Brexit Bummer: Brits Banned From Amsterdam’s Cannabis Coffee Shops


While far from the most devastating consequences of Brexit, Amsterdam officials have announced that British nationals will be banned from the city’s famous cannabis coffee shops when Britain leaves the European Union. Brits could also face punishment should they purchase marijuana on the black market, reports Dutch News.

Any such drug tourism made possible by the EU’s freedom of movement rules will likely vanish for British visitors.

“When British nationals are no longer European, they will not be able to use coffee shops,” spokesman for the city council Bas‘t Aard told Dutch News. “We will roll up a massive cross-media campaign to make them aware of the

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