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Effects Of Ecstasy Use: 11 Facts And Fables

Posted on: October 27, 2016

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11 Important Facts And Dangerous Fables On The Effects Of Ecstasy Use This article on the effects of ecstasy is based on research from the Dutch Trimbos Institute. Examples in the article refer to incidents that happened in the Netherlands. FACT: Women Are More Sensitive Towards The Acute Effects Of Ecstasy Than Men Women are more […]

Undercover Police In Amsterdam Hunt Fake Drug Dealers

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Undercover Police In Amsterdam Hunt Fake Drug Dealers

On The Hunt With The Undercover Police In Amsterdam Two men in alien suits are walking in the Red Light District, singing and dancing, screaming and cheering. They look drunk. Every twenty meters they check the drink menu of a bar. Until they get asked if they are interested in some cocaine, xtc or speed. “Good […]

Rent A Boat In Amsterdam To Get The Full Experience

Posted on: October 7, 2016

Rent A Boat In Amsterdam Self Operated

Why You Should Rent A Boat In Amsterdam It is thanks to the 17th-century canal ring and its spiderweb of canals that weave around the medieval city – that Amsterdam is occasionally referred to as the Venice of the North. It’s a city that must been seen via its old streets but also through its […]

New Dutch Weed Laws

Posted on: September 23, 2016

New Dutch Weed Laws Netherlands

Newly Proposed Dutch Weed Laws Aim To Legalize Weed Production For the first time in Dutch parliamentary history a majority of parliamentarians are in favour of legalising weed production. The new Dutch weed laws are proposed by D66 (liberal democrats) and could signal the end for the Dutch world famous so-called “gedoogbeleid:” policy of tolerance. […]

An Interview With A Window Prostitute and Her Boyfriend

Posted on: September 13, 2016

Interview Amsterdam Window Prostitute And Boyfriend

The Things You Always Wanted To Know From An Amsterdam Window Prostitute… And Her Boyfriend A little introduction For some years now, we are following Felicia Anna – a Romanian window prostitute who works in Amsterdam – and Mark van der Beer – her Dutch boyfriend/fiancee – on Twitter. They both like to stay anonymous and […]

Dutch Political Positions On Prostitution

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Dutch political positions on prostitution.

10 Dutch Political Positions On Prostitution Explored Prostitution is still a hotly debated topic in the Netherlands though it may not appear that way abroad. For this reason we’ve decided to sum up the Dutch political positions on prostitution of every major political party.  CDA (Christian Democratic Appeal) Prostitution is seldom a free choice. To […]

Human Trafficking In The Netherlands Declines

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Human Trafficking in the Netherlands

Eighteen Percent Reduction In Cases Of Human Trafficking In the Netherlands The number of declarations on victims of human trafficking in the Netherlands has declined substantially last year in comparison with the prior year. In 2015 a total of 1.321 possible cases of human trafficking were reported to the police, compared with 1.561 cases the year before. […]

New Amsterdam Cannabis Law Enforced By Judge

Posted on: September 1, 2016

New Amsterdam Cannabis Law Enforced By Dutch Judge

Dutch Coffee Shop History – A Brief Introduction In Holland, “coffee shops” are stores where the sale and use of cannabis for personal consumption is tolerated by the Dutch authorities. The first coffee shop – not be confused with cafes of coffee houses – in Amsterdam was founded in 1972 by Wernard Bruining in a squatted bakery shop. It […]

New Dutch Prostitution Law Expected In 2017

Posted on: August 30, 2016

New Dutch Prostitution Law Expected In 2017

New Dutch Prostitution Law Will Impact Home Sex Workers A new Dutch prostitution law still has to be voted on in the senate but it could have big consequences for the industry as a whole when implemented. The Dutch senate is expected to vote yes in autumn 2016 with the law being implemented not too shortly after […]

Over The Edge Swing on A’DAM Tower

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Over The Edge Swing in Amsterdam

New Over The Edge Swing Thrill Ride In Amsterdam Amsterdam now boasts Europe’s highest over the edge swing. The over the edge swing let’s you swing over the edge (what’s in a name) of the one hundred meter high Lookout! Observation Deck situated on top of the A’DAM Toren (tower). Last week the over the […]