In this guide, you will find out everything there is to know about Cannabis in Mechelen, where to find it, how much it costs, and the laws surrounding it.
Whether you’re a casual smoker just looking for some information or a long-time resident who is curious,
I’ve got you covered ☺
If you have ever bought cannabis in Mechelen before, feel free to share your experiences and any tips with your fellow smokers in the comments below!
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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= totally illegal, 10= completely legal] – 2
Cannabis is entirely illegal in Mechelen, and any activities related to it are also not tolerated. If you are caught with as little as 3 grams of cannabis, you will be fined in most cases.
Cannabis for medical uses has just recently been made legal in Mechelen. This means that as a consequence, the police are slightly more forgiving. However, it is still not tolerated.
You might be able to grow one female cannabis plant in your home, but not in public.
As for possession and consumption, even as little as 3 grams might tick off the cops and make them fine you. However, if you willingly pay the fine, there should not be any more trouble.
Make sure you are not smoking it in public. Or, if you are, keep an eye out for the cops.
In case you are caught with a more massive amount of cannabis, you might even be arrested, so be careful.
Prices and Quality of Cannabis
Most of the cannabis in Mechelen come directly from the Netherlands. This is excellent news for smokers because the quality of cannabis is quite remarkable!
You should be able to buy a gram of weed for 10 Euros. However, if you are a tourist, there are obvious risks of you being ripped off as well.
Where can you buy weed in Mechelen?
Just like any other city, if you look hard enough, you will be able to spot the stereotypical dealers around the streets looking to sell weed or hash. However, if you don’t want to explore the city for dealers, you can always just ask some of the young locals in the city for some help.
Other than that, you can also simply drive to the Netherlands, which is just around 10 km away. Here, you can legally and safely buy cannabis without a worry. You will find many wonderful strains of cannabis being sold here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to buy weed from parks?
If you are caught by the cops, you can land up in a huge mess. So if you must buy weed from the parks, make sure you are super discreet about it.
Can you smoke hash on the streets?
Technically, yes. You can smoke hash on the streets, but if the cops catch you, you will be fined. In rare cases, the cops might just turn a blind eye toward you and let you be, but you’d have to be lucky.
What happens if you are caught with marijuana?
If you are caught with less than 3 grams of marijuana, 2 things can happen. Either you’ll be let off with a warning, or you’ll be fined, and your weed will be confiscated. If you have any more than 3 grams, you might be in more trouble.
Is it easy to get weed in Mechelen?
If you know where to find the dealers, yes, it’s quite easy. However, you can always just drive to the Netherlands and get your weed safely and legally.