While the rest of the world is recognizing the potential benefits of marijuana, there are still some places that have yet to jump on the bandwagon. If you are traveling, it is best to familiarize yourself with the cannabis laws in each country. Today we will tackle Italy and the legalities you may face when lighting up both medicinally and recreationally.
Italians are a people known for their free spirits, love of fun and adventure, and big hearts. While this may sound like characteristics shared with most smokers, it is not necessarily a green light to light up.
Currently, the legal stance weed in Italy can be looked at in one of two ways.
Under international law, it is illegal. But, the Italian government has decriminalized weed for personal use. However, this does come with some restrictions. Italy has gone back and forth on their marijuana policy since the early 70s.
It has gone from illegal to decriminalized to almost legal over the years.
Today, recreational smokers are still waiting to be able to freely smoke without any fear of repercussions. Penalties have become minor…