Amsterdam's Red Light District will no longer allow marijuana smoking on its streets starting May 25. Any violation of the new law, which will be enforced by police as well as local officials, will be punishable by a €50 (or $54) fine.

Nevertheless, tourists seem to be undeterred by the new rule.

Coffeeshops, the designated venues for purchasing and consuming marijuana, are also not worried about a negative impact on their business either, per Het Parool.

While some tourists find the ban unnecessary, coffee shop owners say it will increase their revenue by keeping customers inside longer.

"We’ll just keep people inside (…) That is not such a problem. We now ask …

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