Recreational cannabis becomes legal in Germany despite criticism

Hibapress / RDI- Agencies

After Malta in 2021 and Luxembourg last year, Germany on Monday becomes the largest country in the European Union (EU) to legalize the recreational use of cannabis, with a reform that raises as many expectations as fears .

At midnight, time for the first joints legalseveral hundred people celebrated the change of law in plumes of smoke in front of the emblematic Brandenburg Gate, in the heart of Berlin, noted a journalist from theAFP.

In the middle of a young and joyful crowd, Niyazi, a young man of 25, says he sees decriminalization a little extra freedom.

Possession of 25 grams of dried cannabis is now authorized in public places, as well as cultivation at home, up to 50 grams and three plants per adult.

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