Rotterdam city council has voted to shut down 27 so-called coffee shops, where small amounts of cannabis can be bought and sold, because they are too close to schools. Earlier this year the city decided to shutter all coffee shops within 250-metres walking distance from secondary schools by 2009. The owners will not receive compensation.
Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.
We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.Make a donation