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Cannabis Laws in Madrid, Spain

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Understanding cannabis laws in Madrid can mean the difference between enjoying Spain’s capital city peacefully, or getting ticketed, fined, harassed, arrested, or robbed. While the cannabis laws in Madrid are liberal compared to major cities in most other countries, the following are 8 things you should know before you light up en la ciudad de Madrid. 1. Spain has Never Criminalized Personal Possession of Marijuana […]

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The Best Cannabis Club in Barcelona 2019

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Saigon is the best cannabis club in Barcelona, but you’ve probably never heard of it.  Located in the upscale district of Barcelona called Gracia, this cannabis social club has maintained its privacy and exclusivity for years, thanks not only to its discreet location, but also to direct policy.  As one of the most visually spectacular cannabis clubs in Barcelona, Saigon fuses its luxurious Asian-themed décor […]

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Madrid Cannabis Social Clubs: Fact Vs. Fiction

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Cannabis social clubs in Madrid have existed in relative obscurity for many years, but like the private cannabis associations in Barcelona, the word has gotten out about Madrid. Unfortunately, this has led to the spread of misinformation about Madrid’s cannabis clubs, and confusion about how the clubs operate, who can join them, and what types of cannabis products are being produced on behalf of members. […]

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Madrid Cannabis: Fire, or Feces?

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Rumors are circulating that cannabis in Madrid, Spain, is literally full of shit, and, like many juicy stories, there’s a small degree of truth to what’s being said. However, it’s easy to understand why some people might raise a suspicious eyebrow at these reports, which are all 100% based on a doctoral thesis published in the scientific journal Forensic Science International, before the work was […]

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Top 14 Barcelona Cannabis Club Myths Destroyed

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As a consultant working with cannabis clubs in Barcelona, Spain, I could fill a small book with myths that I’ve heard about how things work here in Catalunya and beyond. Instead, I’ll detail just the 14 most common myths that people believe about Barcelona cannabis social clubs, and I’ll describe the reality of how things actually work in Spain’s private cannabis associations. Myth #1: Cannabis […]

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Barcelona Cannabis Club Update: 2019

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The Barcelona cannabis club model is still strong in 2019, even after several years of upheavals, uncertainty, and spates of raids and other pressure from police. For most of 2018, cannabis clubs in Barcelona were largely left untouched by authorities, with the industry in the city thriving once again after several years of cautious progress. This article discusses the events of the last few years, […]

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Is it Legal to Join a Barcelona Cannabis Club?

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If you’re looking to join a Barcelona cannabis club, it might be a little confusing as to whether you can do so legally or not. This is especially true for foreigners and tourists, who often need to procure cannabis for therapeutic reasons while they are in Catalunya. Fortunately, the good news is that – as long as you meet certain requirements and follow the rules […]

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Tourists and Marijuana in Barcelona

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Tourists and marijuana in Barcelona seem to mix pretty well, whether city administrators like it or not. However, there is a lot of confusion about whether tourists can get marijuana in Barcelona, and – more to the point – if they can legally join one of the city’s many private cannabis social clubs. But because the capital of Catalunya is sensitive to foreigners, it’s important […]

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Is Cannabis Legal in Barcelona?

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The status of cannabis in Barcelona is somewhat confusing at first glance; it is neither legal, nor illegal. Cannabis in Barcelona is mostly tolerated, but not explicitly authorized, similar to the Dutch policy of tolerance. However, marijuana in Barcelona does enjoy some backing of the Spanish Constitution, giving cannabis enthusiasts a little more security than what one can expect in the Netherlands, or at the […]

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Coffee Shops in Barcelona: How to Get Membership

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Barcelona coffee shops are private by law; they are quite different than Amsterdam’s coffee shops or Denver’s dispensaries. I get several hundred emails each month from people asking questions about the coffee shops in Barcelona, and it’s obvious that there is a lot of misinformation out there. If you’re looking to get a membership at a coffee shop in Barcelona, it’s important that you understand that you will be held to a higher standard as a member. Therefore, you should commit these study points to memory so that – if you do become a member of a Barcelona coffee shop – you’ll be a valuable new member and not just a selfish turd that only cares about getting high. Read Full Story Here

9 Things You Need to Know about Cannabis Clubs in Madrid

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If you’re considering joining a cannabis club in Madrid, Spain, the following is a list of the 9 most important things that you need to know about Madrid’s cannabis clubs and how they work. Cannabis social clubs in Madrid are not at all like the coffeeshops of Amsterdam or the dispensaries of Denver, so it’s important to understand the differences before you attempt to join a private cannabis club in Madrid. Read Full Story Here

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Xmas in July at New World Organics

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BELFAST, Maine On July 31st at 10:00 New World Organics in Belfast, Maine will host its first-annual Christmas in July event.  Featuring a free barbecue, guest speakers, giveaways, raffles, and more, this is a premium mid-summer event from one of the leading Maine marijuana dispensaries. Dr. Mary, a licensed physician with the state of Maine, will meet with potential new patients and others from 11:00 […]

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Barcelona Cannabis Club President Detained, Money Confiscated, Barred from Canada for Life

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The same day that Canada legalized recreational marijuana, a Barcelona cannabis club president was detained, interrogated, threatened, had 12,000 Euro permanently confiscated, and was summarily banned from Canada forever, simply because he presides over a legitimate private cannabis club in Barcelona, Spain. This article is an important read for anyone in the cannabis industries that intends to travel to Canada; consider this a warning. Barcelona […]

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Madrid Cannabis Club Membership: What You Need

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Here we unveil the great mystery of getting membership at a cannabis club in Madrid.  Just kidding; it’s quite simple.  The main requirement for joining a Madrid cannabis club is to know someone on the inside – these are private clubs, after all.  Other than that, there are just 5 more things that you need to get membership at a marijuana club in Madrid, Spain: […]

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6 Things You Need for Membership at a Cannabis Club in Barcelona

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Barcelona’s cannabis clubs are private, members-only social clubs organized legally as Associations under Spain’s Constitutional “Right to Association.” This means that getting a cannabis club membership isn’t as simple as walking in and paying a fee. In response to the hundreds of questions I get each week about club membership, this article details exactly what you need to get membership at a Barcelona cannabis club. […]

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The Future of Spain’s Cannabis Social Clubs

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The future of Spain’s cannabis clubs is cloudy. With no regulation at all at the federal level, regional enforcement of cannabis policies has been inconsistent and confusing. But with more than 800 cannabis social clubs spread across the country, Spain can’t afford off-handed complacency any longer. To create a sustainable future for the CSC model, politicians, cannabis industry professionals, and private citizens must come together to develop a sound policy; a collaboration which may or may not be in the future of Spanish cannabis clubs. Read Full Article Here

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14 Barcelona Cannabis Club Insider Secrets

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This list of 14 Barcelona cannabis club insider secrets can help you make the most out of your membership at a private social club in Barcelona. Barcelona cannabis clubs are somewhat mysterious, but if you take the time to learn about these marijuana establishments, it’s easy to see that the Spanish model – and particularly the Barcelona model – is the best social club model in the world. However, this type of private cannabis association model is not without its share of secrets that only the most diligent club member is normally privy to – until this article. Read Full Article Here

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How to Behave as a Tourist in Barcelona, Spain

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Barcelona is sick of tourists, but not necessarily of the money they bring to Spain’s second-biggest city. Thanks to the bad behavior of tourists in Barcelona, the city and other groups are expending considerable effort developing plans to curb tourism to the Catalonian capital by sharply increasing the costs incurred by touristic businesses and the visitors they serve. If you want to visit Barcelona but don’t want to engage in the kind of behavior that is invoking the ire of locals, the following 25 pointers will help you to positively represent your home country by making a great impression – or better yet, no impression at all – on the people in control of the destiny of Barcelona tourism. Read Full Article Here

CatFAC & FEDCAC: Federations of Catalunya’s Cannabis Clubs

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Within Catalunya, some private cannabis social clubs take a political stance on marijuana regulation through membership in one of two ‘federations’ of cannabis associations: CatFAC and FEDCAC. These federations serve to lobby for cannabis regulation at the local, state and national level; they provide legal, advisory and consultancy services for the associations who belong to them, and help to organize cannabis conferences, debates, meetings and educational events. Each federation takes a slightly different yet competing political stance. Read Full Article Here