New Short Movie Highlights Dutch Drug Policy Successes and Challenges

"COFFEE SHOPS AND COMPROMISE: The Success of Dutch Drug Policy" is a short movie by Drug Reporter, highlighting Dutch drug policy successes and challenges.


In 1976, the Netherlands separated the cannabis market from the market in other illicit drugs, and allowed coffee shops to sell small amounts of cannabis to adults in a controlled environment. A new short movie by Drug Reporter, supplementing the report of the Open Society Foundation, tells the story of the Dutch model and highlights its successes, as well as the challenges ahead of it.

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