Will Amsterdam’s Marijuana Culture be Stubbed Out? Oldest Cannabis Cafe in City Set to Close in Government Crackdown

Amsterdam’s oldest coffee shop has been shut down by the Dutch government leaving tourists and locals alike wondering if this spells the demise of the city’s famous cannabis culture.

Mellow Yellow, a cannabis cafe that’s been open since 1967, will shut up shop on January 1 by order of the mayor.

The shop set a precedent and led the way for countless coffee shops to pop up all over the city.

It has to close as part of a government-backed scheme to shut down any coffee shop within 800 feet of a school.

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