The 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:
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.