By the end of this article, you will know everything about finding, smoking, and staying safe with Cannabis in Madrid.
If you are traveling to Madrid and need to brush up your facts about the cannabis laws, or your curiosity brought you here
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Tolerance level guesstimation [1= very illegal with severe punishment, 10= total legalization] – 9
As long as you grow or consume cannabis within your private property, you are completely within your legal rights. You might even get away with smoking it in public; however, it is still illegal to do so for all intents and purposes.
Madrid Marijuana Laws
While it is technically illegal to possess more than 2 ounces of Marijuana in public, smoke it, and of course, distribute it in public, the laws are quite flexible and even friendly when it comes to dealing with Marijuana.
This is where it gets interesting, so read on;
Private possession and consumption of weed in Madrid are completely decriminalized. This means that you can grow your pot (not more than two plants) and smoke it within your own home, and you will be completely within your legal rights to do so.
However, growing it, smoking it, and distributing it in public is illegal. That being said, you will still find people openly smoking weed or hash along the streets of Madrid (this does not mean that you should do it too, though)!
Does your idea of sitting back and relaxing include smoking a blunt or rolling a quick joint with your friends and enjoying the high? Well, if your answer is yes, then the next question is; are you going to Madrid?
If that is another yes, then you are in luck. The laws around cannabis are very relaxed in Madrid.
You can relax and smoke your cannabis within your private property or even in one of the famous cannabis clubs in Madrid, but you already knew that, right?
What about in public?
Well, you will see a lot of people smoking weed and hash in parks, on the streets and just here and there in Madrid. The laws state that this is illegal, but the cops are quite relaxed about it in reality.
In case you are carrying a large amount of Marijuana, it might raise some suspicion, and the cops might even levy a fine, but that too hardly ever happens.
Now, in case you are distributing this weed, then you will find yourself in some substantial trouble, as this has quite the harsh consequences.
Cannabis prices in Madrid
You will be surprised to find that the prices of Marijuana in Madrid are generally quite low. However, if you are a tourist and you don’t know your way around, you might get ripped off by the locals.
If you are looking for weed in Madrid, you should typically not be paying more than 7 Euros for a gram.
For hash, it’s even lower; you should find some good quality hash for 5 to 6 Euros per gram.
Types of cannabis you will find
When it comes to finding good quality cannabis in Madrid, you will find quite the variety at the cannabis clubs.
If you are looking for good weed, you can choose from 5 to 6 varieties of Sativas and another 5 to 6 varieties of Indicas.
Apart from that, you will also find the usual- hash, iceolator, concentrates, and the occasional edibles as well, if you are interested!
Cannabis Culture in Madrid
Cannabis is deep-rooted in the Spanish culture, and you will find most people enjoying the benefits, and of course, the highs of this beautiful plant. The laws and culture surrounding weed are quite similar in Madrid and Barcelona, with just one big difference; where Barcelona has over 300 cannabis clubs to explore, Madrid has just about 60 to 80 of them.
Another difference you will find is that Madrid has a large black market for buying weed, but honestly, this might not be the best path to take if you are looking to buy good quality weed while at the same time staying out of trouble with the law.
The cannabis clubs in Madrid are not public. Rather, they are private associations that are formed by people who wish to share the joys of cannabis with others. Of course, you will have to become a member of these clubs, and you can do so only by being sponsored by an existing member.
But this is not too difficult, so don’t worry!
Where can you buy Marijuana in Madrid?
Once you become a member of one of these cannabis clubs in Madrid, you can buy Marijuana from the dispensaries within the club. Technically, you are not ‘buying weed,’ but you are just contributing your share for the cultivation of weed within the association.
Remember, if you can walk up to a cannabis club and join without being sponsored, it is quite likely a public club, and buying weed from here would technically be illegal. Stick to buying Marijuana from your private cannabis clubs to be safe.
You will also find a lot of people randomly offering you ‘good prices’ for weed on the streets, in parks or outside these clubs. It is best to avoid these, as the quality of the weed is questionable, and it is illegal to buy it publicly.
What about medical Marijuana in Madrid?
Unfortunately, there is no system of medical Marijuana in Madrid. Quite simply, this means that no doctor can prescribe or recommend Medical Marijuana to you under any circumstances, and if they do, they might be putting themselves into trouble. However, if you need to buy cannabis, be it for medical purposes or pleasure, join a private cannabis club, and you should find whatever you need!
Frequently Asked Questions
Is buying weed in the parks safe?
Well, this has a two-part answer. The first part is that no, it is not safe to buy weed in the parks because it is completely illegal. However, you will find more than a handful of people ready to sell you weed in parks. If possible, avoid the temptation and opt for buying weed from a cannabis club or a ‘coffee shop.’
Can you smoke hash on the street?
Again, technically you SHOULD NOT smoke hash on the streets, but the cops are quite lenient, and you might not fall into a huge deal of trouble if you are caught doing so. Of course, make sure you are not carrying a large amount of hash on you while smoking on the street, as this can land you in a big soup.
What happens if you get caught with Marijuana?
If you are caught with a small quantity of Marijuana, either in possession or smoking it, you will most probably not be in any trouble and can get away with it. The maximum you might face would be fine. However, this also depends upon the quantity of Marijuana you have on you when you are caught, so be careful.
Is it easy to get weed in Madrid?
Technically, yes, it is very easy to get weed in Madrid. While there is a huge black market for weed, you will also find numerous locals trying to sell weed off street corners and around parks. The best way to get weed, however, would be to join a cannabis club.