CANNABIS CLUB MYTHS

Myths and Facts on CSCs in Barcelona

Spanish Cannabis Club Myths

Cannabis clubs in Barcelona are frequently recognized as places of socialization and relaxation.

But there are also many misconceptions and myths surrounding these entities.

It is important to understand that there are certain things that are not allowed to do within a Spanish CSC. Although private consumption of cannabis is tolerated and decriminalized, it is risky for anyone to consume or possess marijuana in public.

Below we list the errors and the most common Cannabis Club Myths in the public imaginary.

You can join a cannabis club without invitation. FALSE!

If you show up at the door of a CSC without being provided with a personal invitation from the club or from another member, you will be rejected. And this counts as well for friends and companions: if they want to join the club, they must have their own personal invitation.

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Ask about clubs around the street. GREAT MISTAKE!

Cannabis clubs, being private and non-public entities, protect the privacy of registered members. Do not ask for information on the location to people on the street, it is not appreciated.

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In cannabis social club you buy weed. FALSE!

Cannabis clubs, being private and non-public associations, protect the privacy of registered members. Do not ask for information on the location to people on the street, it is not appreciated.

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In CSCs you can get weed and smoke it outside. FALSE!

The Spanish marijuana law punishes the public consumption of weed. So, do not smoke weed on the street, because it is only allowed inside the private association.

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Registration to cannabis clubs is free. FALSE!

Marijuana associations require you to contribute with a membership-fee at the moment of your registration. It is usually an amount in between 20 and 40 Euros at the discretion of the club. Do not ask for a discount, it is not permitted.

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You can read more about Cannabis Social Clubs legislation and how to request an invitation. TRUE!

CSC Rules Invitation

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