Cannabis laws in Luxembourg


Cannabis laws in Luxembourg. Luxembourg has become the second European Union member country to legalize the possession and cultivation of cannabis for personal use after Malta. After facing two years of delays, Luxembourg has taken a significant step towards ending its prohibition policy against cannabis.

Medical: legal 
Recreational: decriminalized, legalization introduced

Cannabis laws in Luxembourg

Luxembourg is in the midst of creating a legal recreational cannabis program. The proposed law would allow residents to cultivate up to four plants and consume at home, but public consumption remains illegal. 

Cannabis in Luxembourg 

When Luxembourg announced plans to legalize cannabis in 2018, it was set to become the first European country to do so. Delays in the process of doing so meant the country of Malta beat it to the finish line.

Proposed regulations were introduced in 2022. These are different than the government’s original promise of creating a legal market for buying and selling cannabis but would allow residents over 18 to grow up to four plants per household. Public consumption is still illegal. 

Medical marijuana in Luxembourg

Medical marijuana has been legal in Luxembourg since 2018. Patients must have a condition approved for cannabis to treat and can get a prescription through any physician who has specific training. Medication is in the form of an oil or capsules.

CBD regulations

CBD is legal in Luxembourg and you can find products for sale throughout the country. 

Luxembourg is a member of the European Union, and thus beholden to the 2020 EU Court ruling that determined CBD and its products were not narcotics, so “a country of the European Union cannot prohibit the marketing of cannabidiol legally produced in another member state.”

Can you grow your own weed?

Technically, not yet. Once the proposed regulations pass through Parliament, adults in Luxembourg will be able to grow up to four plants per household.

What is the tolerance for weed in Luxembourg?

In Luxembourg, active road users are allowed 1 ng THC/ml blood, which is close to « zero tolerance ». A cannabis intoxication lasts a few hours, but this limit can be reached even several days/weeks/months after the last use.

Is weed legal in Luxembourg 2023?

Cannabis in Luxembourg is legal for recreational and medical use for adults under specific circumstances. A bill was passed in the country’s parliament June 2023 to legalise the following for adults in Luxembourg: recreational possession, home-use of cannabis, and growing up to four cannabis plants per household.

How much does weed cost in Luxembourg?

According to authorities, the current average price per gram in Luxembourg for both hashish or herb is around 9.50 euros per gram

Is CBD legal in Luxembourg?

CBD is not considered a narcotic and, according to Luxembourgish cannabis laws, is legal when under 0.2% THC. Starting a CBD dispensary is about as simple as starting any other business in Luxembourg. It may also be your best (and possibly only) option at present.

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