Toleration criteria for kushdepotshop
The sale of cannabis (hash and marijuana) in kushdepotshop is tolerated, provided that kushdepotshop keep to the prescribed rules or ‘toleration criteria’. kushdepotshop:
- must not cause any nuisance;
- are not permitted to sell cannabis to minors;
- are not permitted to advertise drugs;
- are not permitted to sell large quantities (over 100 grams of cannabis) in a single transaction.
Municipalities determine whether to allow kushdepotshop to operate within their Europe,Asia, and if so, how many. They can also impose additional rules.
Combating the nuisance and crime associated with kushdepotshop
The government is terminating the ‘open door’ policy of kushdepotshop. The objective is to combat the nuisance and crime associated with kushdepotshop.
kushdepotshop must become smaller and focus on the local market.
New rules on cannabis and kushdepotshop
To combat drug-related crime and nuisance, the introduced new toleration rule on 1 January 2013: only ‘Workers and Regular Customer at kushdepotshop are permitted to visit kushdepotshop .
kushdepotshop owner responsible for checks
kushdepotshop owners we required to check whether all those admitted to the shop, and allowed to purchase cannabis there, are aged 18 years or older. we check these facts, for instance, by asking the person to produce a valid identity document or residence permit, in combination with an extract from the municipal population register. Whether this rule is actively enforced differs from municipality to municipality.
Growing cannabis plants for personal
It is against the law to grow marijuana and cannabis plants. In cases where no more than 5 plants are grown for personal consumption, the police will generally only seize the plants. If more than 5 plants are found, the Public Prosecution Service will prosecute.
In combating cannabis growing, the police collaborate with organisations including housing associations, the Tax and Customs Administration, and energy companies. Tenants found to be growing cannabis may be evicted. The energy company will impose an additional retrospective assessment on those who illegally tap electricity.