Guide Cannabis clubs in Barcelona
This site is a comprehensive source of information about all regarding cannabis clubs in Barcelona. All pieces of knowledge that you may be required to orientate in the Barcelona cannabis clubs system and local cannabis environment you will find in our articles and guides.
Our team always stays in touch with the local cannabis community and representatives coffee shops of Barcelona, so we always up on current events and share it in our blog. Depending on your needs, you can delve deeper and study in detail questions you have, or find concise step-by-step instructions and advice on how to behave and avoid tourist traps. Welcome!
5 steps how to join cannabis club in Barcelona
- Choose the cannabis club which you decide to visit in our catalog or map.
- Press the “Apply for membership” button and fill in the fields of a form. Enter the correct name and surname (as it in your ID). You will get a reply message from the club.
- Go to the club; ring the doorbell and show a message which you receive at the reception desk.
- Show your ID to identify yourself as a legal adult (18+). Then, you complete a quick interview so the club can endorse you.
- Make a payment for your annual membership. Congratulations, now you a member of the cannabis social club!
Joining a cannabis club in Barcelona will require an annual membership fee ranging from 20 € to 50 €. But, for the most part, you’ll face with 20 € membership charge.
You don’t need to be a Spanish citizen to join a cannabis club in Barcelona. In fact, there is no law prohibiting foreigners from registering in a cannabis club in Barcelona.
Firstly, it needs in order for the administration of the club can sure you reach the required age (18 or 21). And it is also linked to rules for which clubs must know their members and consider the quantity of how much cannabis is distributed to each person.
What cannabis social clubs is?
As a phenomenon, cannabis social clubs or as they are called in Spain Las Asociaciones de Cannabis have emerged in the early 1990s. It is non-profit associations that grow cannabis and distribute among members on a cost-recovery basis. It is also worth noting, that it is always private organizations, in the sense that they closed for free visiting, only registered members can come.
It may seem a little complicated at the beginning but later you estimate advantages arising from this property.
The advantages lie in a unique cozy atmosphere and a sense of emotional security. Such an environment and different features for together leisure activities like games makes cannabis clubs really good place for communication and have a good time with your friends. And not just a place where you can rustle up some weed.
In contrast to, for example, Amsterdam’s coffeeshops, where environment more related to a cafe or even fast food, with get in-get out format and constant fuss.
But all these concerns only officially and legally operated cannabis clubs. About one-third of establishments in Barcelona that call themselves cannabis clubs are illegal and have little in common with true cannabis social clubs. You won’t have to worry about the legality and common level of the club if you choose one in our catalog, where already selected only worthy places.
Why you should avoid street promoters?
In the streets of Barcelona, you might meet dealers and promoters inviting to attend “weed coffeeshops”, “smoking” or “cannabis” clubs, we strongly encourage you to ignore these offers. Besides the law troubles, you miss out on the chance to taste one of the best marijuana in Europe.
As well as enjoy the unique atmosphere of the private club. Official cannabis clubs of Barcelona never use promotion as it is contrary to legal norms on the basis of which they operate and always require registration, without any exceptions.
Just ignore any offers on the street
Illegal establishments, which street promoters invite you to visit constitute a gloomy placement, unsafe for tourists, and always with worse quality of cannabis.
Is cannabis legal in Spain?
Many tourists when arrive in-country have wondered about it. Actually the question cannot be answered unequivocally since in legal terms cannabis in Spain is not legal.
Carrying of any quantity or consuming cannabis in public places is illegal and you could be fined to 500 € and more.
Any actions associated with selling cannabis are criminal offenses with all of the resulting serious consequences up to prison time. Obviously, you’re not going to sell weed, but any interactions with street dealers can be regarded by police as participation in drug trafficking, so draw your own conclusions, is it worth it.
However, certain regulations of Spanish legislative, which we do not go into now, allow cannabis clubs to act within the bounds of the law.
So you can absolutely legally consume cannabis in the walls of the club. In addition, you can grow 2 plants at home, and also any paraphernalia such as seeds and other hemp products are fully legal. The issue of the legal status of marihuana in Barcelona has thoroughly covered in the article.
Ok, I’m inside, what’s next?
I’m sure you will be pleasantly surprised by the environment within the club, but don’t forget that outside the club cannabis is technically illegal. It is no trouble if you still feel the effect when going outside, but possession is illicit. Of course, we have a dedicated article about behavior in cannabis clubs.
But the basic rules are obvious, the cannabis social club is a place where peoples come to chill and have a good time. Just don’t disturb others and keep positive. And be consistent with dosage, the quality of products on the dispensary can surprising to many.
Each club offers different varieties of indica, sativa, various hybrids, and own varieties. You can choose a cannabis variety with high or low content. In addition to different varieties of cannabis, the menu usually has several types of hashish and even cannabis concentrates.