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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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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. Read More Here

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Maine Women in Cannabis: Destioney Pinkham

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Destioney Pinkham is a powerful, sharp-witted, and wicked friendly Maine woman. As the owner of Rip Tide Smoke Shop in Belfast, Destioney is young, but already making a positive impact on her community: after being open for just 2 years, Destioney’s shop won Business of the Year for Waldo County. Based on her early success and contagiously confident attitude, it’s likely that there’ll be more […]

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Maine Dispensary Review: Sensi Sensei

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Sensi Sensei cannabis dispensary in Jefferson has the best marijuana in Maine. Founded and backed by a proven Master Cannabis Grower, the raw cured flower available at this caregiver-storefront is exemplary, including what is likely the only true Haze this author has seen in the state. Despite its location in the middle-of-nowhere, Sensi Sensei offers such fine cannabis products that it’s easily worth it to […]

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Review of Dampkring Coffeeshop Amsterdam

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Dampkring coffeeshop in Amsterdam has a reputation as one of the best coffeeshops in the entire city, and as this review will attest, it’s a well-earned reputation. Dampkring has been around for nearly a quarter century, staking its claim as one of Amsterdam’s original coffeeshops like Bulldog, Green House, Blue Bird and Reefer, among others. With a high-class but relaxed environment, a more mature crowd and cannabis products that’ll make any connoisseur happy, Dampkring is unquestionably a 5 Star Amsterdam Coffeeshop. Read Full Amsterdam Coffeeshop Review Here.

How Europe is Getting it Wrong on Cannabis

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Progressive European marijuana policy is likely being hindered by the vast majority of EU citizen cannabis users who mix tobacco with their marijuana. In fact, this practice is so common that Americans such as myself seem out of place in Europe when we smoke joints, pipes or bongs consisting of pure marijuana. But more importantly, the European practice of mixing tobacco with marijuana also means that it’s no wonder Europe isn’t advancing the medical marijuana agenda like in North America. Read Full Story Here

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Barcelona Cannabis Club Review: Belveda

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Belveda is a small and comfy cannabis social club, located to the northwest of Barcelona’s city center. The name of this neighborhood is El Guinardó, which is situated in the Horta-Guinardó district; a quiet, suburban, and family-friendly area. This Barcelona cannabis club opened approximately four years ago, and even though its location is far away from the touristic chaos of Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya, […]

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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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Barcelona Cannabis Club Review: Carme 66

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Carme 66 is a cozy and friendly private cannabis club in Barcelona with a strong and demographically-varied member base.  This marijuana club is located in the heart of the Raval neighborhood, exactly on Carme street, right off La Rambla of Raval, and near MACBA Museum. If you’re familiar with this area of Barcelona, you know that this cannabis social club is in the middle of […]

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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 Review: Dr. Resin

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Dr. Resin Cannabis Social Club is one of the oldest and biggest private cannabis clubs in Barcelona. This club, created over ten years ago, will be fully remodeled by the first quarter of 2019, and will become one of the neighborhood’s most respected cannabis clubs. New ownership took over last summer and they’re ready to fulfill the expectations of new members as well as existing […]

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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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Stoners Guide to the Neighborhoods of Barcelona

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This stoner’s guide to the neighborhoods of Barcelona will help you understand what each barrio is like, where you can get weed in the city, and where you can safely smoke it. From Raval to Gotico to Born, this guide exclusively deals with the Ciutat vella district of Barcelona, which is the very heart of the city. RAVAL Raval is one of most eclectic neighborhoods […]

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Barcelona Marijuana: Cost, Types, & Quality

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Barcelona marijuana is among the best in the world, easily rivaling the cannabis of California, Colorado, Canada, and the Netherlands. Barcelona marijuana is typically locally-grown and properly cured by experienced growers who live and work in the cannabis industry in Catalunya. This article discusses the average cost, the types/strains, and the quality of Barcelona marijuana products, including cured flower, extracts and concentrates, and more. [button-green […]

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What Happens When You Join a Cannabis Club in Barcelona?

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This article details exactly what happens when you join a cannabis club in Barcelona, Spain. This includes everything that happens after you have obtained a sponsor and have arranged an appointment to join a Barcelona cannabis club. In most cases, the requirements are simple and easy to meet, but whether you are accepted for membership or not isn’t just about basic pre-requisites, so please read […]

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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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Maine Women in Cannabis: Cynthia Joy Rosen

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Without the work of Maine cannabis activist Cynthia Joy Rosen, cannabis liberalization in the state would likely be years behind. From working with the Republican party and Governor Paul LePage on reversing bad cannabis policy via bill LD1296, to providing critical cannabis care to community members near Washington and Liberty, Cynthia Rosen has been a powerful force for marijuana in Maine. Cynthia Joy Rosen: Cannabis […]

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Maine Dispensary Review: Herban Cannoisseur

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The Herban Cannoisseur in Waldoboro, Maine is one of the state’s most beautiful medical marijuana dispensaries (caregiver storefront), with some of the best cannabis in the region. Located inside High Brow glass shop, Herban Cannoisseur looks more like a modern art gallery than a cannabis shop, but once you step inside the dispensary and see the quality of the marijuana products inside, you’ll realize that […]

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Barcelona Cannabis Club Review: Chamaneria

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Most Barcelona cannabis clubs claim to be some sort of reefer retreat, but none capture the essence of natural high quite like Chamaneria, a six-year-old cannabis club hidden away in the back streets of the L’Hospitalet de Llobregat district of Barcelona. To create a space that feels truly inclusive, and build an intra-club trade network, the founders of Chamaneria invited members to submit proposals for […]