Canberra

Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 4.5

Legislation: Posession of Cannabis is illegal, but the posession of 25 grams of dried Cannabis for personal use has been decriminalised in the ACT, meaning that it will not warrant a criminal conviction. Similarly, anyone can grow up to two Cannabis plants without facing criminal charges - instead, the police have the discretion to issue a "Simple Cannabis Offence Notice".

For more information: Drugs and the law - AFP

Law Enforcement: The AFP generally tend to be pretty realistic, and focus on "real crimes" instead of Marijuana use. Don't wave your spliff in a cop's face and you'll be fine.


Where to buy marijuana in Canberra, Australia : Let me put it like this: If you want to get intoxicated, Civic is the place to be. Some reports suggest Manuka to score, but as a Canberra resident I've never found Manuka to be good for buying weed. The University has always worked for me

Instead, go to Civic (Thursday and Friday nights are the best time) and find a smallish club called Toast on the far eastern side, sort of near the Canberra Casino. If you know where Electric Shadows used to be (look for a staircase), Toast is located on one side of a funky courtyard at the top of the stairs which is full of Hexagons. If you look down and are reminded of Benzene Rings, you're in the right place.

Toast is a great place. The first Friday of every month, Toast hosts Lithium, a music event to which Canberra's Hippies, Goths and Emos are attracted like flies, and all of the people there tend to be either weed users or otherwise sympathetic.

So if you're looking for weed in Canberra and you've got no connections, go find the crazy Hexagon courtyard in Civic (if you can't find it, just ask anyone where Toast is) and hang around asking everyone you meet. Even if you don't find any, you'll meet some beautiful people and have a great night out.


Our most recent report is: "Another good place to find weed is the Pheonix; a small alternative bar in the nightclub strip across from the bus interchange, annotated by a large folding chalkboard with the word PUB written across it. It's frequented by old hippies, young hippies, uni students, punks and other varieties of alternative culture. People are generally friendly, tolerant and extremely drunk and/or high, so it won't be hard to find someone who can hook you up.
But seriously, in Canberra, it's easy to find weed. The city is a boring sh**-hole in the middle of nowhere, freezing cold in the winter, boiling hot in the summer, full of pollies and public servants who are full of shit, and you can be damned sure that every young person (and some old) at least knows someone who can get weed if they're not selling it to feed their own habits. At night time, if you can't get to Toast or the Pheonix, just find a bar playing live music and ask some of the trendies. Hell, most of the redneck tradesmen smoke, so they might be able to help you out.
All Canberra is is a place to find weed, and fireworks, because there isn't a hell of a lot else here."

Canberra, Australia marijuana prices:
For very chronic hydro, 1 gram = $20, $300 1 oz
Adelaide Commercial $ 250 oz