Below are 15 cannabis friendly places that you can consider living if you want to medicate or if you want to enjoy that cannabis lifestyle.
1. Denver, Colorado
This is one of the biggest city and the first city to legalize recreational and medical marijuana; it has been nicknamed the mecca of weed by the residents and tourists who have visited there. Stoners who are 21 years and over are allowed to purchase up to seven grams of cannabis a day. One has to produce his or her identification to prove that they are of age to do that. The city has become the hub of cannabis business with many dealers operating from the mile town. There are over 300 marijuana dispensaries in this state; so all cannabis lovers can get what their hearts desires. The fact that it is legal to buy weed in this city makes it safe for stoners to live here.
2. Amsterdam, Netherlands
If you ever come across any list with this city then dismiss it very fast. Every stoner will tell you that this is another mecca (holy city) when it comes to marijuana. This city attracts more marijuana enthusiasts more than any other town in the world. The city boasts of a rich cannabis culture as the reason why it attracts so many tourists. The tourists are known to order many cannabis products from this town. It has more than 200 cafes. Although marijuana is illegal in Netherlands, you can bet that it is readily available in this state, and that is why the city can attract so many tourists. Marijuana remains the largest tourist attraction and source of income for resident owners. Amsterdam is the home of high times cannabis cup which is an engaging place that offers more than just a charming marijuana culture.
3. Seattle, Washington
Seattle is another city after Colorado to legalize medical and recreational marijuana in the United States of America. It implemented legal medical marijuana laws considerably early. In fact, all marijuana cases were dismissed after the laws were passed. That is awesome right. In history, Seattle is a beautiful city that started hosting the Seattle Hemp Fest before marijuana festivals were fashionable. It is the largest marijuana convention in the world. The festival lasts for two days and unites more than 100,000 people.
4. Barcelona, Spain
Spain goes down in history as the first town in Europe to legalize marijuana. The relaxed laws in this country allow residents to grow marijuana for medical and recreation purposes. However, if you are caught smoking a joint, buying, or selling marijuana in public you is going to jail son. The state does not allow it. In this city, you can legally possess 40 grams of marijuana. Spain also brags of rich cannabis culture and offers festivals such as cannabis. If you are looking for a much friendly place as a stoner, then you will not go wrong in this city. It also has beautiful places that you can tour if you are not smoking your pot.
5. Humboldt County, California
This is a beautiful city in northern California, and it prides itself with bomb buds. Its climate is perfect for planting some of the best strains. This small town produces 30% of weed in the United States. Although the authorities have been strict on growers, the quality of weed that comes from this place makes the city not miss in this list. All you need to do is be careful, and you will have a dope marijuana lifestyle.
6. Prague, Czech Republic
Marijuana users will be surprised why this city makes it on the list. Just because Czech as a country has checkered background, it does not have marijuana-friendly places. Prague is the most marijuana friendly place in the world. The Czech Republic has relaxed drug laws on almost all drugs. They include Ecstasy, cocaine, and cannabis. Marijuana users are allowed to grow five plants in their home and can possess up to 15 grams of weed at a time. For these reasons, this city deserves to be on this list.
7. Vancouver, Canada
This town plays a significant role in the legal and medicinal markets. The marijuana industry in Canada generates more than 6billion dollars annually in Canada, and therefore it is the most valuable commodity around here. This city offers several marijuana friendly cafes that allow visitors to smoke although they do not sell cannabis products. However, you should know that Canada has strict drug laws, and if caught in possession of more than 3 kilos or more than six plants you will go to jail.
8. The bay area, California
If you read about marijuana a lot, you know a city known as Oaksterdam that pays homage to Amsterdam. This city is in California and residents here maximize the opportunity that weed is legal here. This town even offers a marijuana college known as Amsterdam University. There
are equipment stores and cannabis-friendly coffee shops here where you can feel comfortable. The relaxed marijuana laws in California allow the residents enjoy the growing pot culture. The authorities in most parts of this area turn a blind eye on marijuana use by locals and tourists.
9. Christiana, Denmark
This area has declared its independence since cannabis is illegal in Denmark. It has become popular as a tourist attraction for most marijuana enthusiasts. This town is referred to as a hippie commune and has its festivals. The local have even nicknamed this city as Freetown Christina and has a market that sells only harsh and cannabis.
10. Boulder, Colorado
People say that this is the most consistent city when it comes to weed in the United States. It is where most Colorado buds are born. If you want to get weed from the source, this is the right place to go. The place is far away from the main cities that make it an ideal location for stoners.
11. Portland, Oregon
Oregon is the first state to legalize recreational marijuana in the United States. It is the first town to have a cannabis coffee. Its culture continues to blossom, and many marijuana enthusiasts find it an ideal place for stoners. It has the leading locations in the country for the social marijuana movement.
12. Kingston, Jamaica
Every stoner has probably come across the word ganjaâ€™. It is a term used by residents there and refers to marijuana in Jamaica. This beautiful country attracts thousands of tourist every year. Most of them come to experience the amazing marijuana culture. Although marijuana is illegal in this country, you can get quality strains almost everywhere. They even offer tours where you can sample different pot specimens. It would be an ideal place to visit while you experience the reggae culture.
13. San Francisco, California
It is one of the most stoner-friendly cities in the US due to the unlimited number of dispensaries and weed stores where you can get weed. It is not a big deal to meet a fellow stoner smoking a blunt. What would be better than an area where there is no prejudice against people who smoke weed? This is why this town is ideal for a stoner.
14. Maui, Hawaii
This city is a heaven to stoners. Apart from having the best climate for a stoner to live, the city has some of the best homegrown buds in the United States. Medical and recreational marijuana was legalized in the year 2000, so you do not have to worry about getting in trouble with the cops in this state.
15. Portland, Maine
This city is on the east coast that is very weed friendly. You can say it is a haven for potheads everywhere. The right climate allows it to have great buds. Also, the fact that the law is lenient when it comes to weed makes is a good place for a marijuana user.
These were our top 15 cannabis friendly places
In conclusion, the above are the top places that you can enjoy being a stoner. As seen, they have some common factors among them. If you are looking for a place a stoner, ensure there are fewer chances of landing yourself in trouble with the authorities. The other thing is that marijuana must be readily available for a place to be considered weed friendly. A place that people wont judge you for smoking your pot is also a plus.