Weed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philly is one of the largest cities in the United States and also has quite some history. If you ever find yourself there you will quickly notice how amazing the architecture, the food, and the people are. However, when it comes to weed, the city has a lot to work on. Cannabis laws in Philadelphia are not very strict, but getting weed can be hard for visitors. Keep on reading to find out more.

Cannabis laws in Pennsylvania

Sadly, marijuana is still not legal in Pennsylvania, but there have been some pretty big steps made in the last few years. While recreational use of pot is illegal, medicinal marijuana was made legal in 2016. It’s a rather limited law, but a great step in the right direction. When it comes to recreational use, it is highly dependent on the municipality and Philly is very cool about weed. Possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana is decriminalised and will only get you a 25$ fine.

As it currently stands, weed isn’t really legal in Philadelphia, but it’s not very illegal either. It’s not an ideal situation, as there are no proper dispensaries that sell high quality weed, and you need to buy cannabis from the street. the good news it that as long as you have 25 dollars on you, you will be fine with the Philly cops.

Getting weed in Philadelphia

While there are a few spots in Philadelphia where you can buy weed, it is generally not very safe. the streets of Philly aren’t for everyone and buying cannabis there can be very risky, especially if you are out of town. You best bet is to find some students on a night out and ask them to hook you up, most of them smoke or know how to help you. However, don’t ask random people, or homeless people for weed. Some might be able to help you, but others might stab you.

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