Cannabis is very popular for both medical and recreational usage, but cannabis regulations differ depending on where you live. While marijuana is still illegal in many locations, certain cities are a dream city for cannabis enthusiasts.

This list includes ten of the most cannabis-friendly cities that you can find.

10. Barcelona

Country: Spain

Many cannabis companies are located in Barcelona, included some of the world most important cannabis seeds banks. Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain. Barcelona has a very peculiar scenario when it comes to marijuana culture, which is essentially legal if done in accordance with the local cannabis laws.

9. Kingston

Country: Jamaica

Everyone knows about Jamaica and how Rastafari incorporated cannabis to its ceremonies. In addition, Bob Marley, perhaps the most representative Jamaican in history, was a cannabis user and a practitioner of the Rastafari religion. Furthermore, cannabis has been decriminalized in Jamaica since 2015 for possession up to two ounces (57 gr).

8. San Francisco

Country: United States of America

San Francisco has been an important city for the American hippie movement in the 1960s. Since then, San Francisco and California have been one of the most cannabis-friendly places in the world. In addition, cannabis has been legal for medical use since 1996 and for recreational use since 2016.

7. Seattle

Country: United States of America

This seaport city on the West Coast of the United States is the largest in the State of Washington. Washington has many of the best cannabis strains in the US and cannabis is legal for both medical and recreational use as the law permits anyone over 21 to carry 1 oz (28 g).

6. Montevideo

Country: Uruguay

Uruguay’s President, José Mujica, signed legislation legalizing recreational cannabis into law in December 2013, becoming Uruguay the first country in the 21st century to do so. Uruguay allowed the home production of up to six marijuana plants in August 2014, as well as the development of growing clubs, a state-controlled marijuana dispensary system, and the development of a Cannabis regulatory organization.

5. Vancouver

Country: Canada

As in Uruguay, cannabis is legal in Canada both for medical and recreational use. British Columbia has always had a more liberal approach to cannabis usage than the rest of the country. Marijuana is legal in Canada since 2015, when President Justin Trudeau took office.

4. Berlin

Country: Germany

Although cannabis is illegal in Germany, there are exceptions to the rule. Berlin, a city-state, allows possession of up to 15 grams (0.6 ounces) of marijuana, while the majority of countries allow up to 6 grams (0.2 ounces). Medical marijuana became legal in March 2017 and many political parties advocate for the legalization of recreational cannabis.

3. Denver

Country: United States of America

Denver is home to many of the most important cannabis companies in the US. Cannabis is legal for both medical and recreational use in Colorado. However, there are still some rules, you must be 21 or older to purchase recreational cannabis in Colorado.

2. Nimbin

Country: Australia

Nimbin is a hippie destination in New South Wales, Australia. Cannabis possession, cultivation and sale is illegal and punishable by law. Nonetheless, in Nimbin cannabis is openly sold, bought, and consumed. However, recent police interventions aim to shut down the cannabis trade.

1. Christiania

Country: Denmark

Also known as the Freetown of Christiania, Christiania is located in the borough of Christianshavn in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Until 2004, officials were tolerant of the country’s cannabis industry. Since then, the relationship between Christiania and the Danish authorities has been stressed to the breaking point. Since the beginning of the 2010s, the situation has begun to normalize, and Danish law is now being enforced in Christiania. Cannabis trade and consumption remains controversial in Christiania. Some Danish lawmakers favor for its legalization, while others support for its restriction.