‘A cannabis smoker was fined by Dutch police – because his joint contained tobacco. Holland has kept its liberal policy on cannabis smoking in the country’s “coffee shops”, even after a public smoking ban was introduced in Dutch cafes and restaurants last July. An Amsterdam police spokesman admitted it could be difficult to understand the current policy of allowing smokers to puff away on pure cannabis while fining tobacco users, reports the Daily Telegraph. “For logic it is sometimes impossible to explain, even to the Dutch,” he said. “The man was not fined for smoking a cannabis joint but for smoking. You can smoke cannabis but not tobacco in coffee shops.”…The man was caught lighting a hand rolled cannabis joint during a routine police check and fined because officers found tobacco mixed with the soft drug’
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