Countries Where Weed is Legal

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Countries Where Weed is Legal

Your Guide To Where Weed is Legal & 420 Friendly!

NORTH AMERICA

United States
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These states have legalized Cannabis:

  • Colorado
  • Washington
  • Alaska
  • Oregon

Costa Rica
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A decriminalization system is de facto implemented, since police officers do not detain people carrying enough for only personal consumption. The usage of cannabis in Costa Rica is very high.
SLANG: Cajeta

Jamaica
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Weed was just decriminalized in Jamaica last year on 25 February 2015, the Jamaican House of Representatives passed a law decriminalizing possession of up to 2 ounces of cannabis. Praises to the most HIGH!
SLANG: Ganja

SOUTH AMERICA

Uruguay
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José Mujica has fully legalized any use of Cannabis in Uruguay; law does not specify quantity for “personal amount”.
Thank you Mr. President Mujica!
SLANG: Macoña

Peru
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Weed is decriminalized in Peru — you can have up to eight grams considered personal use and it is not punished.
SLANG: Marimba

Ecuador
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Weed is decriminalized here too. Possession of under 10 grams is considered personal use and it is not punished.
SLANG: Bareto

Chile

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In 2005 Chile formally decriminalized private and personal cannabis use. Currently in 2015, a bill which will allow Chileans to grow small amounts of marijuana for medical, recreational or spiritual use has been approved by the country’s lower house of Congress. Go find your spirit animal!
SLANG: Yerba

 

Colombia
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Weed has been decriminalized here since 1994. You can possess up to 22 grams without being charged! In 2016, The Supreme Court of Justice stated that someone who is caught with a greater amount than the statutory limit cannot be criminally prosecuted if it is found that the person carries the substance to satisfy their own consumption needs.
SLANG: Mota

Argentina

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Argentina decriminalized possession of up to five grams in a Supreme Court ruling that stated that it was unconstitutional to be banged up for having a little bit of grass. The good stuff is called Flores.
SLANG: Faso or Chala

 

EUROPE

Copenhagen (Christiania)
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Weed is NOT legal in Denmark, except for in this unique little neighborhood Christiania within Copenhagen, the capital. Christiania is a self-proclaimed autonomous neighborhood, which basically means that it’s got its own laws separate from the Danish government — including an “open cannabis trade.”
SLANG: Shju

 

Netherlands
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In The Netherlands, you can have up to five grams of marijuana in public, and possession is legal in coffeeshops and decriminalized for public use.
SLANG: Weit

 

Portugal
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Portugal became the first country in the world to decriminalize the use of all drugs! It remains one of the most progressive countries in the world in terms of drug policies. Under that law, you can possess up to 25 grams of marijuana for personal use.
SLANG: Erva

Barcelona

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Spanish law is very liberal in private spaces. Therefore, it’s okay to have some marijuana in your own home and grow 2-3 plants. But be careful and do not smoke openly even if you see other people doing it.
SLANG: Hierba

ASIA

Cambodia
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While technically illegal, the use of cannabis is widespread among the Khmer people and foreigners visiting the country. Marijuana can easily be purchased and smoked in public areas without the threat of arrest. Many “Happy” restaurants located in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville publicly offer food cooked with marijuana, or as a side garnish.
SLANG: Joint

Nepal

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Smoking Marijuana in Nepal should be fine and is widely available there. But is still illegal after the pressures from the US in the 70’s.
SLANG: Ganja

WE SUGGEST MAKING YOUR OWN RESEARCH AND WE DO NOT CONDONE ANY CRIMINAL ACTIVITY.
Because the weed laws in each country are constantly changing. Just because a destination is on this list does not mean that you have the green light to spark up freely. Be Safe! 🙂

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