Friday, November 19, 2010

Liberal Dutch marijuana policy taking another hit?

Image: A tourist smokes marijuanaNew proposal would block tourists from buying the drug

“The new conservative Dutch government wants to force the country's marijuana cafes to become "members only" clubs, a move that would effectively block foreigners from buying the drug.

If the idea ever becomes reality — it would be legally complicated and politically divisive — it would be the latest of the country's liberal policies to be scrapped or curtailed as the Dutch rethink the limits of their famed tolerance.” Full story.

1 comment:

Jendocino said...

Holland: Come for the windmills. Stay for the... the... Well, not the weed, I guess. And I don't think tulips will fly as a substitute, either. Van Gogh might. He's tough to beat, weed or no weed.