Effective tomorrow, the Netherlands bans smoking tobacco in public places, and the new law means big changes for Amsterdam's famously relaxed coffeehouses, reports USA Today. Because the law doesn't cover cannabis or hashish, users can continue to smoke them inside. But those who prefer their pot mixed with tobacco, as many do, will have to step outside.
"It's crazy," said one Amsterdam coffee shop owner. "It seems totally illogical to have a business that specializes in smoking and you ban tobacco." (Read more tobacco stories.)