Amsterdam wants to participate in regulated cannabis experiment

The Amsterdam mayor also criticized the limited diversity of cannabis and hashish included in the experiment
NL Times (Netherlands)
Friday, October 12, 2018

Amsterdam has to participate in the . If the Dutch capital, with the largest coffeeshop market in the Netherlands, does not participate, the experiment will fail, mayor Femke Halsema said in a city council debate on the issue. Halsema previously wrote a letter to the government asking that the . The current conditions make it impossible for the capital to participate. The size of Amsterdam's cannabis market - with 166 coffeeshops - is a problem. The government determined that the experiment will cover all coffeeshops in participating municipalities. But with so many coffeeshops in Amsterdam, that is basically impossible.