Barcelona city council threatens to shut down cannabis social clubs

It's not the first time that cannabis social clubs in Barcelona are under threat of closure
Forbes (US)
Thursday, January 4, 2024

spain csc barcelona sellingThe Barcelona City Council is considering tightening regulations on access to cannabis social clubs. The concept of cannabis social clubs has drawn numerous locals and tourists to Barcelona over the years, who seek a legal way to consume cannabis rather than supporting the illegal market, especially since adult-use cannabis remains illegal in Spain. But now, the City Council is exploring ways to legally close cannabis social clubs, according to the Spanish online newspaper The City Council, along with the Guàrdia Urbana, the municipal police force for Barcelona, has recently launched a renewed inspection campaign targeting about twenty cannabis social clubs, signaling a shift from their tolerance policy pursued over the years.