Czech Republic

  • Czech Republic Marijuana Laws

    czech-republic-marijuana-lawsThe production and possession (but not the consumption) of cannabis became a punishable crime in Czechoslovakia in the year 1938. The possession of cannabis (less than 15 grams) is not a crime and consumption of cannabis is not punishable ever since the year 1992.

    Under a penal code revision that decriminalizes drug possession in the Czech Republic, possession of more than the following amounts of illicit drugs is a misdemeanor:

    • Marijuana 15 grams (or five plants)
    • Hashish 5 grams
    • Ecstasy 4 tablets
    • Amphetamine 2 grams
    • Methamphetamine 2 grams
    • Heroin 1.5 grams
    • Coca 5 plants
    • Cocaine 1 gram
    • Magic mushrooms 40 pieces
    • Peyote 5 plants
    • LSD 5 tablets

    The Czech Republic is one of the very few countries that have decriminalized drug possession, including the possession of cannabis. The country is a popular destination for cannabis smokers despite the fact that cannabis sale and plant remain illegal from the year 2010 onwards.

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