Drive-in coffee shop

A Drive-in coffee shop, sometimes called McJoint (referring to the McDonald's drive-in restaurants) is a Drive-in Cannabis coffee shop. It is a concept that has been proposed in the Netherlands, made possible due to a liberal drug policy. None are actually opened yet though.

The idea for a drive-in coffee shop was first proposed in Enschede in 2002. It was a plan by the Neighbourhood Corporation Enschede in order to cut down the issues the city was having with German drug tourists. The idea was to bring down the number of coffee shops in the Lipperkerkstraat, and open a drive-in coffeeshop near the German border. The municipality rejected the proposal however, because they didn't think it would clear the issue.

In December 2005, it was the municipality of Spijkenisse who proposed the idea of moving the coffeeshop Green Spirit from the town's center, to a location just outside town, where it would become a drive-in coffeeshop. Out of the 5 proposed locations, ironically enough, one next to the McDonald's drive-in restaurant was considered the best location. The issue has currently not been resolved yet, and the coffeeshop is still located at its original location.
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