News of: Friday, February 03 2006,

Marihuana prohibition signs now for sale

The prohibition signs that were placed in Amsterdam-de Baarsjes (prohibiting the public smoking of marihuana around Mercatorplein) are now for sale.

The signs were already stolen a few times, and now the neighbourhood council has decided that they can be legally bought.

The special new traffic sign that was developed for the prohibition can be bought for E 90.-. To order, an email can be sent to

There is a small profit, the neighbourhood council says this will go to charity.