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‘Magic’ Poet, ‘Weed Ambassador’ Simon Vinkenoog Dead at 80

Poet Simon Vinkenoog, a Sixties icon. With the death of Simon Vinkenoog Amsterdam loses one more of its iconic ambassadors of the ‘Swinging Sixties’… when the Dutch capital gained its reputation as a drugs-friendly Magic Centre… By Rob Kievit / … Continue reading

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Amsterdam : To Have Such Problems!

Coffee shop for cannibis smokers in Amsterdam You can’t get busted for smoking weed, but tobacco is another matter. Roger Baker / The Rag Blog Marijuana Is In, Tobacco Is Out Under Netherlands’ Smoking Ban By Martijn van der Starre … Continue reading

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