In this guide, you will find out everything there is to know about Cannabis in Lille, where to find it, how much it costs, and the laws surrounding it.
Whether you’re a casual smoker looking to find out about the laws in Lille, or you’re just curious,
I’ve got you covered ☺
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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= highly illegal, 10= completely legal] – 4
While cannabis remains illegal in Lille, if you are caught with just a few grams on you, you might be let off with a warning or a fine.
Over the past few years, the laws regarding cannabis in Lille have relaxed ever so slightly.
This just means that in the past, if you were caught with cannabis, you could face jail time.
But now, you are likely to get off with a fine, or if you are lucky, then just with a warning.
That being said, it is best to avoid smoking cannabis in public in Lille. While the laws might have relaxed slightly, there is no need for you to take a chance and get caught smoking in public. In case you are caught with a large quantity of weed, you might be arrested, so be careful about this.
Prices and Quality of Cannabis
Unfortunately, there are very few good options when it comes to getting cannabis in Lille. You will simply have to rely on street dealers. These guys have a reputation for selling low-quality weed for higher rates to tourists, so make sure that you know how to negotiate.
The price of cannabis will vary from dealer to dealer. However, you can try to get a gram of weed for 10 Euros. The quality of cannabis, however, is doubtful.
If you are desperate, you can give it a chance, but there is no guarantee of what kind of weed or hash you will end up with.
Cannabis Culture in Lille
Cannabis may be illegal in Lille, but that doesn’t stop the youngsters from finding dealers and smoking weed and hash in the city. The best place to look for dealers in Lille would be in the Wazemmes district. Look out for the Arab guys and younger black men.
Chances are, they will recognize you before you recognize them. These guys will walk up to you and ask if you want to buy weed or hash.
Remember to negotiate!
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to buy weed in parks?
Well, you might get into a great deal of legal trouble if you do! You would not only have to pay a fine, but you might also face jail time. You need to be careful about where and whom you are buying weed from in Lille.
Can you smoke hash on the streets?
As long as you stay away from the cops, you might be able to smoke hash freely on the streets without any trouble. However, if the cops catch you, there is a high chance you will have to pay a fine. If you comply with them, they might even let you off with just a warning. Be friendly!
What happens if you are caught with marijuana?
If you are caught with a small amount of marijuana on you, or you are caught smoking a joint, you might be let off with a warning, or you might have to pay a fine. However, if you have a large amount on you, or you are distributing it, or making a scene, there are high chances of you getting arrested.
Is it easy to get weed in Lille?
It is relatively difficult to get weed in Lille. Even if you do find dealers, most of them will try and sell you hash instead of weed. If you are lucky, you can find dealers willing to sell cannabis for reasonable prices, but you have to be on the lookout.