Florence is a small city in Italy, often regarded as a cultural hot-spot. There are many students and tourists from all over the world. Finding weed in Florence is therefore not to hard. Here is a comprehensive guide to consuming and buying cannabis in Florence, Italy.
As of late, the city law has been primarily aimed at those consuming alcohol. These people tend to cause more damage and problems for the local law enforcement. In fact, glass bottles are not allowed to be sold after 10pm. The current Italian law has prohibited the sale, transport and growing of cannabis. It is decriminalized and legal for medical and religious uses.
Most report that smoking, when not done in the center or any heavily populated areas, is not a problem. Although, because it’s not necessarily legal, it is advised that you smoke with caution and avoid areas that officers frequent. Avoid the Piazza della Signoria, Uffizi and Piazza del Duomo. Tourists frequent these quarters so they are patrolled more frequently by the police.
Where to Buy Cannabis
Because there is a large student population, cannabis availability is fairly high. However, it can be hard to get a good connection unless you know a local. There are several well known neighborhoods in Florence known for their partying and cannabis availability. One of the most prominent neighborhoods is the Santa Maria Novella quarter. Visitors are advised to stay away from the translation in Santa Maria Novella as many people selling there will try to rip you off. Santa Croce is another area full of nightclubs so it’s a good place to meet people. However there are many complaints that the product sold there is of very low quality. Santo Spirito is a great place to buy high quality hash. It’s important to keep in mind that most of these smaller quarters are not safe for tourists or those who don’t speak Italian. Women traveling alone are particularly advised not to travel here if not accompanied.
Florence is another city where primarily hash is smoked rather than cannabis buds themselves. However, buds are available in some parts of the city. Good quality, north African hash will cost about 10 euros for one gram. Buds will cost the same, 10 euros for one gram for high quality. If you have a good connection, like someone who knows a local, the price may go down to just five or six euros per gram. The best hash can go up to 12 euros for one gram.