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Dutch cities are to decide themselves whether to bar foreign drug tourists from so-called coffee-shops, after the government scrapped its unpopular "weed pass" law. 

A woman smoking a cannabis cigarette in a Dutch coffee shop Dutch cities will decide at the local level whether to bar foreign drug tourists from so-called coffee-shops. ©AFP PHOTO / ANP PHOTO / ROBIN UTRECHT

The move will allow Amsterdam to keep pulling in millions of foreign soft-drug users, while allowing border towns to clamp down on crime related to drug tourism.

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