COFFEE SHOPS AND COMPROMISE: The Success of Dutch Drug Policy

Creator: Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU)
Contact: István Gábor Takács, Stefania Kapronczay takacsistvan@tasz.hu; kapronczay.stefania@tasz.hu

Description: "In 1976, the Netherlands recategorized cannabis apart from other illicit drugs on the market by allowing coffee shops to sell small amounts to adults in a controlled environment. This film, which supplements the report of the Open Society Foundations, tells the story of the Dutch model and highlights its successes, as well as the challenges ahead of it. "

Country: Netherlands
Population: People Who Use Drugs, Police
Length: 16 - 30 Minutes
Language (Spoken): English
Language (Subtitles): None