Everyone is Rushing to Legalize Weed, Yet Amsterdam Can’t Get Rid of It Fast Enough?

The council added that implementing a cannabis smoking prohibition on the streets would diminish the distress faced by the residents. Furthermore, they are exploring the possibility of forbidding the pick-up of soft drugs during specific hours. If the nuisance persists, the council will contemplate a potential smoking ban on the terraces of coffee shops. As reported by Reuters, this move is part of Amsterdam’s first female mayor, Femke Halsema, to create a more comfortable neighborhood for the locals.