In this guide, you will find out everything there is to know about Cannabis in Florence, where to find it, how much it costs, and the laws surrounding it.
Whether you’re casual smoking just looking for more information, or you wish to travel to Florence and enjoy their local cannabis,
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Disclaimer: I don’t provide legal advice or encourage the use of cannabis or any other illicit substances.
Tolerance Level Guesstimation [1= completely illegal with severe punishment, 10= completely legal] – 5
Although cannabis is illegal in Florence, a small amount for personal use, recreational use, medical use, and even industrial purposes has been decriminalized. Even so, if the cops catch you with a small amount on you, you may be fined, or also have your documents suspended.
Florence Cannabis Laws
When it comes to cannabis laws in Florence, things are quite weird and exciting.
Cannabis is entirely illegal in Florence. However, a small quantity for personal use has been decriminalized.
Medical cannabis is also legal, but due to the super high costs, it is often quite inaccessible.
Cannabis for industrial uses is also legal, and the government is working to make the laws more relaxed around cannabis. As of now, things are in a grey area.
Law enforcement can be quite odd in Florence when it comes to cannabis. If you are caught with a small amount (less than 5 grams), there are chances of the cops only letting you off with a warning and a fine, or they might even decide to arrest you.
Of course, if you have more than 5 grams on you, you will most definitely be arrested, so be very cautious about this.
There are certain places where you can openly smoke cannabis in public, and the cops will simply turn a blind eye towards you. If you are a citizen and you are caught with a small possession, there are chances that the cops can suspend your documents (driver’s license or passport). For tourists, however, this will not happen, but you can still be arrested.
Price, Quality, and Types of Cannabis
The prices and quality of cannabis vary from place to place and dealer to dealer. If you know where to look (and which places to avoid), you might find good quality cannabis in Florence.
Prices of Cannabis
You can expect to pay anywhere between 15 to 20 Euros for just a gram of weed, which isn’t even excellent quality. Hash is cheaper, and you can buy a gram for around 6 to 7 Euros.
Quality of Weed
It can be quite challenging to get your hands on weed in Florence unless you know someone who can guide you to a good dealer. There are some places you should avoid, where they will end up ripping you off and selling you oregano instead of cannabis. However, the hash quality is quite good, especially the African hash.
Types of Plant
- North African Hash
- Swiss weed
Where to buy marijuana in Florence?
When in Florence, it is essential to know precisely where to look and where to avoid. Some places you might find a lot of dealers. However, the areas are heavily patrolled by the police. You might get caught buying weed and find yourself in unnecessary legal trouble.
Safe places to buy weed in Florence:
- Santa Maria Novella quarter
- Santa Croce
- Santo Spirito
- African market San Niccolo
- Ulisse bar
- San Salvi park
- Piazza Brunelleschi
Where to avoid buying weed in Florence:
- Piazza dellaSignoria
- Piazza del Duomo
- San Lorenzo
- Santa Maria Novella train station
It is vital to avoid these places, especially as a tourist. Not only do you run the risk of being ripped off, but you might also get caught by the cops easily. Some of the places are also quite dangerous, so it is best to avoid these.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to buy weed from parks?
You need to be careful about where you are buying your weed in Florence. While you might find a lot of dealers around parks, there are also a lot of cops keeping an eye on them. Avoid the places listen above to be safe in the city.
Can you smoke hash on the streets?
There are certain places you can, and certain places you absolutely cannot. As a rule, avoid smoking in public places which are crowded, or where you know cops are around.
What happens if you are caught with marijuana?
If you have less than 5 grams on you, there are chances that the cops will merely fine you and confiscate your weed. However, if you have more, you might even be arrested. The cops can be strict here; if they want to be.
Is it easy to get weed in Florence?
If you know where to go, you will easily find weed in Florence. However, in general, finding weed in this city is quite tricky, as hash is more readily available.