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Why This Club Owner Is Organizing Sex Parties for HIV-Positive Men

Richard Keldoulis has made it his mission to keep Amsterdam's gay scene alive.
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Meet the People Revolutionizing Weed Edibles in Amsterdam

Space cake is actually still the only real edible cannabis product available in the Netherlands. But that's starting to change.
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crime & drugs

Trouble in Europe's Pot Paradise: A Bloody Gang War Is Raging in Amsterdam

The Dutch approach to drugs has shown great promise for harm reduction, but it has also shielded problems with drug crime from public view — until now.
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Get High During Dinner at This Fancy Restaurant

Green House Kitchen is the best example of the emerging weed culture in The Netherlands: haute cuisine for cannabis lovers, minus the smoke during dinner.
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This New Survey Reveals How the World Buys Drugs Online

Respondents told the Global Drug Survey 2015, getting illegal substances from the deep web is safer in many ways than buying them from strangers on the street.
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Norwegian Researchers Are Crowdfunding to Make Psychedelics and MDMA Free for Global Medical Use

As psychedelics are found to be less dangerous and more helpful than previously thought, researchers are trying to overcome the next major hurdle: money.
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Captured Video Shows 'Hacker' Taking Over Dutch TV Studio with Fake Gun

Claiming to be a hacker with intelligence secrets, the gunman took control of a TV studio and demanded to go on during the nightly news and make an announcement to the nation.
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We Asked Professor Brian Cox About Life, the Universe, and Everything

"There almost certainly is no purpose" to the universe. Thanks, professor! So what do we do with our lives?
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An LSD Trip Helped Me Quit Smoking

For 18 years I was a stubbornly addicted smoker, but I didn't break out of the bad habit until I took a tab of acid with my friend and realized how badly I wanted to leave cigarettes behind.
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Only in the Netherlands Do Addicts Complain About Free Government Heroin

Using free heroin has now become so easy, addicts are beginning to feel like society has given up on them.
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defense & security

The Netherlands Has Been Invaded by US Security Goons

When President Obama is in town, a city becomes something like the border between North and South Korea.
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Motherboard Blog

When You Buy Pizza With Bitcoins, This Man Makes Money

Anthony Gallippi is CEO of BitPay, the PayPal of the Bitcoin world.
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