For some months there have been rumors that Copenhagen might be the next city in Europe where cannabis would be legalized. But last weekend the Justice Ministry officially turned down Copenhagen City Council’s request to start an experiment with legalizing cannabis in the city that has a population of about 1.2 million. At this moment the sale, consumption and cultivation of cannabis is strictly illegal in Denmark, but for many years already there is a huge black market for cannabis.

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