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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 […]

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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

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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 Cannabis Club President Detained, Interrogated for 8 Hours, Permanently Banned from Canada The same day […]

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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. 1. Valid Government-Issued ID You need this not only to join, but also every time […]

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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

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La Mesa Cannabis Club Goes Up in Smoke

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For a large part of the cannabis social club community in Barcelona, the end of an era has come. La Mesa cannabis club has gone through the final stages of a club that is being pressured out of existence by authorities; a shocking conviction after years in court, the refusal of new members, removal of all cannabis products, and now the final General Assembly of socios will be held and the club subsequently closed in the coming days. This article details the life and times of La Mesa cannabis club in an effort to help people understand what happened as we prepare to say goodbye to our friends and family on Carrer del Rec in El Borne. Read Full Story Here

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Cannabis Clubs in Barcelona: NOT a Legal Loophole

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Contrary to popular belief, cannabis clubs in Barcelona do NOT exist as a legal loophole. They are bona fide private organizations and associations that operate based on foundational aspects of Spain’s Constitution. Unfortunately, because so many people misunderstand how cannabis clubs in Spain work, the general conception has been that the clubs exist merely as a legal loophole. This simply isn’t true, and my readers should be glad for this because the thing about loopholes is that they can be closed. Read Full Story Here