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Smoking outside of Amsterdam

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Smoking outside of Amsterdam

I will be spending five days in Amsterdam in March and was curious if marjuana use was tolerated in all of the Netherlands. I am going to take a day trip to Maastricht and would enjoy a smoke there.



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1. Re: Smoking outside of Amsterdam

If ya find out let us know! We are planning to go in the spring or early summer

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2. Re: Smoking outside of Amsterdam

You are able to smoke anywhere in the Netherlands, it is not just an Amsterdam ruling. You may find that there are not so many coffeeshops in smaller places , but generally the law is the same throughout the Netherlands. Just be respectful to those who do not smoke, ie do not smoke in front of children etc . Otherwise, have a good one!!

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you can smoke anywhere in the Netherlands and won't have any problem finding coffeshops in maastricht. Just be aware that you're not allowed to carry marjuana accros the border

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Hi there.

Like posted above, you are allowed, but be carefull not to smoke in busy areas, as many (elderly) people don't like the strong smell of it. It is also not accepted when children are in the neighbourhood. Best thing is to find an easy spot with no people walking by.