Dutch Coffee Shops May Not Sell Pot To Foreigners
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The Netherlands is cracking down on a special kind of immigration. The Dutch are tired of tourists who come just to take advantage of the lax laws on smoking pot. Now, a European court has upheld a signature Dutch initiative. The Dutch authorities are allowed to ban foreigners from cafes that sell marijuana. Only locals may enter those establishments after they obtain a document that's being called a weed passport.
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