6 best places to watch World Cup in Amsterdam and the trainstations

It has started! We have changed our background to orange to support the Dutch and finally the first game has been played. Today will be the day that the Dutch might be able to have at least some revenge on the Spanish team after one of the most frustrating final games ever played in a

Amsterdam Dance Event

If you were planning a trip to Amsterdam soon, then now is the right time! The Amsterdam Dance Event is starting this week and is an event not to be missed! The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the biggest event in Dance music in the Netherlands and brings shitloads of great acts to the city

Marijuana Music

_ Marijuana + Music _ _  two words that sort of automatically made friendship loO(     )(      )(  o  )Ooooóóóóóóng time ago.. seriously, what would marijuana be without music? And what would music have been like or still be like if it wasn’t for the marijuana? The history of marijuana and music took

How to Roll and Smoking Tips

Cannabis smoking rolling tips and tricks There are many different ways to get high on marijuana; you can smoke a regular joint in a paper mixed with some tobacco, or without any tobacco. You can smoke it from a pipe or a vaporizer. You can find some special ways to roll with paper, or build

Amsterdam Coffee Shop Google Map

Coffeeshops Map Amsterdam There are many coffeeshops in Amsterdam, in and outside of the centre. Some of them good, some of them mostly there for tourists. We picked out a few that we know are good. Have a look at our coffeeshops amsterdam page for more info. For all the coffeeshops and their location, we

Amsterdam Coffee Shops

General information Amsterdam Coffeeshops In the Netherlands the law upholds a policy of tolerance when it comes to cannabis usage. This means that any person over the age of 18 can buy up to 5 grams of cannabis in authorized cannabis café’s, or “coffeeshops” as the Dutch call them. The sale, and usage of marijuana

How Marijuana Affects Your Brain

How marijuana affects the brain. We all know that something happens to the brain if you consume cannabis. If you smoke it, eat it, inhale it , drink it, doesn’t matter how, but something changes up there. The effects are not similar for everybody of course. I myself sometimes become one with the couch, while


Amsterdam Cannabis Home

Amsterdam Cannabis City

Amsterdamcannabis.co.uk is the place where you will find all the useful information if you are looking for a nice trip to the Mecca of cannabis. The best information on coffeeshops, parties, venues, festivals, dos and dont’s and even the updated weather forecast for this beautiful city. We also try to pass you on some knowledge about growing your own cannabis!

AmsterdamCannabis is the best homepage for Amsterdam and to stay up to date on all Amsterdam news and Cannabis related news. We also try to capture all the great videos around the web on Amsterdam, Coffeeshops, Marijuana, Growing Weed and much more!

Next to all the information about the coffeeshops, hotels, venues and parties, we will also keep you updated on the laws and all relevant news items related to cannabis and tourism.

Latest Amsterdam & Cannabis News

420 News, Reviews, and the Best Tips

All about Amsterdam

For information on transportation, statistics, places to stay and a little bit of background info on Amsterdam, you came to the right place. But first a little history. Around the year 1275 a dam was built by fishermen at the Amstelriver, just before the Amstelriver entered the IJ-river. This dam was called the Aemstelledamme (Dam on the Amstel). In the year 1300 Aemstelledamme became cityrights from Floris V. During the years the name was transferred into Amsterdam..  Read more…

Black/Green Friday at the Vault

Black Friday is always Green Friday at The Vault Cannabis Seeds Store! This year they have a 15% discount code, just use GF15 in the cart for 15% off. An absolute ton of cannabis seeds to giveaway in their competition and bonus freebies on all orders placed between Nov 25th through to Dec 2nd (Inclusive)!..  Read more…

Cannabis in the Netherlands. Legal or not?

Holland, and Amsterdam in particular has been the centre of cannabis coolness for decades. It is absolutely THE place to go if you want to chill, and hang out in the coffeeshops famous the world over. Yes, the Dutch call them ‘coffeeshop’, 1 word, not ‘coffee shop’ with two words.

Anyway, it does not get any better than this. For now, Holland remains the only place where coffeeshops can operate the way they do and where everyone above 18 years old can enter and buy weed. But can anybody just go and visit and smoke as much as they want? Read more…

Transportation – How to get around in Amsterdam?

Amsterdam is relatively a very small city. When it comes to distances, Amsterdam is no London, New York or Tokyo. The possibilities of transportation in Amsterdam are diverse and all are very suitable to get across the city in a quick and/or comfortable way. If you are planning to stay within the centre, getting around is easy. Just take a bike! Find out all you need to know about transportation in Amsterdam. Read more…

Famous Coffeeshop Strains

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to smoke the famous strains you find in Amsterdam’s coffeeshops at home? Hell yeah it would!
But in each place, you find different weed and hash, all with different exotic names and you may get overwhelmed by those hundreds and hundreds of different cannabis variaties. A lot of them are simply copycats from existing strains with only a different ‘cool’ name. So what to choose? Which ones are the best? Which cannabis strains are the Real Deal? We have lined up three of the originals you should definitely check out and try while you are in Amsterdam.
And believe us, most of them you can easily try to grow at home so you can enjoy Amsterdam all year long!  Read more…

Cannabis Music Playlist

Upon thinking about writing this blog post for our friends at Amsterdam Cannabis, I had to think hard of the connections between our two countries, Scotland and Holland. Read more…

What are vape carts and how to choose the right one?


The demand for pre-filled cannabis vape carts is on the rise. If you’d like to know what the fuzz is all about, read this practical guide to pre-filled vape cartridges. Read more…

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Auto flowering Cannabis Seeds

Autoflowering cannabis seeds are gaining popularity quickly due to the many benefits. However there are a few disadvantages as well. Read more…

AJAX Amsterdam

AJAX Amsterdam Arena

AFC AJAX! One of the best football clubs in the Netherlands for many decades is of course AJAX. This club, that has made players like Johan Cruijff famous, has been very successful in Europe and won many cups and prizes since its birth in 1900. In the last 3 years AJAX managed to became the winner of the Eredivisie (National Football League) and they won the UEFA Champions League in 1995.  Visiting a game in the Amsterdam Arena is a fantastic experience. Believe us. Seeing the guys you see on your hotel tv set in real live, is something you should actually really try to experience when in Amsterdam.  Read more…


5 Places to Find Tulips in Amsterdam.

Flowers and Amsterdam, they just go hand and hand and one of the things that the Dutch are famous for besides drugs and prostitution, are their beautiful tulips of course. The Netherlands is one of the biggest exporters of tulips in the world and they love to show off with their magnificent varieties.Read more…

The Fault In Our Stars

‘The Fault In Our Stars’ location map Amsterdam

‘The Fault In Our Stars’ is a big hit in the cinema at the moment and a big part of the movie is shot in Amsterdam. A nice fact is that the book it was based on, was written by John Green in Amsterdam.
At the moment the movie is being shown in cinemas in Amsterdam and if you have seen the movie or read the book, it might be nice to visit the locations it was shot and that are mentioned in the book. Although it is in Dutch, here you can download the map to all the locations. Read more…


Vondelpark Open Air

The Vondelpark is Amsterdams’ most popular park. Each day that the sun shines, lots of people gather to enjoy themselves by having a pick-nick, barbequing, jogging, looking at beautiful people, playing sports, smoking weed, drinking beers and so on. Its a great place to meet new people and just hang out. Read more…

Grow your own weed!

OMG am i happy to see that although yesterday night it was even freezing in some parts of The Netherlands, today it finally feels like it is the right day for starting to put out my recently sprouted babies! Each year I am eagerly cleaning out my balcony and preparing for the season and each year it becomes harder to wait a few days more! This year i got my eyes set on trying to grow the biggest White Widow ever! I got myself some last year and i finished the last few grams 2 weeks ago. Check out this great video on how to grow outdoors with Jorges Servantes.

Top 10 Best Outdoor Cannabis Seeds

Outdoor Cannabis Seeds have to be picked with care and a bit of research of course. As the season for outdoor growing of cannabis is about to start, we have decided to share the Top 10 list of our favorite outdoor seeds with you. Read more…

CBD Oil and Cannabinoids, how do they work?

We all heard about how THC and CBD can help cancer patients. The use of cannabis for both medical and recreational purpose has a long and rich history. The plant has been used and cultivated since the dawn of recorded history and has long been held in highest regards. It has only been within the last one-hundred years that marijuana has faced prohibition – largely due to the mudslinging of politicians and industrialists. Fortunately, in the last few years cannabis has undergone a resurrection, not lastly due to many scientific studies confirming its medicinal powers. Read more…

Tulips in Amsterdam

Finally our favorite time of the year has begun; spring! And not only to start preparing for your outdoor cannabis plants, but its a great time to visit Amsterdam. With its colors and smells and sounds, Amsterdam each year transforms into an even more beautiful place. Spring is of course the best time to see the oh-so famous Dutch flowers in their maximum glory! Read more…

Amsterdam Tulips

Buy Marijuana Seeds - USA shipping

Tip: Bring Amsterdam home

If you are wanting to experience Amsterdam in all its glory, you should come over. But of course you can get a little bit of the joys the city has to offer at your own home. Just order your favorite paddo’s (magic mushrooms) or cannabis seeds from the internet. Shipping straight from Amsterdam! Quality and safe and discreet shipping guaranteed and it might be a better idea than stuffing some stuff between you butt-cheeks on your way home.

amsterdamned 1988 wide

2 Cool Dutch Movies to watch

The Dutch are a particular people. It seems they don’t really have any specific Dutch kind of people, but you would be wrong to assume this. When getting to know a few more Dutch people and learning about the history a bit, it seems that there is a lot of interesting stuff that most foreigners will never know about. Like movies!
Read more.


Amsterdam bans magic truffles from tourist shops

Since the ban of magic mushrooms in the Netherlands in 2008, magic truffles have been getting more and more popular amongst locals but also tourists. Many smartshops have been selling them for years, but nowadays you are able to buy them in almost any tourist shop as well. This might be nice for tourists looking for a quick fix, but it is not such a good thing in general, as most of those shops don’t even realize what they are selling to their random customers.
Read more.

Amsterdam’s own 9/11


9/11, yep. It’s already 12 years ago and still nobody can stop talking and thinking about the disaster that happened in New York in 2001. I’m here today, sitting in my chair in Amsterdam pretty baked and all you see on the Dutch TV is programs about 9/11. But not even that long ago, Amsterdam had its own airplane disaster. Read more…

Dangerous XTC in the Netherlands

Partying should be a party and not end up in death. Obvious right? Well for most of us a beer and a joint is enough to get them through a party, but some people like to experiment with other drugs. Of course we are not telling you to never try XTC or ‘Molly’ as some people like to call it nowadays, but be careful as you never really know what you might get. There are some dangerous XTC pills going around in the Netherlands at the moment so be aware of a round pink pill that has a mirrored question-mark.  Read more.

Angel Dust or PCP? F*ck Off!!

Each year Amsterdam is visited by sh*tloads of tourist looking for some fun with cannabis and maybe some other mind expanding stuff and here at Amsterdam Cannabis we totally support this of course, but yesterday I came across some douchebag asking me where he could find Angel Dust! Are you kidding me man? Angel Dust? PCP? That stuff is shit! I kindly told the guy to go f*ck himself… read more

Amsterdam Cannabis Cup 2013

The High Times Cannabis Cup is a very famous cannabis festival and is held each year in November in Amsterdam. For more than 25 years this festival has attracted many herb lovers to Amsterdam. The festival allows jury members to judge the quality of different coffee shops in Amsterdam and you can also become a jury member! Next to a great cannabis expo, the festival has a great music and party program where many big names will be performing for you and will have your stoned asses shaking until the morning lights!

Amsterdam cannabis cup poster 2013

Coffee Shops in Amsterdam

There are more than 220 cannabis café’s, or “coffeeshops” as the Dutch call them, in Amsterdam. But what do you need to know and where should you go? We gathered the most interesting and important information for you and went to check out some of them of course. The sun is out in Amsterdam finally and what better thing to do than test some coffeeshops in Amsterdam? We will keep visiting the until we have reviews and information about all of them, but for now, please have a look at the most important facts and our selection of coffeeshops in Amsterdam.

rolling a joint

Hostels in Amsterdam

Youth hostels in Amsterdam are the way to go if you want to be in the city center but don’t have enough budget to stay in one of the many regular (expensive) hotels Amsterdam has to offer. It is also a great way to meet fellow travelers of course. Amsterdam has many options when it comes to hostels and you can even go camping if you feel adventurous and don’t necessarily want to stay in the crowded city center but might want to hang by the lake at the country side of Amsterdam as well. We rounded up some interesting options for you. Have a look!

The Flying Pig smoking amsterdam

How Marijuana Affects Your Brain

How marijuana affects the brain. We all know that something happens to the brain if you consume cannabis. If you smoke it, eat it, inhale it , drink it, doesn’t matter how, but something changes up there. The effects are not similar for everybody of course. I myself sometimes become one with the couch, while other times my brain just goes berserk and with a speed of 1000 kph, it wants me to think of a million things and do a million more, very fast. But how does that work? Click on the image below to check out the full explanation on this great work of art!


Amsterdam Travel Tips and Warnings

Amsterdam is a great city with many things to do and to see. But what to be careful with and to be aware of when visiting this city? Pick pocketing, taxi drivers, drug dealers, just to name a few. Please have a look at our Amsterdam Travel Tips and Warnings page.

– Tourists in the South of the Netherlands

It has been a strange year so far in the South of the Netherlands as by law the coffeeshops in some cities in the South of the Netherlands are not allowed to sell cannabis to people who are not registered as citizens of the Netherlands. But the local coffeeshop association decided to sell to tourists on Sunday as it was National Liberation Day and it seemed appropriate to not ban tourists from the shops.
Unfortunately the local government didn’t agree with the action and people got arrested in during a police raid in one of the local coffeeshops.

amsterdamcannabis tips and tricks

How to roll

Always wanted to learn how to roll the perfect joint? Check out the video’s of the Daily Smoker! This guy is a freaking legend when it comes to rolling joints and weird creations to get even more high. I have added some of my personal favorites to our ‘how to roll’ page.

You smoked too much?

It can happen, of course. Even a experienced cannabis user can smoke too much. If so, don’t panic, eat something, drink some juice, try to find some sugar and/or vitamines, and chill the fuck out. If you want to know if you are too stoned, check this page!


Buy Marijuana Seeds - USA shipping

Back to Top