not legitimate.  Professional clubs do not send promoters out into the streets to recruit new members – they don’t need to and it’s against the law anyway.  I know some shady characters who promote clubs on Las Ramblas and the popular plazas nearby, and they’re not exactly people you want to get involved with.  Beware.

Jammin Cannabis Club in Barcelona

Jammin Cannabis Club in Barcelona

10.) Regulations for Cannabis Clubs in Barcelona are on the Way

There are close to 200 cannabis clubs in Barcelona, and they’ve all been operating under what are often confusing statutes and grey areas that make it difficult to be certain that they’re doing the right thing. Thankfully, legislators have been hard at work developing a set of standards that Barcelona’s cannabis clubs can be held to. Some of these standards are being put into effect now, while others have been reserved for systematic implementation.

This means that we can expect at least some changes to the way cannabis clubs operate in the coming months, so it’s important to stay abreast of these changes in case any of them present risk or potential problems for you, whether you’re a Catalonian or not.

Acquiring Membership at a Cannabis Club in Barcelona is Relatively Simple

There seems to be a lot of mystery about Barcelona’s smoking establishments, but the reality is that in most cases, membership opportunities are abundant. So how exactly does one go about getting a membership at a Barcelona cannabis club? If you know someone who is already a member of a club, you can simply ask them to sponsor you. If you don’t know anyone, then you’re more than welcome to strike up a dialogue with me in the comments below, in the comments on this post about my first experience at a club in BCN, or by using the site’s contact form. You can also email me directly at russ@marijuanagames.org. I’ve helped many people acquire membership at a Barcelona cannabis club, and I may be able to do the same for you.

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(This is a preliminary application process; not all who apply will qualify for membership based on Spanish law and club policy. Application for membership is general and is not necessarily applied to any particular club unless the applicant fully qualifies.)

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369 Comments on "10 Things You Need to Know about Barcelona Cannabis Clubs"

  1. guy May 25, 2016 at 00:30 - Reply

    Hey Russ,
    About the payment, beside the fee for year that i pay for the club, i will need to pay for each gram that i want for the club or the only pay is the fee for year?

    Thankes

    • Russ Hudson May 25, 2016 at 01:21 - Reply

      Hola Guy; please see item 7 in this article. Peace -Russ

  2. Anja May 23, 2016 at 22:55 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    When you go to these clubs, do you know if you are allowed to take the weed outside of the club, or can you only smoke it inside?

    • Russ Hudson May 24, 2016 at 15:17 - Reply

      Hola Anja; please see Item 4 in this article. Peace -Russ

  3. Diane May 22, 2016 at 15:47 - Reply

    Hello Russ..my name is Diane. I am very interested in joining a member collective. I am visiting Barcelona now and I was hoping you can help me get to a great collective. I hope to heard from you soon. Thank you. Peace.

  4. Peter May 21, 2016 at 10:04 - Reply

    Hi Russian going to Barcelona for moto gp in 2 weeks and don’t know anyone to refer me for a membership can I please ask you to refer me and will membership do all cannabis clubs thanks peter

  5. Tenya May 10, 2016 at 14:23 - Reply

    Hola, Russ. Thanks for your article. My name is Tenya. I’ll be visiting Barcelona next week with a friend. I’m looking for cannabis clubs, can you recommend one? Also, how to I contact you to get help joining the club? Thanks in advance.

  6. Tobias April 2, 2016 at 18:07 - Reply

    I was wondering about advertisement and cold calls. Can I call someone on the phone to sell him a membership to my club if I have a referral or we met before?

  7. Tony March 6, 2016 at 21:46 - Reply

    Hey I am in Puerto del Carmen visiting on holiday and managed to register at a club called the green bulldog with no hassle just needed a passport but I was wondering I am staying in a hotel apartment is this classed as being my private residence while I stay here so am I within my right to spark up?

  8. steven cohen February 25, 2016 at 16:07 - Reply

    Hello, I was wondering what is the situation with shatter, I have recently been to Amsterdam and while it is posible to buy it there.They only sell low grade rubish at extortionate prices.

    • Russ Hudson February 25, 2016 at 17:53 - Reply

      Hola Steven; right now most clubs are not carrying any of the more potent concentrates. Most only stock flower, hash and iceolator. Club Choko has some shatter, but I haven’t personally tried it so I can’t vouch for it, but based on their excellent proprietary strains I’d guess it’s pretty good.

  9. Sandor Baranyi February 6, 2016 at 01:45 - Reply

    Aloha, Russ I will be staying at the Rialto Hotel on April 30 to May 2, 2016, Can you recommend a couple of nearby cannabis clubs. How can I go about joining? Thanks.

  10. Shahin February 1, 2016 at 19:59 - Reply

    Hi Russ, great article it really did give me a insight. I’m flying over to BCN at the end of Feb & was wondering which is the best club. Also how do I go about joining it?. Thanks

  11. Kieron January 23, 2016 at 12:11 - Reply

    Hi Russ

    Me and a friend will be in Barca 3-7 March staying in carrer de sardenya. Do you have any recommendations of places close by?

    Thanks

  12. Wayne January 15, 2016 at 22:05 - Reply

    Hi Russ Im a medical marijuana patient with a valid 215 card in CA. I will be traveling to barcelenoa this summer, and was interested in becoming a member somehow as to have access to my medication. Thanks Russ

  13. NAZARALY JASON January 1, 2016 at 14:20 - Reply

    J’arrive à Barcelone ce soir et j’aurais besoins de parrainage pour un club et de plus d’information je suis Français
    Joignable sur mon émail jason.nazaraly98@Gmail.com

  14. Justin December 6, 2015 at 17:50 - Reply

    Hello Russ. I’m from the USA and was wondering if I could become a member if I was to visit Spain/Barcelona? And if I was to become a member,how would I go about to getting the membership?

  15. Jacob November 1, 2015 at 13:50 - Reply

    Hello Russ, I will be in Spain soon, I would love if we could talk cuz I have some questions I need to ask
    Thank u

  16. Jeff October 30, 2015 at 21:29 - Reply

    hola Russ, my name is Jeff and will be traveling to Barcelona Novemeber4th thru the 7th and would like to know more about joining a club, so thanks for the help.

  17. Mike S October 28, 2015 at 19:29 - Reply

    Can’t wait to be there on honeymoon. Hope to get in touch with ya…traveling from the US…sent ya an email…thanks …peace and love…

  18. Mick October 21, 2015 at 09:45 - Reply

    Thanks for the quick reply, will send you an email

  19. Mick October 21, 2015 at 07:42 - Reply

    Hi Russ
    I’m in Salou at the moment, the club I was previously a member of has closed down, I’m planning on heading over to Barcelona for a day trip and wondered if you could recommend somewhere for me to visit and become a member?
    Thanks
    Mick

    • Russ Hudson October 21, 2015 at 09:24 - Reply

      Hola Mick; yes, some clubs outside of Catalonia are being closed down based on local enforcement of confusing statutes. However, in Catalonia things are normal and quiet, so I will be happy to help you. Please email me at russ@marijuanagames.org and we can discuss it there. Thank you Peace -Russ

  20. karl October 13, 2015 at 19:50 - Reply

    Hey Russ, are there any bad news in BCN?
    I got the weekly e-mail-newsletter from Dr. Dou and it is about a decision of a court (bad for the clubs…).

    THX Karl

  21. Ryan October 13, 2015 at 08:08 - Reply

    Hey Russ I read your article I will be in Spain in the next 3 days anyway to get a membership I have a rec in California and I’d like to get meds in Spain any advise

  22. Gonzalo October 10, 2015 at 18:18 - Reply

    Hi Russ:
    i just wrote you a mail. I’m in Barcelona and i would like you sponsor me for a membership. In the email i told you more about myself.
    I’m looking foward for your answer.
    Thanks in advance.

    • Russ Hudson October 11, 2015 at 03:44 - Reply

      Hola Gonzalo; got your message and responded. Peace -Russ

  23. Peter October 7, 2015 at 21:29 - Reply

    Hi Russ great website very useful information thanks, im coming to barcelona next week is there any chance you can sponsor me for membership please? I sent you a email last year but you were in amsterdam at the time:-) and you couldn’t help me out so would be great if you could hook me up this time kind regards Peter

    • Russ Hudson October 8, 2015 at 10:31 - Reply

      Hola Peter! No problem; please email me 24 hours prior to your arrival in Barcelona and I will be happy to help. 😉 Talk to you soon. Peace -Russ

  24. Bonnie M October 3, 2015 at 07:55 - Reply

    Hi Mr. Hudson, I am visiting Barcelona next week and would really like to smoke while I am there. I am American do not know anyone there. This will be my first time there!!! I am coming along with another friend who does not smoke. Is it possible for me to be a member?

    • Russ Hudson October 3, 2015 at 10:47 - Reply

      Hola Bonnie; got your email and responded there. Peace -Russ

  25. Alexandra W October 1, 2015 at 13:17 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    Heading to Barcelona tomorrow with another female traveler for 5 days. Would you be able to connect us with a club that may be accepting new members?

    Thanks!
    Alex.

  26. Anthony g September 30, 2015 at 21:08 - Reply

    Hi im going Lanzarote in december,Can You help me out

    • Russ Hudson October 1, 2015 at 01:53 - Reply

      Hola Anthony; sorry mate, I don’t have any connections there. Good luck! Peace -Russ

  27. osman gunduz September 25, 2015 at 23:17 - Reply

    Is it paid service yours? If we connect with you , we will give you any commission or any clubs fee ? Thanks

    • Russ Hudson September 26, 2015 at 11:11 - Reply

      Hola Osman; I do not work for the clubs; I am just a fellow member that helps people out, so I do not charge for connecting you to the club if you qualify. As discussed in the article, most clubs charge a yearly membership fee of 20-30 Euro. Peace -Russ

  28. Simon September 14, 2015 at 15:11 - Reply

    Hi Russ,
    Arriving at Barcelona tomorrow for 6 days.
    Can you help me with a membership?
    I don’t have an address.
    Thanks!

    • Russ Hudson September 15, 2015 at 10:00 - Reply

      Hola Simon; please read my response to the comment below yours concerning the address. For all queries please use russ@marijuanagames.org Peace -Russ

  29. Wtfzor September 7, 2015 at 16:32 - Reply

    Hi,
    On your application page you ask if one can provide an address that is not a hotel, is this a requirement for getting into all cannabis clubs?
    Is it possible to join a club when staying at a hotel?

    • Russ Hudson September 9, 2015 at 14:01 - Reply

      Thanks for your comment. Under the law, RESIDENCY is not required in order to join a cannabis club in Spain. However, most clubs will require that you register using an address within Spain that is NOT the address for a hotel or hostel. This is due to “enthusiastic” and perhaps misguided interpretation of the law, but ultimately there is actually no law requiring residency and creating such a law would likely be discriminatory. So it is club policy to disallow hotel or hostel addresses, although most clubs don’t ask for address verification anyway. I hope this answers your question sufficiently. Peace -Russ

  30. patrick August 26, 2015 at 12:59 - Reply

    Hi Russ I am in Barcelona on the 10th of September for 5 day’s. I use cannabis and I have researched cannabis oil for medical use, as I have a tumour I think it may help me. Can you recommend some good clubs where I can pick up from.
    thanks.

  31. Sami August 26, 2015 at 12:30 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    Im arriving to Barcelona today 26th and leave on the 31st. Any possibility to arrange for a membership at a club? Will meet my cousin there and she lives in Granada, so a Spanish adress will be easy to give.

    Thanks!

    Sami

  32. Cameron August 18, 2015 at 17:47 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    I’m in Barcelona from the 18th-22nd and would love some help getting a membership. I sent you an email earlier today. Look forward to hearing from you!

    Thanks,
    Cameron

  33. Matthew August 14, 2015 at 16:15 - Reply

    Hey man very useful article! I have just emailed you, awaiting your response

    • Russ Hudson August 17, 2015 at 00:10 - Reply

      Hola Matthew; Thanks for your comment, I will look out for your email. Peace -Russ

  34. Jack August 10, 2015 at 19:51 - Reply

    Thank you for this very insightful article! I am out in Barcelona can you help recommend or refer any clubs? Thank you for your help!

  35. Freddie August 9, 2015 at 17:04 - Reply

    Hi Russ. I’ve read this atricle twice over to make sure I’ve understood everything. I have just pinged an email over to you and hopfully will hear from you soon

  36. ross August 9, 2015 at 15:14 - Reply

    Hey Russ, just got to barcelona, heard about the clubs and your article came up right away, it was supper helpfull, thanks. I sent you an email hoping you could reffer me to a place. Thanks!

  37. Fredrik July 24, 2015 at 15:40 - Reply

    Hi Russ, Nice article man! I am going to Barcelona this sonday. And i was wondering if i could get a recommendation on a good club?

    • Russ Hudson July 27, 2015 at 01:06 - Reply

      Hola Fredrik; thanks for your comment mate. Just email me at russ@marijuanagames.org and I will be happy to assist you with membership at one of Barcelona’s finest cannabis clubs. Peace -Russ

  38. Antony July 23, 2015 at 18:28 - Reply

    Hi Russ. Im only here for a few days. Just emailed you. Thanks. Antony

    • Russ Hudson July 27, 2015 at 01:05 - Reply

      Hola Antony; got your email and responded. Thanks -Russ

  39. Nina July 23, 2015 at 01:05 - Reply

    Hello, i have a question, is it possible to become a member in a cannabisclub if i use the address of my aunt who lives in barcelona? Thanks for the help

    • Russ Hudson July 27, 2015 at 01:03 - Reply

      Hi Nina; residency is not required; you only need to provide a regular residential address in Spain for the registration. So yes, the address of a family member or friend will be fine. If you want to make an application to join a Barcelona cannabis club, please email me at russ@marijuanagames.org. Peace -Russ

  40. Axel July 17, 2015 at 21:26 - Reply

    Hi Russ, you helped me to become a member at green age in may 2014. i am going to visit bcn again at the end of july.
    after reading your blog entry about the actions of the government to prevent bcn of becoming the next amsterdam (sucks!) iam unsure if i will run into a problem when i get to green age again.

    Do they revoke memberships if the member is not a resident of spain? Or is this rule only applied to new members?

    How does it work with the memberfee? Do they automatically exclude you if you aren’t there within a year to pay the annual fee or can you go there over a year later and just have to pay the fee before getting access to the member rooms?
    thanks for your time, we really appreciate your effort!

    • Russ Hudson July 18, 2015 at 15:05 - Reply

      Hola Axel; thank you for your comment. Most clubs offer 1-year memberships, which means that if you are not able to renew your membership in person within that time period, you will need to inscribe as a new member once again. This means you will need a current member to re-sponsor you. Additionally, some clubs terminate memberships if you do not use the dispensary for a certain period of time, for instance, 90 – 120 days. This is because many clubs put limits on the number of active members they have, and it’s a lot harder to legally justify a grow operation if an association has many inactive members.

      Residency is not required to become a member in a private cannabis association at this time. Peace -Russ

  41. David July 7, 2015 at 20:17 - Reply

    Hi russ
    Im from New zealand currently in Barcelona for 3 days but come around again on August 20 for 4 more. my misses and I would love to experience weed culture here as a comparison to home and hoping you could help us out?

  42. gerard gravois May 24, 2015 at 11:10 - Reply

    Hi Russ, I am going to Barcelona today and could use a recommendation on a preferred club. Shoot me an email about your favorite please. I am looking forward to enjoying Spain. I am not sure about the Dragon Cannabis club. What do you think?

    G. Gravois

  43. NJ May 21, 2015 at 08:20 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    Just sent you an email with the subject “Club Membership”. Thanks for the article! we’d really appreciate it if you could help us out.

    • Russ Hudson May 21, 2015 at 11:43 - Reply

      Hi NJ; checking my emails now and will respond there. Peace -Russ

  44. Thedude May 7, 2015 at 07:35 - Reply

    Hi Russ, Nice article interesting! You’re giving a lot of information that is hard to gather. I’m going this weekend to BCN with a friend, sent you a mail hope you can help 😉

    • Russ Hudson May 7, 2015 at 09:59 - Reply

      Cool, will look for your email. Peace -Russ

  45. Ion April 28, 2015 at 08:21 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    Nice article of yours.
    I am currently in BCN with no Way to get membership.
    Knowing it is right here at thé corner of the street is depressing.
    CAN you help me ?

    • Russ Hudson April 28, 2015 at 08:39 - Reply

      Got your email and will respond there. To anyone else reading these comments and looking for help, it’s best to email me at russ@marijuanagames.org, although posting your comments really does help! 😉

  46. Mark Sharpless April 23, 2015 at 22:33 - Reply

    Hey, Russ i read your page from top to bottom, i would love to check out the cannabis club there, i am going on June 29 till July 2nd, i am from south london, i was hoping you could help me out please? thanks for reading russ looking forward to your reply.

    • Russ Hudson April 24, 2015 at 08:32 - Reply

      Hi Mark; no problem; just email me at russ@marijuanagames.org 48 hours prior to your arrival in Barcelona and I will be happy to help. Until then, take care. Peace -Russ

  47. Leslie Gemora April 11, 2015 at 19:04 - Reply

    Hello, Russ!

    Greetings! I’m going to be visiting Barcelona on May 6 – May 11 and would love to check out the Cannabis clubs there. I’m from southern California. Please advise! Also, would you know about Cannabis clubs in Madrid as well? I’ll be there after Barcelona. Thanks!

    • Russ Hudson April 12, 2015 at 07:15 - Reply

      Hi Leslie; got your email and responded there. Peace -Russ

  48. junaid April 2, 2015 at 12:12 - Reply

    Hi Russ
    I just came to Barcelona yesterday from India for my post graduation and I’ll be staying for a few months so I was hoping that u could help me get a member ship I love to be peace and calm so hope u can help me thanks

  49. meital March 29, 2015 at 10:10 - Reply

    Hi Russ, I have a question, last year (Around May 2014) you helped me acquire a membership for me and my bf to the Green Age club in Barcelona.
    I registered there and now I have their “smart card” charged with a certain amount of money + I get publicity and newsletters via e-mail from them all the time.
    My question is, what happens to my membership if the next time I arrive to the Green Age it will be after May 2015 which means more than a year had passed, do I need to get a membership through you again or do I simply go there and pay for the next year without re-registering? how long a membership “lasts” if I’m not physically there to pay for the next year?

    Thank you,
    Meital

    • Russ Hudson March 29, 2015 at 11:48 - Reply

      Hi Meital; thank you for your comment. If you do not renew before the membership expires, you will need an active member to sponsor you again. However, I think you will find that Green Age has radically changed their policies, and all previous memberships that were not based on documented evidence of a rental contract in Spain have been purged. Meaning, your membership is no longer valid and you don’t qualify according to their standards to renew, unless you can prove a residence in Spain and are willing to accept the club’s 15 day waiting period. For the balance on your card, I recommend you contact Green Age directly.

      Fortunately, all you need to do is email me when you are next in Barcelona, and I can make other arrangements for you: russ@marijuanagames.org. Until then, take care. Peace -Russ

  50. Jay Lappin March 23, 2015 at 21:08 - Reply

    Hi Russ-
    My wife and I will be renting an apartment in Barcelona at the end April for a week or so, travel around a bit, and then return to Barcelona for a few more weeks before flying up the Netherlands and points north. We have heard of the possibility of joining a club in Barcelona, and as experienced users would welcome the opportunity to see firsthand the Barcelona approach to proving medicinal and/or therapeutic cannabis to responsible adults. Is there any information or assistance you may be able to provide in this regard? And is it legally permissible to enjoy cannabis on a private patio or balcony of a rental unit, or would that be considered public usage and display?
    Thanks.
    Jay

  51. Mike March 19, 2015 at 15:46 - Reply

    Hi Russ
    Im from sunday 22/03 to tuesday 24/03 in barcelona i regulary travel to barcelona would be nice if u can sponsor me for a membership in a club cause i never wanted to buy somthing on the street but i would be nice to have a relax an save place to have a good time and maybe find some nee friends

    • Russ Hudson March 19, 2015 at 15:49 - Reply

      Hi Mike; I think I may have received and responded to an email from you. If not, please email me at russ@marijuanagames.org and I will be happy to help. Peace -Russ

  52. Ben March 17, 2015 at 11:43 - Reply

    Hello Russ,
    I am booking a trip for a couple days in mid April. It will be me and my partner, I am 19 and my girlfriend is 18 and both would like to join a cannabis club as both social smokers.
    If I email you 48 hours before, would I defiantly get joined up?
    Its the main reason of coming to Barcelona.
    Regards

    • Russ Hudson March 17, 2015 at 13:02 - Reply

      Hi Ben, well nothing is definite and your age at this time is a problem. However, by mid April I may have an option for people who are under 21. All I can tell you is to email me 48 hours prior to your arrival in Barcelona and I can properly advise you at that time. Peace -Russ

  53. Russ March 12, 2015 at 15:22 - Reply

    Hi Russ, going to be going over to bcn for dabadoo and Spannabis and could do with being a member of a club for my free time! Will be arriving in Barcelona on Wednesday 18th! Can you help a fellow Russ out? Hope you can! Many thanks, Russ.

    • Russ Hudson March 13, 2015 at 14:40 - Reply

      Hey Russ; awesome name! Sure thing, just send me an email 48 hours prior to your arrival in Barcelona and I will be happy to assist at that time: russ@marijuanagames.org Peace -Russ

  54. Noha March 12, 2015 at 10:15 - Reply

    Hello Russ, my husband and I are going to spend our vacation in Spain soon. Can you help us find clubs near Girona/Estartit because I tried to find through internet but no luck.
    Also wanted to ask are clubs like the coffee shops in Amsterdam cocerning entering with childrens? because our friends are obligated to have theres with them all the time as they are babies.
    Thanks

    • Russ Hudson March 13, 2015 at 14:38 - Reply

      Hi Noha; unfortunately, I live in Barcelona and don’t have any connections outside of the city at this time. You may be able to find a club near you using our directory, but you will need to contact them directly: http://marijuanagames.org/marijuana-directory/. As far as your other question, no, children are not permitted to enter the clubs. By law, only persons 21 and older can enter, but some clubs may allow members as young as 18. Keep in mind that heavy smoking of cannabis and tobacco occurs in the clubs directly; there would be no place to shelter children from this even if clubs did allow children. However, I may be able to help if you all want to come to Barcelona. I can sponsor you at a professional cub directly, and have several contacts for safe, reliable and responsible child care. I am father to a 4 year old little girl, so I understand your needs quite well. Best of luck to you and please email me if you feel I can be of further assistance: russ@marijuanagames.org. Peace -Russ

  55. Oton Lisa March 9, 2015 at 19:20 - Reply

    hello Russ, my boyfriend and I are going to Spend our vacation in August in Barcelona how can we register in a club? and i’m 19 years old and him 22 .

    • Russ Hudson March 9, 2015 at 20:05 - Reply

      Hi Lisa; it’s too early to provide many details now, but if you email me again about a week before your arrival I will be able to better advise you at that time. Peace -Russ

  56. Chris March 4, 2015 at 18:18 - Reply

    Just dropped you a mail. Have requirements for foreigners changed then? Thanks Russ

  57. Ben March 4, 2015 at 16:17 - Reply

    Hi Russ, Ive emailed you some questions if you could please get back to me! thanks, Ben

  58. Willie February 27, 2015 at 19:32 - Reply

    Hi Russ. you are write about this, but i guess i read tour forum late. I just sent you an email. please check it.

  59. Lucas February 24, 2015 at 19:25 - Reply

    Hi Russ
    Great post, all the info I needed for my upcoming trip. My question is of course, could you sponsor for me for membership? I’ll be in BCN next week, from 1 March to the 4th.
    I’ve sent u an email directly at the address below as well.
    Cheers

    • Russ Hudson February 25, 2015 at 00:01 - Reply

      Hi Lucas; of course, I will look for your email and respond there. Peace -Russ

  60. mugur February 23, 2015 at 15:12 - Reply

    hello,
    can you help us to by marijuana oil whit plus thc?

  61. Kristoffer February 15, 2015 at 04:00 - Reply

    yo dude, can like turists become members?

  62. Russ Hudson February 14, 2015 at 00:20 - Reply

    Okay thank you

  63. Kensuke February 12, 2015 at 23:54 - Reply

    Hi Russ.
    I sent you a email yesterday.
    It would be grateful if you could help my friend out in Barcelona.
    Thanks for your assistance in advance.

  64. Tal February 4, 2015 at 08:59 - Reply

    Russ,

    Tons of great info here! BCN will never be the same for me 🙂 I’ll be in BCN end of this month for work but always like to speak the international language wherever I go. What’s the process?

    • Russ Hudson February 4, 2015 at 23:51 - Reply

      Hi Tal; thanks! Send me an email 48 hours prior to your arrival and I will assist then: russ@marijuanagames.org Until then, have a great month. Peace -Russ

  65. Josh January 27, 2015 at 15:41 - Reply

    Hey Russ. I am a member at Kush. I am curious if I can sponsor more than one person at a time or if I can only bring one person to sponsor in a trip to the club. Thanks

    • Russ Hudson January 27, 2015 at 16:40 - Reply

      Hi Josh; I am not sure about the rules at Kush, but at most clubs you can bring several friends to sponsor them for membership at a cannabis club in Barcelona, as long as they meet the requirements to join. There usually aren’t any restrictions in this regard that I am aware of. Peace -Russ

  66. Elizabeth January 25, 2015 at 17:35 - Reply

    Hi Russ! Today is my birthday and I would like to celebrate by joining a cannabis club! Could you direct me to any in or around barceloneta?

  67. Danny Lafortune January 23, 2015 at 19:00 - Reply

    Hey Russ was wondering if you can direct me to any clubs in Madrid . Thanks Danny.

  68. abooddijuju January 22, 2015 at 09:06 - Reply

    Hi Russ, just sent you an email as I’ll be in Bcn tomorrow all day.
    Thanks for your answer.

    • Russ Hudson January 22, 2015 at 09:37 - Reply

      Okay, checking my inbox now. 😉

  69. Alison January 21, 2015 at 18:11 - Reply

    Hi Russ! Thank you for all the great information provided. I am coming to Barcelona to study abroad for a semester, would I need a seperate membership in order to attend Spannabis? I will send you an email and thanks for all of your help!

    • Russ Hudson January 21, 2015 at 19:43 - Reply

      Hi Alison; thank you for your comment. I will respond via email, but I also want to reply here too so that others can see this information. Cannabis clubs in Barcelona are distinctly separate private associations. They are not connected to each other, and they are not connected to Spannabis, which is another separate entity. However, it’s no problem to become a member of a club and purchase tickets to Spannabis. Anyone wishing to do so should send me an email to russ@marijuanagames.org Thanks! Peace -Russ

  70. Nicolas January 18, 2015 at 09:49 - Reply

    Hi Russ. Thanks for all the information. Ive been here in barcelona for a few days now. And I was wondering if you knew the aproximate opening hours of the clubs and if they open on sundays as well. Peace.

    • Russ Hudson January 18, 2015 at 12:04 - Reply

      Hi Nicolas; thank you for your comment. As the clubs are private entities distinctly separate from each other, the opening times and days vary greatly from one establishment to the next. Some open early, some later, some are open on Sundays and holidays and some are not, etc. It’s best to contact the club directly to find out their hours. Keep in mind you will need a current member to sponsor you if you wish to join a club. Peace -Russ

  71. Jacob Smith January 8, 2015 at 10:55 - Reply

    Hello russ, thanks for all the information provided it should all come to good use! Me and my girlfriend are coming over for the spannabis in march and was wondering if you’d be willing enough to help us out with membership, I have emailed you also but I thought I might as well cover both, any more information/advice or anything else would be much appreciated and I thank you in advance for any help you can give 🙂 thanks, jake smith

    • Russ Hudson January 8, 2015 at 19:47 - Reply

      Hey Jake; Spannabis is amazing, I will see you there. 😉 And I will look for your email in my inbox. Peace -Russ

  72. Cyrus December 31, 2014 at 16:06 - Reply

    Hey Russ! I appreciate the information you’ve posted here, it’s quite informative and helpful. I’m interested in a membership and have sent you an email regarding said membership. If you could get back to me when you can it would be greatly appreciated. I look forward to speaking with you. Peace!

  73. Misha December 18, 2014 at 19:31 - Reply

    Hey, Russ! Good post and thanks in advance for your help. Defunately would like to experience the club environment. Will email you shortly for help… Thanks once again… MZ

    • Russ Hudson December 19, 2014 at 00:11 - Reply

      Okay cool, will see you in my inbox. 😉 -Russ

  74. THC Wiki December 4, 2014 at 05:42 - Reply

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  75. Raul November 24, 2014 at 14:52 - Reply

    Buenas tardes Russ!Yo resido en Barcelona y soy miembro de tres clubs,navegando por la red he encontrado tu blog y me ha parecido muy interesante por la información que detalla,más que nada me gustaría saber si podrías abalarme en un Club llamado La Mesa que me parece interesante y por su ubicación me iría bien, ya que me muevo por la zona del Born.
    Bueno,simplemente agradezco tu ayuda de antemano y estamos en contacto.
    Gracias.
    Saludos.

  76. John October 26, 2014 at 20:16 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    I will be visiting Barcelona with my girlfriend from the 13th to the 17th Nov for my birthday.

    I got used to weed in Mexico where it is grown in a field and you don’t mix it with tobacco but I simply haven’t come across anything like that in the UK, so I don’t tend to smoke very often. It would be massive for me if I could enjoy a relaxed spliff in legal circumstances in Barcelona.

    Would really appreciate your help with sponsorship to an amiable club. If it helps I speak Spanish fluently,

    Many thanks,

    John

  77. Bartek October 10, 2014 at 12:49 - Reply

    Hi 🙂 i’m visiting BCN in mid of january. I will live in hotel. I’m 28 yo Polish guy. Will you help me? Which clubs are foreigners friendly?

  78. Jacqueline Pelletier September 30, 2014 at 22:34 - Reply

    Hi Russ!

    My name is Jacqueline and I will be in Barcelona with my friend starting tomorrow, 10/1/2014 until 10/4/2014. I would really like to be able to go to a cannabis social club while visiting, so please let me know what I should do!

    Sorry for the late notice,
    Jacqueline

    • Russ Hudson October 1, 2014 at 11:26 - Reply

      Hi Jacqueline; I may be able to help depending on your circumstances, but it is always best to email me at russ@marijuanagames.org. Talk to you there. Peace -Russ

  79. Samantha Morgan September 24, 2014 at 13:52 - Reply

    Hi russ
    I’m coming to Barcelona in November with my boyfriend, as a surprise for his birthday. Usually I would leave this side to him as he knows more about this kind of stuff. But as it’s a surprise and we have not been before I just woundered if you could help and sponser us please, it would really help us out. Plus it would defiantly make his birthday thanks :-))

  80. Dee September 22, 2014 at 13:15 - Reply

    Hi Russ,
    My wife and I are coming to Barcelona and would really love a smoke in a chilled out comfy place, could you help us with a sponsor please? We’ve been to Amsterdam loads but this is our first trip here.
    Much love,
    Dee

  81. luke September 20, 2014 at 13:38 - Reply

    In town for one night and really would like help joining a club. Many thanks.

  82. josh matthews September 16, 2014 at 10:29 - Reply

    Hey Russ, just arrived in Barcelona yesterday. While I have just messaged the five ‘best’ cannabis clubs here I heard I need a sponser or referral. Hit me back please as my brother and I would like to experience this for ourselves. Here are the five clubs I’ve messaged so far
    *dragon cannabis club
    *the clinic Barcelona
    *Barcelona coffee shop
    *club de cannabis Barcelona
    *choko club

    I do appreciate any help you can give us while we’re here in Spain. Thanks

    • Russ Hudson September 16, 2014 at 17:10 - Reply

      Sorry, I am not a member of any of those clubs, and I am not in the country until the end of the month. Good luck! -Peace

  83. Peter September 15, 2014 at 21:17 - Reply

    Hi russ I sent you a email many thanks

  84. omar refaie September 14, 2014 at 01:04 - Reply

    HI Russ just sent you an email 😀 pls reply asap

  85. julien burlo September 11, 2014 at 17:06 - Reply

    Hi i have arrived in barcelona and cannot get a membership in any club. I was here 5 weeks ago and it was relatively simple..i joined cafe 420 but that appears to be closed. I would appreciate a sponsor to help me get a membership somewhere.
    Many thanks

  86. Manishaa September 10, 2014 at 13:21 - Reply

    I wanna id barcelona fc to join. I like fcbarca very much

  87. Tom September 9, 2014 at 21:40 - Reply

    Hey heading to Barcelona tomorrow and need some help to get my fiancé and I into one of these clubs 🙂

  88. Beau September 9, 2014 at 17:52 - Reply

    Yo!

    Just got into Barcelona.
    Looking for some help with the clubs.
    Can you send me
    In the right direction?

    Much love,
    Beau

  89. Steffen September 5, 2014 at 22:32 - Reply

    Hey, first helpfull article i found about the subject, thanks. My girl and me are in Barcelona the next days and we wanted to see some club from inside. would be great of you helping us.

    • Russ Hudson September 6, 2014 at 00:48 - Reply

      Hi Steffen; you should probably read the most recent articles on my site. If after reading them you still have questions or feel you meet the requirements, then please send me an email at russ@marijuanagames.org Peace -Russ

  90. Mike September 4, 2014 at 21:15 - Reply

    Thank you for detailed information about this subject. Me and my gf are going to Barcelona from Madrid and we are hoping to smoke time after time. If you can help us, that will be great.

  91. Alejandro Jaramillo Gómez September 3, 2014 at 09:58 - Reply

    Just sent you and email! Hope you can help me out! Thank for the detailed information.

    • Russ Hudson September 3, 2014 at 11:20 - Reply

      Hi Alejandro; OK great, I will look for your email.

  92. Laurence Dean September 1, 2014 at 19:34 - Reply

    Hi Russ,
    I’m 30 and am I’m in Barcelona until Friday and would be very thankful if you could sponsor me and recommend a chilled out club with some nice smoke? I would be very grateful.
    Thanks

    • Russ Hudson September 1, 2014 at 19:42 - Reply

      Hi Laurence; it may be helpful to read the two most recent articles on my site. If you still have questions or need help afterward, please send me an email at russ@marijuanagames.org Peace -Russ

  93. Darlene Johnston August 29, 2014 at 14:34 - Reply

    I would be very grateful if you would sponsor me. I am visiting and would like to know your suggestion for a good club in the gothic section.

  94. assaf August 26, 2014 at 08:58 - Reply

    hi, me and my friends are 25 years old and coming for a vacation in barcelona this sunday. we want a good cannabis club in the city center. can u recommned us one and tell us what we need to do in order to sign? peace

    • Russ Hudson August 26, 2014 at 11:30 - Reply

      Hi Assaf; you should go to the main blog page of this site and read some of the most recent articles…

  95. Sam August 23, 2014 at 17:16 - Reply

    Could you recommend me and my girl to the 420 social club?

    /Sam and Claudia

    • Russ Hudson August 24, 2014 at 13:11 - Reply

      Got an email from you, will respond there.

  96. Erin August 20, 2014 at 22:41 - Reply

    Hi Russ. I am looking forward to my very first excursion to the beautiful city of Barcelona. I would like to email you regarding the cannabis clubs.

  97. Michael August 19, 2014 at 18:24 - Reply

    Hi Russ, I’m in Barcelona currently and am very keen to visit/join a cannabis club. How short of notice will be required for sponsorship?

    Many thanks,

    Michael

    • Russ Hudson August 21, 2014 at 10:55 - Reply

      Hi Michael; things are a little chaotic in Barcelona (and for me on business here in the States), so it’s a little difficult to answer that question and it depends on whether you meet the current requirements. It’s best to email me at russ@marijuanagames.org to discuss. Peace -Russ

  98. Florian August 17, 2014 at 22:36 - Reply

    Hi Russ. Thank you for the great articles and your overall effort in promoting the cannabis culture! I just sent you an email. Would be great to hear from you.
    Regards
    Flo

    • Russ Hudson August 21, 2014 at 10:52 - Reply

      Hi Flo; sorry, I get a lot of emails and I can’t always associate them with the comments section – did we connect via email?

  99. Fernando viteri August 11, 2014 at 16:50 - Reply

    In barcelona now. I have a medical cannibis card from Oakland California but was flat out rejected and treated like a jerk from the club on 62 Carrer del Rec when I showed up and requested to enter club. They wouldn’tt help and seemed uninterested in my status as a patient. Leaving to tomorrow, my location is Passeig de Picasso, any help would be appreciated.

    • Russ Hudson August 11, 2014 at 20:37 - Reply

      That’s unfortunate, but I am fairly certain most clubs require you to have a sponsor even if you are a medical patient…I can’t do anything with this short notice, sorry mate.

  100. Mohammed August 10, 2014 at 19:59 - Reply

    Hi Russ, i arrived barcelona today, and im willing to stay for 1 week. Moreoever, im here with my family, so i would like to get some quality time for my self and just get high. So where do u recommend that i should go, and i would prefer to get weed on my own and smoke it in my apartment, therefore i wont have to leave and my family will be worried. Thank you

    • Russ Hudson August 11, 2014 at 15:23 - Reply

      Hi Mohammed, it’s best if you email me at russ@marijuanagames.org. As I am on an extended hiking trip in the US and that is the best way to reach me at the moment. Peace. -Russ

  101. Adam August 5, 2014 at 13:09 - Reply

    Hi Russ, just arrive from uk and will stay for few days is there any change you can sponsor or suggestion where to go or try? Thank you

    Best regards
    Adam

  102. quintin rafferty July 31, 2014 at 12:54 - Reply

    Hi Russ,my best friends dad has just been sent home from hospital because his kemo is not working. Would it be possible do you think to get cannabis oil for use as medicine for him if we were to take him to Barcelona from Ireland? Please help as we are desperate.

    • Russ Hudson July 31, 2014 at 13:32 - Reply

      Hi Quintin; I will be happy to try to help. I am not sure about which clubs (if any) have cannabis oil. Some clubs have hash, shatter, wax, dabs, etc., but very few have oil. I will send some emails today on your behalf and see if I can find a club that has cannabis oil. If I am successful I will contact you, but for now if you can send me an email at russ@marijuanagames.org so that we can more easily communicate, that will be ideal. Has your friend’s dad had radiation and surgery already? Peace -Russ

  103. Edmund Fitz July 27, 2014 at 16:34 - Reply

    Hi I found on the internet someone who offers to sponsor people for the Betty Boop club in Barcelona is it alright if I just have his first name and if that isn’t the case could you possibly help me.

  104. mia July 23, 2014 at 18:31 - Reply

    Hey! Your information was really helpful, but I wanted to ask you one thing. My sister has a membership with a cannabis club in Barcelona, but she won’t be in the city when I am. If I give the club her name and show them my ID, is there a chance I’ll be able to get a membership too? Thank you for your help!!

    • Russ Hudson July 23, 2014 at 23:35 - Reply

      What club? Did your sister agree to this? If she wants to sponsor you, she will need to be present in order to do so. But being that I have no idea what club you are talking about, it’s impossible to say. The general rule is you must be sponsored in person by a current member.

  105. Glen Weston July 23, 2014 at 11:15 - Reply

    Hi Russ I want to become a member, I’m from Australia here for 6 days, staying at the are hotel barcelona. Can you help me??
    regards glen

  106. bryan July 22, 2014 at 09:53 - Reply

    hi russ. can you help me get in. i cant email you for some reason. im here for the next two or 3days.
    Bryan

    • Russ Hudson July 22, 2014 at 13:16 - Reply

      Hi Bryan; I assume you mean “get you in” a cannabis club? I can certainly discuss it with you, but not in the comments section. Only via email: russ@marijuanagames.org. If you’re not able to email there really isn’t much I can do. Peace -Russ

  107. karim July 22, 2014 at 05:22 - Reply

    Hello im going to barcelona with my girlffriend from july 24th to july 31th. Ill be in the “CONFORTEL AUDITORI” for the 1st 3 days and from july 27th to 31th ill be in “B HOTEL” Ill be in the “confortel auditori”at arround 10pm july 24th and i would like to know if there is a cheap cannabis club arround there?
    -Can you suggest me one?
    -Can I stay late in a cannabis club?
    -How much is it to get a membership card?

    Thanks in advance for your answer. I would like to pay the membership 10e.

    • Russ Hudson July 22, 2014 at 13:16 - Reply

      Sorry, I don’t have a membership at any “cheap” cannabis clubs.

  108. jordan July 21, 2014 at 10:57 - Reply

    Hey dude im going barcelona with my girlfriend an looking on joining a club im 22 an she is 21 we both smoke back in england an was looking on trying to see some of the clubs out there how do i do it

  109. Jin July 18, 2014 at 07:56 - Reply

    Hey man! Great articles and strain reviews! I especially enjoyed the one on cheese! My friend and I just finished being at Amsterdam and we are about to go to Barcelona and then to Madrid, so reading upon the recent situation and general information were great! But I was wondering, after reading your ABCDA article, I was planning to do something similar, stand out the club and chit-chat for awhile hoping for a sponsor, but given the recent atmosphere would you consider this a smart idea?

    • Russ Hudson July 18, 2014 at 12:26 - Reply

      Hi Jin; No, that is definitely not a smart idea, and after the events of last month I doubt that it would work anyway. The best thing to do is to do things the right way and obtain a sponsor, provided you meet the normal conditions. Cheers -Russ

  110. Kopniczky Mark July 13, 2014 at 22:42 - Reply

    Hi!

    I read your article about the clubs in Barcelona and I vould love to visit one with one with my sister and I would be really thankful If you could help us get into one of these clubs! I love Barcelona so far by the way.

    Mark

    • Russ Hudson July 13, 2014 at 23:11 - Reply

      Hi Mark; Indeed – Barcelona is an amazing city! Depending on your situation, I may be able to help you, but it’s easier to discuss via email at russ@marijuanagames.org. See you there. Peace -Russ

  111. Jimi July 9, 2014 at 13:48 - Reply

    Hiya Russ, Thank you so much for your excellent articles. They really helped me understand the ins and outs of the Barcelona club scene. Please refer to the e-mail I sent you just now. thanks again.

  112. David Y July 7, 2014 at 17:31 - Reply

    Hi Russ, I stumbled upon this website while looking up information about marijuana culture in Spain. I am interested in checking out one of these private clubs in Barcelona and possibly procuring some Spanish green as well.

    I see that you’ve provided an email address to contact; is it cool if I send a request your way? Thanks either way.

    Regards,
    David

  113. Jorge R July 7, 2014 at 07:46 - Reply

    Hey Russ,

    I will be in barcelona over the next week and was wondering if you could put me in connection with one of these clubs. While I do enjoy it for recreation, I have had a herniated disc in my back for several years, and smoking helps relieve some of the pain.

    Let me know if anything is possible. Thanks!

    • Russ Hudson July 7, 2014 at 12:47 - Reply

      Hi Jorge; in general medical users of cannabis receive preference for membership, so it is possible that I may be able to help you. Best practice is to send me an email at russ@marijuanagames.org. Peace -Russ

  114. Danny July 7, 2014 at 07:34 - Reply

    Hi Russ,
    Thanks for the interesting article, I have wrote you a personal email, your advice appreciated..
    Danny

  115. Andres July 7, 2014 at 01:07 - Reply

    Hi Russ.
    Me and my friend are arriving in Barcelona, thursday the 10th of july, and we are going to be there for a week.
    We are both older than 21.
    We are curious to know, what do we have to do, for you to help us aquire a membership in a Barcelona weed club.
    Best regards, Andres

    • Russ Hudson July 7, 2014 at 12:50 - Reply

      Hi Andres; if you are specifically asking me to sponsor you at a club, it’s best to do so via email to russ@marijuanagames.org. Also, I encourage you to check out the blog on the site, where you will find tons more information about cannabis clubs in Barcelona. Peace -Russ

  116. Giacomo July 5, 2014 at 23:39 - Reply

    Hi there. My name is Giacomo and I come from Italy, so sorry if my English is not perfect:). I’ll be in bacelolona Tuesday 8 July with my friends and we would like to get some weed. May you tell me the name of some clubs which accept under 21 people, because we’re all 19.
    Thank you very much. Giacomo

    • Russ Hudson July 6, 2014 at 00:52 - Reply

      Hi Giacomo; right now there are very few clubs that permit members who are under 21. In fact, it is possible that new legislation in the coming year will make this a law, but we’re not sure yet. However, there may be an option available to you depending on your circumstances and whether you meet specific criteria or not. It’s best if you email me to discuss this in detail: russ@marijuanagames.org. Peace -Russ

  117. alex johansson July 5, 2014 at 08:52 - Reply

    Im interested in joining a club. Could you help me?

    • Russ Hudson July 5, 2014 at 11:13 - Reply

      I COULD help you, but I’m not very motivated by messages devoid of salutations and common courtesy.

  118. Andrew K July 3, 2014 at 21:05 - Reply

    thank you again for the reponse i have 2 lasr queations then i ill leave you alone haha is thi ban soley in the city of barcelona or all of spain couldnt one be open in another part of spain also are there any good websites or anything you know of for more info on clubs in spain and such thanks again

    • Russ Hudson July 4, 2014 at 02:51 - Reply

      The moratorium is for new cannabis clubs in Catalonia. I know next to nothing outside of this region. Not to be immodest, but this website is by far the most comprehensive and authoritative source of information about cannabis clubs in Barcelona. If the information you are looking for cannot be found on my site, then I honestly don’t know where else to point you. Good luck! Peace -Russ

  119. Andrew K July 2, 2014 at 21:21 - Reply

    Hello Russ Thank you for the information I appriciate it. Well i was not planning on penning one for about 14 months anyway do you think i should go ahead with it? And if.not ia there a way of getting involved growing or working at a social club?

    • Russ Hudson July 3, 2014 at 14:32 - Reply

      I’m not sure how easy it is to get a job at a club or how that process works; your best bet will be to contact club management directly and find out if they’re hiring and what the requirements are – most will be happy to talk to you about it. As far as opening a club, I really don’t know much and what little I do know will almost certainly change by next year. Nevertheless, I encourage you to make an attempt once the moratorium on new clubs has been lifted. IF it is lifted. Peace -Russ

  120. Andrew K July 2, 2014 at 20:35 - Reply

    Hey Russ thanks for the info so would it be that difficult to actually get one started I wouldnt be doing this for about 14 months or so anyway and if not any info on being involved with growing out there or working at a marijuana social club just being involved out there thanks again

  121. Jad July 2, 2014 at 20:07 - Reply

    Hey Russ 🙂 I just sent you an e-mail, thanks in advance for all your help!

    • Russ Hudson July 2, 2014 at 20:09 - Reply

      Thanks Jad, I’ll keep my eye out for it. Peace -Russ

  122. tina July 2, 2014 at 17:53 - Reply

    how is it when i want to go camping near barcelona?? is a camping ground considered a private space… or public? could i smoke in my tent??

    • Russ Hudson July 2, 2014 at 18:33 - Reply

      I’m not a Spanish lawyer, but if you are legitimately using a campground space and are inside your tent, I believe that would be construed as private and so technically you should be allowed to smoke in your tent. However, if the smoke escapes the tent and, for instance, floats over to the children’s tent next to you, then there could be a problem.

      In general, just be discreet and make sure your smoke doesn’t bother anyone else. I smoke on hiking trails and mountain tops even though it’s technically “public” space, but I just make sure that no one is around.

      Now, if you rent a caravan in a campground, then you should be all set unless the campground specifically forbids smoking inside.

  123. Konstantin July 1, 2014 at 09:58 - Reply

    Ola Russ ! Thanks a lot for your post here. Your experience is priceless.

    Now me and my wife in Sitges, is there any opportunity to help us get God blessed herb here or you can help us only in Barcelona? 🙁

    • Russ Hudson July 1, 2014 at 12:37 - Reply

      Sorry, I only have membership in clubs in Barcelona, but you can use my directory to find a CSC near you and then contact them directly. Good luck! Peace -Russ

  124. Kyle June 30, 2014 at 22:09 - Reply

    Hi Russ, My girlfriend and I will be traveling to Barcelona August 15th and were wondering how we join/get in touch with clubs. Any information or help would be much appreciated.

    Thanks

  125. dmitri June 30, 2014 at 20:21 - Reply

    привет !янедавно зарегестрировался у вас но вся переписка странным образомм исчезла если можно примите меня ещё раз в carrer de maria cubi 194

  126. Andy Sullivan June 30, 2014 at 13:14 - Reply

    hi there! hope you are well,
    travelling to Barcelona on the 23rd of July, been hooked up with two clubs (I think) but was wondering which are some of the better clubs with regards to extracts (wax, oil, et al) and also with variety of strains and good prices? thanks for your time, Andy. S

    • Russ Hudson June 30, 2014 at 13:18 - Reply

      Hi Andy; based on my experience in Barcelona, Sweet Dreams offers the best extracts and concentrates, and I know for a fact that they actually hand make these items themselves. In general most cannabis clubs in Barcelona carry at least a few extracts, but overall this is not a major focus for a lot of clubs. Hopefully this will change in the coming years, as more information is spread about the benefits of these types of cannabis products. Peace -Russ

  127. Andy June 29, 2014 at 19:50 - Reply

    Hey Russ, I just sent you an email regarding a request for sponsorship. Waiting for your response 🙂 I was wondering if we meet up in person or if you sponsor me by calling the club. Either way works for me. Which club do you think is the best in terms of highest quality bud? Thanks man, appreciate all you do.

  128. Tyler Gerard June 29, 2014 at 11:43 - Reply

    Hey Russ I’ll be in Barcelona in two days time. Currently traveling in France. Please email me so I can join one of these establishments. I’ll try to email you too.

  129. Barry Child June 27, 2014 at 16:02 - Reply

    I am holidaying in Barcelona from 15/08/2014 and was wondering if my girlfriend and I can get membership to an establishment before we go or is it better to wait until I get there. And the best place to stay near these establishments.
    Regards
    Barry Child

    • Russ Hudson June 27, 2014 at 16:14 - Reply

      Hi Barry; the only way to get membership is under specific conditions and in person, so you’ll need to wait until you have arrived in the city in order to apply for membership. Peace -Russ

  130. Oscar June 25, 2014 at 21:53 - Reply

    Me gustaria formar parte del club

  131. BrookeMahre June 25, 2014 at 19:11 - Reply

    thanks for this useful info. sent you an email!
    thank you for taking the time to educate us all!

    • Russ Hudson June 27, 2014 at 13:01 - Reply

      Hi Brooke; pretty sure I responded but if not just try again. Peace -Russ

  132. Stu June 25, 2014 at 00:27 - Reply

    Hi Russ

    Very interested in checking these out while I’m in Catalonia – sent you an email. Cheers

  133. W June 23, 2014 at 23:28 - Reply

    Great post! Just sent you an email. Thanks!

  134. Bartek June 23, 2014 at 20:29 - Reply

    Hi Russ! I’ve sent you email and I’m waiting for your reply;) Thanks for info and help. Peace!

  135. melodie comte June 23, 2014 at 15:38 - Reply

    Bonjour russ, je suis tombé sur votre site et bravo te trouve que c est bien que quelqu un face connaitre tout se qui entour la marjuana et tout ce qu elle implique.
    Je cultive moi meme depuis des en suisse par plaisir des plantes , c est passionant et cela m amene aussi beaucoup de bien physiquement car j ai de gros probleme au bassin et aucun medecin et medicament a pu me soulager apare la marjruna…
    Je suis actuellement sur barcelone et je serai tres interesser de decouvrire un club pr partager ma passion .
    Alors je vs remerci d avance si vs pouvai m aider a me faire rentrer dans un club.
    Et encor bravo et merci pr tt

  136. Andrew K June 23, 2014 at 15:26 - Reply

    Hello Russ I live in the states now and was just in Barca for 10 days amd fell in love I am am Italian citizen so apart of the EU I was curious to the process and the price to open one of these I have the Capitol amd the experience just need a little guidance thank you also do you have a FB account?

    • Russ Hudson June 23, 2014 at 16:48 - Reply

      Hey Andrew;

      Barcelona city council just passed a resolution to place a moratorium on any new cannabis clubs for at least one year. During this time they are going to research and investigate the current clubs and then will roll out further regulations next year. So it looks like opening up a new club will be a touch-and-go sort of project during the next 18 to 24 months.

      Peace

      -Russ

  137. divan June 22, 2014 at 17:32 - Reply

    Hi there Russ! Thanks alot for this info-worthy blog post. I have sent You an email and I hope to hear from You. Peace!

  138. Holly June 22, 2014 at 17:23 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    This is an awesome website. I’ll be sending you an email- hopefully you’ll answer!

    Cheers dude!

  139. DamaBCN June 21, 2014 at 16:33 - Reply

    This is a well put together blog site filled with a lot of great content about associations in Barcelona. If you get a chance check out our website for our Association. Keep up the good work.

  140. Aleks Green June 20, 2014 at 19:07 - Reply

    Good work Russ! I´ll be in touch. Cheers, Aleks Green, Marijuana International (BCN)

  141. Jason June 18, 2014 at 17:28 - Reply

    Hey Russ thanks for all you do. I’m in Barcelona and just sent you an email.

  142. Alex June 18, 2014 at 15:53 - Reply

    Hello there russ. Thanks for helping people like this. You have a big heart! Ive sent you an email and im hoping that you have the time to help another one! Peace!

  143. dean m June 14, 2014 at 12:31 - Reply

    Cheers for a well written and informative article. Just sent you an email, russ. Looking forward to hearing back from you.

    • Russ Hudson June 14, 2014 at 12:33 - Reply

      Hi Dean; just got it, will respond shortly. Peace

  144. Pov June 12, 2014 at 04:04 - Reply

    Hey Russ, great website. Just sent you an email about this coming weekend. Two thumbs up to what you do!

    • Russ Hudson June 12, 2014 at 13:56 - Reply

      OK cool; I haven’t checked in yet today but I will in the next hour and will look for your email. Thanks! Peace -Russ

  145. Seb June 11, 2014 at 15:05 - Reply

    Hi Russ ! Thanks for your article ! Really useful and interessant ! I think it’s important to respect the rules in a city where lot of strangers make trouble and where the people start to hate young tourist. I will arrive in Bcn tonight and i want to now if there’s good clubs who accept members from other countries than Spain !
    Thanks for your your answer and have fun !
    Séb.

  146. Iain June 10, 2014 at 15:35 - Reply

    Hey Russ thanks for the article. I’m studying in Barcelona for the next month and want to get involved with a club. Anyway you could help out? Thanks

  147. Mac June 10, 2014 at 00:08 - Reply

    Cool article russ can u hook me up bro
    be good to stock up on route to fib next month

    • Russ Hudson June 10, 2014 at 02:10 - Reply

      Hi Mac; no problem – I will be happy to help. Just email me the day before you arrive in Barcelona at russ@marijuanagames.org. Talk to you then! Peace

  148. Felix June 9, 2014 at 19:07 - Reply

    Hey Russ, thanks for your article, really helped a lot. Im visiting Barcelona on Wednesday for 2 weeks so i would be nice to have a smoke sometimes. It would be grate ife u could help me out. Many Thanks Felix

    • Russ Hudson June 9, 2014 at 19:36 - Reply

      Hi Felix; thanks for your comment. I will send you a message via email, so check your inbox for more information. Peace -Russ

  149. Jon vigsø June 9, 2014 at 17:35 - Reply

    Hey Russ
    I am visiting Barcelona for the Sonar festival.
    Unfortunately I do not know any members of a cannabisclub. I would be very pleased if you would help me to become a member. Thanks, Jon

  150. chris June 7, 2014 at 21:57 - Reply

    Hi Russ,
    Visiting BCN 8/6-13/6 with my son on a victory trip on his accomplishments of finishing a engineering degree.
    I’m a Rn and don’t believe smoking anything is a healthy choice. I do believe cannabis definitely has its purpose in health care and a better choice for relaxation. I am a firm believer and user of medicated edibles. I really would like to experience a club and support one as well.
    Any ideas if and where I might be able to get a hold of edibles. Helps a lot with anxiety and head aches I experience. Cheers

    • Russ Hudson June 7, 2014 at 22:37 - Reply

      Hi Chris; my congratulations to your son for his achievement! Edibles are tough to come by in Barcelona, and on the rare occasions when I have found them, they didn’t do anything for me. The best chance to find them is probably at Green Age or La Mesa – reviews for both can be found on this site. But whether they have any edibles available when you are there will almost certainly be hit-or-miss.

      I agree with you about smoking ANYTHING not being a good health choice, and to this end edibles are the best option. In Colorado they have the edibles situation figured out. But in Barcelona (and all over the Netherlands, too) the main focus is on premium flowers and concentrates.

  151. Vincent June 6, 2014 at 21:45 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    Thanks for your kind offer. It would be great if you could introduce/recommend me to a club near Placa de Catalunya. I use cannabis in the US to self medicate for a condition we can discuss if you like. Needless to say, the officially sanctioned big pharma medical treatments are nasty sh#t indeed with nasty side effects, e.g teeth falling out, 30+ Kg weight gain, etc.

    I’m in BCN today, 06-Jun, until late next week. Do you think you can help?

    Thanks,
    Vincent

    P.S. Candidly, My usage isn’t for purely medicinal purposes I find the sacred herb to be a wonderful life enhancement. And the clubs here sound like fun.

    • Russ Hudson June 6, 2014 at 23:02 - Reply

      Hi Vincent; no problem; I will be happy to help and legitimate medical users always get priority status with me and at the clubs. I will send you an email with more details, so check your inbox. Peace -Russ

  152. Yousif June 6, 2014 at 10:53 - Reply

    Hi, Im in barcalona for the day and im wondering if you can get me in one of these clubs , though im leaving tonight. Im 25 years old. Thank you

    • Russ Hudson June 6, 2014 at 12:31 - Reply

      Hi Yousif; I think I got an email from you that I have already responded to this morning, so please check your inbox. Peace -Russ

  153. Betty June 1, 2014 at 13:18 - Reply

    Heya, thanks for the info – really useful! Am coming to barca next week with a friend and would be really grateful if you could help get us sorted! Shall email the day before like you have said on other comments if that’s alright.
    Cheers.

    • Russ Hudson June 1, 2014 at 13:42 - Reply

      Sounds great Betty – we’ll talk to you then. 😉

  154. joss May 29, 2014 at 20:10 - Reply

    Hi russ, im going to be in bcn from monday untill the end of june, quick question, is the weed you buy at these clubs exclusively for use in the club? or can you take some back to your apartment and smoke it there? the apartment im staying in is meant to have a rooftop terrace that overlooks the city, would be awsome to be able to light up there.

  155. jessie May 29, 2014 at 11:05 - Reply

    Hi Russ, thanks so much for your article, it was really informative as I was finding it difficult to get any info!do these clubs also have medicinal oil? Would like to chat to you more if that’s possible? Thank you jessie 🙂

    • Russ Hudson May 29, 2014 at 11:58 - Reply

      Hi Jessie;

      That’s a tough question to answer. Some clubs do, and some clubs don’t. Some sell a lot of concentrates and run out often, while some don’t sell any concentrates and their product ages. A few clubs do it right; Sweet Dreams is an excellent example that comes to mind. But it’s really hit-or-miss, which is why so many people who live in and visit Barcelona have membership at multiple clubs. Ultimately, I prefer raw flower so I may not be the best person to ask about oils and other concentrates. If you have other questions please email me at russ@marijuanagames.org and I will address them there. Peace -Russ

  156. Elly Valentine May 24, 2014 at 13:34 - Reply

    Hi thanks for a very informative article! I am in Barcelona from Wednesday and would very much like to join a club. Do you refer people to a particular club? or is there a choice? 🙂 looking forward to hearing from you, Elly

    • Russ Hudson May 24, 2014 at 14:08 - Reply

      Hi Elly; Well, I can only refer people to the clubs I am a member of. It’s also based on your age, so there are a few variables to consider. Best thing to do is to email me at russ@marijuanagames.org and we can discuss it further there. Peace -Russ

  157. Sallie May 17, 2014 at 15:43 - Reply

    Hello Russ,
    Thank you for your informative articles. There are a lot of sites about cannabis clubs and Spain’s marijuana policy, but I’ve yet to find a clearer explanation than yours. I will be spending some time in Barcelona over the next few weeks, and I would be so grateful if you could help me become a member of a proper club. I will e-mail you the day before I arrive. Thank you so much!
    Sincerely,
    Sallie

    • Russ Hudson May 17, 2014 at 15:47 - Reply

      Thanks for your comments, Sallie! I look forward to hearing from you. 😉 Peace -Russ

  158. Phoebe May 17, 2014 at 13:26 - Reply

    Hey,
    Im living in BCN and interested in jointing a couple clubs. I’ve read most of your reviews and was leaning towards Sweet Dreams or Greenage. Im want a place that I can take my Dad (who is an authentic aging hippy from San Francisco ) that has great ambiance and maybe meet some cool people. Do you have any suggestion? Do I need a referral for the clubs I am considering and if so, how can I get one?
    Thanks!
    Phoebe

    • Russ Hudson May 17, 2014 at 13:49 - Reply

      Hi Phoebe; Yes, you need a referral to join any club in Spain; not sure if you read the article you are commenting on, but if not you should as it explains all of this in detail. I will send you private message so check your email and we can talk about it there. Peace -Russ

  159. Neil M May 16, 2014 at 21:05 - Reply

    Hey Russ,

    Great to see you helping people new to the BCN scene. I will be traveling to BCN on June 6th, staying a few days. I would like your help becoming a member of a club. I will email you the day before we arrive like you have asked others to do on this forum. Thanks again for doing what you are doing here. Peace.

    Neil

    • Russ Hudson May 16, 2014 at 21:19 - Reply

      Awesome -thanks for paying attention, Neil – I really appreciate that. I look forward to hearing from you on June 5th. 😉

  160. Flora May 13, 2014 at 22:51 - Reply

    Hey Russ 🙂 V helpful article so thanks a lot! I will be in Barcelona for two months from 10th June, would it be possible for you to help me get a membership? Take care- Flora

    • Russ Hudson May 13, 2014 at 23:02 - Reply

      Hi Flora; Of course – I will be happy to assist you when you are in Barcelona. Just email me the day before you arrival at russ@marijuanagames.org and we’ll go from there. Peace -Russ

  161. naz May 7, 2014 at 06:54 - Reply

    Hey Russ! I’ll be in barcelona end of the june for language school (coming from turkey)and probably i will stay in a some kind of student dormitory. i really dont know how things work there .Can you help me to get membership cuz i dont know anyone from barcelona . One more thing is can i use marijuanna at my dorm room? Is it a private area like home?

    • Russ Hudson May 7, 2014 at 12:40 - Reply

      Hi Naz; whether you can smoke in your dorm rooom or not depends on the rules set by whomever owns the dorm. So it’s hard to say, but you can certainly smoke in the clubs! All you need to do is email me the day prior to your arrival in Barcelona at russ@marijuanagames.org and I will make the necessary arrangements then. Peace -Russ

  162. Maral May 6, 2014 at 15:16 - Reply

    Hi Ross,

    I’ll be visiting spain from canada at the end of may. Would it be possible for me to get a membership? Please let me know if i can email you to get some more information!

    Thank you

    • Russ Hudson May 6, 2014 at 17:38 - Reply

      Hi Moral; sure, I will be happy to assist you. All you need to do is email me the day prior to your arrival in Barcelona at russ@marijuanagames.org. Until then, take care. peace -Russ

  163. Tommy May 3, 2014 at 12:42 - Reply

    Hi Ross, im wondering if there are any Cannabis clubs in Valencia, Spain that you can recommend im planning to go there in December.

    Thanks! 🙂

  164. Lorenz May 1, 2014 at 09:54 - Reply

    Hi Ross, i’ll be in barcelona in the middle of june. My hotel is at Carrer de Sancho de Ávila, 22
    08018 Barcelona, Spain, i think the neighborhood called Sant marti. Can you recommand me some shops near that area?

  165. Jack April 27, 2014 at 18:47 - Reply

    Hello Russ !
    Do you know clubs in llorent de mar ? Or near that village ?

  166. MrGreen April 22, 2014 at 19:04 - Reply

    Great article! I will be sending you an email in a few days time. I will arrive to Barcelona next monday. I will be staying in Arco de Santa Eulalia 1. I know one club nearby but I was wondering if you could recommend some other clubs too. I’ll get back to you soon.
    Keep up the good work!

  167. Paul April 22, 2014 at 11:33 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    I’m from UK and own some land near Barcelona, I’m currently building a home there and seriously considering opening a cannabis club in the city. Do you have any advice for someone wishing to start a club legally and safely within Barcelona. I’m a highly expierenced grower of over 10 years and would love to put my experience into producing quality weed in a friendly club for everyone to enjoy. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.

    • Russ Hudson April 22, 2014 at 14:17 - Reply

      Hi Paul; there is new legislation/regulation coming to the cannabis club scene in Barcelona. These regulations will likely pass in late May or sometime in June, and it’s difficult to say what exactly they will be comprised of. Therefore, I really can’t provide any advice at this time except to wait and see what happens with the new regulations… Peace -Russ

    • B May 13, 2014 at 14:51 - Reply

      I’m also from the uk and recently deciding wether or not to head out to Barcelona to set one up myself, please get in contact if you decide to go through with it

  168. patrick April 16, 2014 at 17:04 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    I am currently in Barcelona, how would I become a member?

    Thanks,

    Patrick

  169. joppes April 14, 2014 at 19:30 - Reply

    Hello Russ, i will be going to Sevilla for the feria, do you know any clubs in Sevilla? help would be greatly appreciated as i dont feel safe taking it from amsterdam on the plane…

    • Russ Hudson April 14, 2014 at 19:37 - Reply

      Hi Joppes; I don’t know of any clubs personally, but you can check the directory on my site to find out if there are any clubs and how to contact them: http://marijuanagames.org/marijuana-directory/ Also, I hear often about people that freely take cannabis from Amsterdam to Barcelona without any problems, primarily because both regions have liberal marijuana laws. I’ve never done it so I can’t vouch for the practice, but as I said many people do it without any problems. Just make sure you don’t have a layover or transfer in a non-420-friendly country. Good luck and hit me up if you find yourself in BCN! Peace ~Russ

  170. Kathrin Herppich April 13, 2014 at 13:03 - Reply

    Dear Russ, we will come at 16. April and we will stay for 6 days in barcelona. We´ll have a residence in barri Gotic. Do you have an idea where there is a nice club in the near and can you help me to come in?
    best regards kathrin

    • Russ Hudson April 13, 2014 at 14:06 - Reply

      Hi Kathrin; Yes, there are several clubs in the area, and I will be happy to sponsor you for membership at one when you arrive in Barcelona. Just check your email for more details. Peace ~Russ

  171. Guy-D April 12, 2014 at 18:23 - Reply

    Hi Russ: great article! I”ll be arriving to Bcn this coming Thurs. Apr. 17 w/ my wife. We”d like to check out a nice easy going club, if possible the Green Age which you recomended. thanks. Take care man!

    • Russ Hudson April 12, 2014 at 22:27 - Reply

      Hello again Guy; yes, I will be happy to assist you with membership. Check your email for more details. Peace ~Russ

  172. matterm April 12, 2014 at 03:13 - Reply

    Hey man, great article. Appreciate the thoroughness.

    I am in Barcelona the first 2 weeks of June and I am looking on locking up a spot to grab some weed.

    Any advice? Places you can direct me? Thanks in advance, I left my email.

    • Russ Hudson April 12, 2014 at 13:09 - Reply

      Hi Matt; No problem; just send me an email at russ@marijuanagames.org the day before you arrive in Barcelona and I will make the necessary arrangements for you to join a club. Until then, take care. Peace ~Russ

  173. B April 12, 2014 at 01:36 - Reply

    Hi I’m in Barcelona for one more day where do you recommend to go?

    • Russ Hudson April 12, 2014 at 02:16 - Reply

      Hi B; well it depends on your age and personal tastes, but I have some favorites that I can recommend. Check your email for more details. Peace ~Russ

  174. Dan April 8, 2014 at 13:28 - Reply

    Hi Russ, I would like to set up my own cannabis club in Barcelona but have no idea of how to go about it. Any information would be great!! Thanks, Dan

    • Russ Hudson April 8, 2014 at 13:29 - Reply

      Hi Dan; new legislation and regulations for cannabis are coming to Barcelona in a month, so I can’t really give you any good advice until it passes or fails. Keep your eye on the news and hit me up again in June. peace -Russ

  175. Simon April 8, 2014 at 09:49 - Reply

    Hi Russ,
    I’m going to be coming out to Spain in July and would like to know how to obtain a membership/licence to start growing out there!

    Many thanks

    • Russ Hudson April 8, 2014 at 13:26 - Reply

      Hi Simon; new legislation and regulations for cannabis are coming to Barcelona in a month, so I can’t really give you any good advice until it passes or fails. Keep your eye on the news and hit me up again in July. peace -Russ

  176. joely April 7, 2014 at 00:08 - Reply

    Hi Russ, i’m going to Barcelona in 2 weeks time any chance of any help please mate… thanks!

    • Russ Hudson April 7, 2014 at 01:49 - Reply

      Hi Joely; Of course, I will be happy to assist you. Just send me an email at russ@marijuanagames.org the day before your arrival in Barcelona and I will make sure you’re sorted. peace -Russ

  177. Guy-D April 6, 2014 at 22:35 - Reply

    Hi Russ: your article is very helpfull. I’ve been smoking for 37 yrs. now -but never in Barcelona.As you mentioned – can you help me become a member in a nice, mellow club? I’ll be staying at Av.Diagonal +Carrer de Lepant. So if there’s a cool club around that would be great! Thanks +have agood one.

    • Russ Hudson April 6, 2014 at 23:48 - Reply

      Hey Guy; thanks for your comment. I will be happy to help. Are you in Barcelona now? Check your email for more details. peace -Russ

  178. Sankao April 4, 2014 at 23:46 - Reply

    Thank you much appreciated i will be in touch

  179. Sankao April 4, 2014 at 20:46 - Reply

    Russ am in barcalona next month could you help me with a club membership please dude. Will be much approciated ofaqqrgyla

    • Russ Hudson April 4, 2014 at 20:58 - Reply

      Hi Sankao; No problem. Just send an email to me at russ@marijuanagames.org the day prior to your arrival and I will be happy to assist you. Peace ~Russ

  180. andre April 3, 2014 at 16:41 - Reply

    hi Russ!!! what u wrote is great! it would be awesome if u could help me and my friend in our first trip in cannabis social club, especially something near to “Kabul hostel”. Ur favourite, green age, is far away from that hostel? thx thx thx 😉
    Andre.

    • Russ Hudson April 3, 2014 at 16:48 - Reply

      Hi Andre; sure, I will be happy to help you. Are you in the city now? Just tell me when you would like to go and I will make the necessary arrangements. Peace ~Russ

  181. dean March 28, 2014 at 22:38 - Reply

    Hi, mate heading over at the start of May and was wondering if could get some help and info in joining 1 maybe 2 different clubs. Head RDM is really good but apart from that don’t know much really. Staying just off la rambla. Thanks in advance

    • Russ Hudson March 29, 2014 at 01:51 - Reply

      Hi Dean; thanks for checking out my site! My favorite club in Barcelona is Green Age and I strongly recommend it. You can read about this club here: http://marijuanagames.org/barcelona-cannabis-club-review-green-age/ There are some other good ones too. My suggestion is to simply email me the day before you arrive in Barcelona and I will be happy to assist you. Until then, take care. Peace ~Russ

      • dean March 30, 2014 at 10:30 -

        Thanks russ, will be in touch

  182. John March 28, 2014 at 21:03 - Reply

    Russ,

    Just wanted to check if you received the email I just sent.

    • Russ Hudson March 29, 2014 at 01:49 - Reply

      Hi John; I sure did, and I responded just a few minutes ago. I’ll talk with you more there. 😉

  183. Sam March 28, 2014 at 17:31 - Reply

    Hey Russ,
    Thanks for the info. Anyway I’ll be in Barcelona from 3/4-5/4… where should I sign up?

  184. Carole March 27, 2014 at 19:45 - Reply

    Hi, I’m Carole from UK and staying near les rambles, only here til Sunday. Any chance you could get me an introduction for a club nearby? Help much appreciated.

    • Russ Hudson March 27, 2014 at 19:46 - Reply

      Hi Carole; sure thing; check your email. 😉

  185. Clément March 26, 2014 at 13:35 - Reply

    Hey Russ ! First of all congratulation for your website ! Very coooool, interesting and helpful.
    I’m contacting you for information, so i’m 20, from france and i will come barcelone in April.
    Before find your website i managed to contact 2 canabis club ( and they agree that i come ) the two club is : LA RAMBLA DRAGON and A.L.A, do you know this club ? Are they good ?.

    Clubs in your review are really cool and good but the minimum age is 21 ….. So do you know a good club in the same spirit with a 18 minimum age ..?

    Sorry for my bad english … Keep this up for you website !! Thanks

    • Russ Hudson March 26, 2014 at 13:55 - Reply

      Hi Clement; Sorry, but many of the clubs in my reviews allow members who are 18+. Alhambra, for instance, is where most people who contact me under the age of 21 ultimately get membership without any troubles. I am not familiar with A.L.A., but I am familiar with Dragon and recommend the club for people who like very tourist-oriented places. Personally, that style is not for me. However, there’s nothing that says you can’t join more than one club and try out different styles to find out what you like.

  186. Lauri March 13, 2014 at 22:21 - Reply

    Hi Russ!

    I am staying in Barcelona for a week. In a hotel at carre de balmes, not too far from la rambla. Any good clubs you recommend nearby?

  187. Adam March 4, 2014 at 18:08 - Reply

    Hi Russ!
    I have also tried to contact you for a few days. All my emials bounce back and I have tried sending from both gmail and hotmail.

    I’m in Barcelona at the moment but will stay a while so no worries but you should know it’s impossible to contact you at the moment.

    Today I discovered a ABCDA club in carrer de mar in Barceloneta! Don’t know if you know about it since your review was for a different address. Would be great to get into tjat one since its very vlose to the beach.

    Keep up the good work!

    • Russ Hudson March 4, 2014 at 21:28 - Reply

      Hi Adam;

      Yes, I did know about ABCDA in Barceloneta; it is a different branch of the one in my review. It’s very small and just meant for quick in-and-out service. Anyway, I will hit you up on email.

  188. Alex March 4, 2014 at 02:30 - Reply

    Hi Russ, I love your articles. I sent you an email a while back, but it never went through. Would you mind emailing me so we could discuss memberships when I come to visit Barcelona in the summer?

    Thanks so much, keep up the good work!

  189. Scott March 3, 2014 at 01:30 - Reply

    Hey Russ, awesome article man very handy indeed. Me and 3 mates are doing a trip around Europe in July/august and would be looking to join a club. Any help you could offer would be much appreciated!

  190. Cláudia March 2, 2014 at 16:45 - Reply

    Greetings Russ!

    So I’ve reading your articles (How to get marijuana in Barcelona and 10 Things you need to know about Barcelona Cannabis Clubs) and I have some questions I wish you could answer. I would also like to know if you could help me suceed in getting a membership card. Could you maybe contact me through email? Or can you give me one so I can contact you? Thank you and great website! 🙂

  191. David February 27, 2014 at 02:09 - Reply

    Hi Russ,
    Great site!!!
    I tried to contact you by email but it bounced back today. Did you get it?
    Thanks

  192. martin February 26, 2014 at 12:57 - Reply

    Hello russ, we are visiting barcelona from today till saturday and want to join a social club. Can you help us here?? Please contact me directly be email. Thanks and regards martin

  193. indalo February 22, 2014 at 16:24 - Reply

    Hi Russ. Same question as Mr. Celli, but in the Costa Almeria region

    • Russ Hudson February 22, 2014 at 16:56 - Reply

      Hi Sharon; I’m not familiar with that region, but our marijuana directory should be helpful. Just search by the specific towns you are looking for weed in.

  194. Geoff February 19, 2014 at 13:49 - Reply

    Hey Russ. Just got to hotel santos porta fira. Totally hoping you could point us in the right direction !

  195. Sam Kirk February 16, 2014 at 14:32 - Reply

    Brilliant thankyou Russ do I just comment on this to get in touch with you

  196. Sam Kirk February 16, 2014 at 14:27 - Reply

    Hey Russ could you help me with a membership

  197. Sam Kirk February 16, 2014 at 14:25 - Reply

    Hey Russ am coming to Barcelona in May and I was hoping you could help me with a sponsor would be great to hear from you for some info thanks

    • Russ Hudson February 16, 2014 at 14:27 - Reply

      Hi Sam;

      Great, we look forward to seeing you in BCN! It’s too early to arrange anything now, but if you email me the day before you arrive in the city I will be happy to assist you. peace -Russ

  198. Victoria Keil February 16, 2014 at 14:21 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    My boyfriend and I just arrived in Barcelona and are staying for the week. We are looking for some marijuana and the Cannabis Clubs sound perfect but we are just visiting for a short period of time. If you could e – mail us with some suggestions that would be much appreciated.

    Cheers,

    Victoria

    • Russ Hudson February 16, 2014 at 14:22 - Reply

      Hi Victoria;

      The only safe and legal option I know of is for one of you to join a club, get what you need, and then bring it wherever you want. I’ll send you an email to see if I can be of assistance. Peace -Russ

  199. Tomas February 14, 2014 at 20:22 - Reply

    Hi Russ.
    Thank you for a very informative article. Just what i needed 🙂
    Im in Barcelona for a few months and would appreciate getting a reference/sponsor for a club, if possible.

    Im staying in Born, near Jaume metrostation.

    Regards,
    Tomas

    • Russ Hudson February 14, 2014 at 21:10 - Reply

      Hi Tomas;

      Thanks! Are you in Barcelona now? I’ll send you an email with more info. peace

  200. Ee February 12, 2014 at 18:29 - Reply

    Hi Russ,
    Thanks for the info on this website, just wondering if I could get some more info!
    Cheers
    🙂

  201. Moussa February 12, 2014 at 15:15 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    I have sent you an email, appreciate if you can assist me 🙂 all the above comments sounds cool but still need your assistance,

    thank you

    • Russ Hudson February 12, 2014 at 15:32 - Reply

      Whoops, just caught this now, but I actually already replied via email. 😉

  202. maif777 February 5, 2014 at 19:01 - Reply

    Hello Russ! I moved to Barcelona this year, and I am interested in getting a membership, and after reading some of your reviews I was thinking about 420 club. If you can help me with that, please contact me . Thank you 🙂

    • Russ Hudson February 5, 2014 at 19:16 - Reply

      Hi there! Congrats on moving to Barcelona – isn’t it an incredible city? 420 club is great too, I’ll send you some more details about it via email. Thanks for stopping by! Peace -Russ

  203. Nicholas January 27, 2014 at 20:04 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    Thanks for all of your information. I’ve read a bunch of your articles and they’re very helpful.

    I arrived in Barcelona last week and I’ll be here for the next 6 months with several other people who will probably also want to go to the clubs. How soon after I get membership would I be able to sponsor them and is there a limit to sponsorships?

    Also, are you able to suggest some good ones based on my preferences? Somewhere central, fairly intimate and very cosy would be great. A friendly kind of place that just feels like someone’s living room. If not, no worries.

    Thanks for your help,

    Nicholas.

    • Russ Hudson January 27, 2014 at 21:49 - Reply

      Hi Nicholas;

      Ah! Good questions. I thought I covered everything in the post, but this is a good point. Once you become a member, there is a 24-48 hour waiting period for most clubs. Some might require a longer waiting period, but I haven’t run into any of those yet. After the waiting period is over, you may sponsor your friends for membership. I’m not certain about limitations but as with all things related to cannabis right now, we want to keep things quiet and discreet until the powers-that-be pull the stick out of their asses.

      The three most centrally-located clubs that I recommend the most are Alhambra, 420 and Dragon. Anyway, I’ll send you an email and we can discuss it more. Thanks for stopping by!

      Peace
      -Russ

  204. PAM January 26, 2014 at 19:26 - Reply

    VERY INFORMATIVE FOR US THANKS SO MUCH, MY HUSBAND AND I WILL BE VISITING IN APRIL 16-18 AND ANY HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED

    • Russ Hudson January 26, 2014 at 19:41 - Reply

      Hi Pam;

      Thanks for your comment! You’re coming to Barcelona right after spring break, so your timing should be pretty good. 😉 I’d be happy to help you, just email me the day before you arrive in BCN and we’ll go from there. Until then, PEACE -Russ

  205. Adam January 25, 2014 at 14:39 - Reply

    Hi Russ!

    I’ve read all of your articles and reviews of clubs the last few days. Good job!

    I’m going to Barcelona in mid february and will be staying for three months. I dont know anyone there and can only speak a few words of spanish. It would be great if you could sponsor me for atleast one of the top clubs. I’m also interested in joining a club with spanish lessons (are there any more than Kush offering this?).

    Have a nice day! Kudos for your work!

    • Russ Hudson January 25, 2014 at 18:46 - Reply

      Hi Adam;

      Thanks for checking out the site!

      Yes, a number of Barcelona’s cannabis clubs offer Spanish lessons in addition to Kush. I’ll check it out and let you know prior to your arrival. Just email me the day before you arrive in BCN, and I’ll take care of everything.

      Peace

      -Russ

  206. Nickolas January 24, 2014 at 19:34 - Reply

    Hey, I’m visiting Barcelona, early feb an d looking to have a nice smoke before taking in the culture and architecture, i’d appreciate it if you could hook me up with a sponsorship!

  207. ANDY January 23, 2014 at 07:08 - Reply

    Hi Russ

    Amazing article!
    myself and fiancee just arrived Barcelona last night
    & tried to have somewhat herbal enjoyment 🙂

    I;m currently stay at the hotel near Catalunya area.

    Please help us out the get some herbals (don’t matter club membership or just get some herbals). Since we are from Dubai we need it haha

    • Russ Hudson January 23, 2014 at 14:13 - Reply

      Hi Andy;

      Welcome to Barcelona! How long will you guys be around for? I’d much rather see you get sponsored for membership than buy off the street, so look for an email from me with more details.

      😉

  208. Michaela January 22, 2014 at 20:14 - Reply

    Hello Russ!
    Nice articles, I LOVE Barcelona and planning on returning in March around Spannabis. I’ve heard about these clubs and would be great if you could help me with a membership! Hook me up with some details?

    Saludos desde New Mexico! 🙂

  209. John Christopher January 22, 2014 at 19:02 - Reply

    Hello Russ,

    I’m a relatively recent Barcelona resident, and I only just heard about the clubs. Since I don’t know too many people yet, I’m not sure how to go about joining one. So I was wondering if you could help me out?

    Great work you’re doing!

    JC

  210. Andrew January 18, 2014 at 17:11 - Reply

    Hey Russ

    I’m going to be staying in Barcelona for the next few months and wanted to look into getting a membership. Ideally if there was something in the sagrada familia area with decent prices. Let me know if you can help me out!

    • Russ Hudson January 18, 2014 at 18:18 - Reply

      Hi Andrew;

      Cool, the Sagrada Familia area is nice. Are you in Barcelona already? If not, when will you arrive? I’ll send you an email with more details.

  211. R.C.C January 17, 2014 at 18:30 - Reply

    Evening Russ,

    May I first say thank you for the information that you provide here on the website, this is truly amazing insight which has changed my view of Barcelona and Spain completely.

    I am looking to take a holiday to Barcelona from the UK in the upcoming weeks. Would I be able to ask you for a reference to a Club?

    Best Regards,

    R.C.C

    • Russ Hudson January 17, 2014 at 20:02 - Reply

      Hi Robert;

      Thank you for your comment. I’ll send you an email with more details about getting a cannabis club membership in Barcelona.

  212. Colin January 16, 2014 at 00:44 - Reply

    Hi Russ

    Nice article man. I’m not In Barcelona till October but if you could hook me up with a club near Aribau, 226, Sarrià-St. Gervasi, 08006 Barcelona. I like to be prepared mate.

    • Russ Hudson January 16, 2014 at 00:52 - Reply

      Hey Colin; thanks! Just hit me up the day before you arrive and I’ll get you sorted, no problem. Until then, peace!

  213. mrcelli January 10, 2014 at 17:20 - Reply

    Hi Russ,

    I’ve just moved to live in Madrid from the UK.

    can all the above be related to Madrid CSC or are you aware of any major difference?

    I’d love to stop buying it off the streets. but more important is the fact that with the annual fee you allow CSC to give free weed to people who actually need it for medical purposes…

    Do you have an address to give me of a CSC in Madrid?

    thanks!

    • Russ Hudson January 10, 2014 at 17:30 - Reply

      Hi Mr. Celli;

      I am not 100% certain, but I believe the laws are applied the same across Spain. The cannabis clubs in Barcelona exist because of liberal privacy laws in Spain, which are the same in other regions. So I believe clubs should operate pretty much the same in Madrid. I’ve never been so I can’t be sure which clubs are good, but we’d love to hear about it if you check one or two out! Here’s two sources from our directory which you can use to find cannabis clubs in Madrid:

      1.) Name: FIA – Federación Ibérica Antiprohibicionista (FIA – Madrid)
      Business Listing Type: Madrid
      Address: Magdalena, 29 – 2º izda. 28012 Madrid
      Contact Email: antiprohibicionismo@yahoo.es
      Phone Number: 637 13 08 70

      2.) Name: Asociación de Estudios sobre Cannabis Sur de Madrid (AECANSUR)
      Business Listing Type: Madrid
      Address: Porto alegre 4 posterior local 4 28925 Alcorcón
      Contact Email: aecansur@hotmail.com
      Phone Number: 916 10 20 91

      Please let us know what you find. 😉

      Peace

      -Russ

  214. Nancy January 10, 2014 at 12:05 - Reply

    Keep up the good work Russ, this article is just about what was missing to help people understanding the scene in Barcelona!

    • Russ Hudson January 10, 2014 at 12:12 - Reply

      Thanks, Nancy!

      • Will gartner January 9, 2015 at 17:15 -

        I don’t know if you have heard about MR GREEN that offers successful cannabis tours around Spain for tourists or locals. I contact him looking for a tour in Spain and he said to me that he will give me the tour and take to a good club. DO NOT CONTACT MR GREEN FOR CANNABIS PRIVATE CLUBS TOURS, this guy kept the money and never replied back, I bet I’m not the only with a bad experience with this guy but I’m writing this to warn you guys about MR GREEN. Bless

      • Russ Hudson January 9, 2015 at 18:54 -

        Warning received, thank you. A number of people have reported being ripped off by Mr. Green, so you are not the only one. Sorry mate. Peace -Russ