By the end of this article, you will find out more about Cannabis in Lyon.
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Tolerance Level Guesstimation [1= very illegal, 10= completely legal]- 3
The law is pretty strict in Lyon when it comes to cannabis, with possession, growing and consuming cannabis a very serious offense.
Cannabis is illegal in Lyon, and for all intents and purposes, you are not allowed to carry, distribute, or smoke it in public. However, in case you are caught, the punishment you can face will vary upon the temperament of the government official.
In many cases, the cops can let you off with a warning, or levy a fine on you. However, there can also be cases when the cops create a huge scene for carrying even a small amount of cannabis.
It’s better to be safe when in Lyon and keep your joints inside your home.
Not worth the trouble, is it?
Cannabis Prices and Quality
In general, you will find it harder to get hold of actual marijuana in Lyon, because it is illegal, and there are no shops where you can buy it from. You will have to rely on street dealers, and more often than not, the quality you get from them can be quite poor.
It is easier to get hold of the hash in Lyon than it is to get weed.
10 to 15 grams of hash will cost you around 20 to 30 USD, and a gram of weed can cost you around 5 to 10 Euros, or more, depending upon your dealer.
Where to buy weed in Lyon?
There is just one legal cannabis shop in Lyon, known as Nativus. However, this shop mostly sells products with a THC of less than 0.2%. You will find cosmetics, teas, cakes, oils, creams, and cannabis flowers as well. While these cannabis flowers are intended for infusions, you can also smoke them.
Other than that, you always have the choice of buying your weed from local dealers.
However, the price and quality of the weed are questionable.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Is buying weed in the parks safe?
No. it is completely illegal and a criminal offense, so if you are caught buying weed from parks, you can find yourself in a world of trouble with the cops. You may be asked to pay a heavy fine, but you might also be arrested and detained. That being said, there are no shops where you can buy weed from in Lyon so that street dealers may be your only choice.
Can you smoke hash on the street?
You absolutely should not smoke hash on the street in Lyon. Of course, you might find a lot of people doing it anyway, but they are doing it at their own risk. If the cops catch you, there can be hell to pay for. However, you might be able to get away with it if you do it very discreetly without drawing any attention to yourself.
What happens if you get caught with marijuana?
In case you are caught with marijuana in public, the cops can levy a huge fine on you. However, that also depends upon the quantity of weed you have on you and the cops’ temperament. You may also be let off with just a warning, but you have to be lucky for that to happen.
Is it easy to get weed in Lyon?
If you rely on street vendors and dealers, yes, it can be easy to get weed in Lyon. However, due to the lack of cannabis clubs and shops in Lyon, it can also be harder to get hold of weed here than in other cities.