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.