Czech Republic On The Way To Legalizing Cannabis

By Lubos Palata, DW on November 2, 2022

In the Czech Republic, hemp products like marijuana, hashish and cannabis oil have been available in pharmacies for years. Prague is now planning full legalization for 2023 and wants to coordinate the step with Berlin.

Tourists in Prague may get the impression that the Czech capital is also the cannabis capital of Europe. From stickers to posters, the iconic leaf of the intoxicating marijuana plant is all over the place. It also adorns the windows and facades of plenty of shops offering everything someone might need to grow the plant — from topsoil, seeds and fertilizer to lamps for growing the plant indoors. Many grocery stores also offer drinks as well as chocolate, ointments or creams containing cannabis.

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