Spain’s Cannabis Clubs Hit Hard by COVID-19

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Cannabis clubs in Spain have been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, with some clubs losing up to 60% of their membership, and nearly all no longer offering any “social” aspects of traditional cannabis social clubs. Consequently, the coronavirus pandemic response has effectively killed – for now – the original intent and spirit of these private marijuana associations.

How to Get Weed in Barcelona, Spain

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Figuring out how to get weed in Barcelona can be a little tricky, but this guide will help you to easily – and safely – find weed in Barcelona. With hundreds of private smoking clubs, a thriving black market, and a relaxed attitude toward possession of small amounts of cannabis, getting weed in Barcelona is a simple task; especially when compared to other major cities in Europe.

Coronavirus Protocols at Amsterdam Coffeeshops

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Coronavirus protocols at coffeeshops in Amsterdam vary significantly from one shop to the next, with rigid enforcement of stringent practices in one cannabis shop, and virtually no protocols at another.  Official policy in Amsterdam is somewhat loosely enforced, and it is precisely this that has led to the inconsistent COVID-19 practices at cannabis coffeeshops throughout this ancient Dutch city.  If you plan to visit coffeeshops in Amsterdam during the pandemic, this article details exactly what you can expect; the unexpected.

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Is Marijuana Legal in Spain?

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Is marijuana legal in Spain? It’s not easy to tell, but the short answer is yes – marijuana is legal in Spain– but only under specific conditions. Because of lenient privacy laws, marijuana is legal in all of Spain for personal consumption. While the acquisition and consumption of cannabis pose different and somewhat complicated scenarios for the average consumer, the uncomplicated response to “is marijuana legal in Spain?” is yes, but only in private.

Corona Virus Protocols at Barcelona Cannabis Clubs

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Coronavirus protocols at Barcelona cannabis clubs are similar to many other businesses in Spain that have reopened since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Notwithstanding the fact that these and other establishments may be shut down once again as the projected second and third waves of the virus gather strength, protocols currently in place at cannabis clubs in Barcelona include the use of masks, hand washing, social distancing, reduced hours, limited stays/visits or take-out only, and other easy-to-follow guidelines as discussed below.

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Cannabis Clubs in Barcelona, Madrid Officially Re-Open

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The COVID-19 lockdown in Spain is finally easing, with cannabis clubs in Barcelona, Madrid, and other cities re-opening under a controlled, phased plan. This comes as a sorely needed reprieve after Spain cutoff medical and recreational cannabis users for months during the pandemic by declaring cannabis non-essential. However, authorities deemed alcohol and tobacco essential, setting off a row between cannabis supporters and central and local governments. Fortunately, as of today, members of social clubs in Spain can now safely access […]

Medical Marijuana users in Spain Cutoff during Pandemic

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Spanish Authorities deem Tobacco Essential, Cannabis Non-essential BARCELONA, Spain – Patients blocked from acquiring medical marijuana during Spain’s strict COVID-19 lockdown are increasingly resorting to the black market, while tobacco shops and liquor stores have been deemed essential and allowed to remain open. This discrimination is especially poignant in Barcelona, where more than 300 cannabis clubs have been shuttered, leaving thousands of medical users to suffer from their conditions without relief. In Barcelona’s quiet residential district of Horta, the president […]

Are Barcelona Cannabis Clubs Dangerous?

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The politically-mandated shrouds of secrecy that surround private cannabis social clubs in Barcelona can sometimes cause people to question just how safe these smoker’s clubs really are. With hundreds of cannabis clubs in Barcelona – some registered and some not – the city is host to many of the best social clubs in the world, and to some of the worst. However, in general, even the low-quality, touristy cannabis clubs in Barcelona are safe, but in this article, I’ll detail […]

Top 13 Barcelona Restaurants for Stoners

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This list of the top 13 restaurants for stoners in Barcelona takes into account the significant flavor and aroma changes that occur in people after consumption of cannabis. These Barcelona restaurants are well-suited to cannabis connoisseurs, who perceive things differently than the average diner. Restaurants are selected based on my 7 years of living in Barcelona and working with thousands of people in the cannabis industry, and is arranged by neighborhood and type of establishment; there’s something for every stoner […]