Legal status of marijuana in morocco

Legal status of marijuana in morocco
Luke Sumpter

Find out about the legal status of medical and recreational marijuana in Morocco. Is marijuana illegal? Better safe than sorry!


The production, sale and possession of any form of medicinal marijuana products are illegal in Morocco.


The cultivation, sale, and possession of cannabis for recreational purposes are illegal in Morocco.

Cannabis is widely used in Morocco and the country is known as one of the largest producers of marijuana.

There probably isn't a single coffeeshop in Amsterdam that does not sell at least one kind of Maroccian hashies, also known as simply "Maroc".

Many farmers grow cannabis because it’s the only crop that makes enough money to get by, even though technically this is illegal.

Although it is easy to find good quality cannabis, possession of cannabis in Morocco is illegal and will be punished.

There have been several attempts by several parties to somehow get marijuana legalized in Morocco.

In 2016, a movement called “Maroc Cannabis 2016” again called for legalizing and taxing marijuana cultivation, but unfortunately nothing has been changed yet.

Luke Sumpter
Luke Sumpter

Luke has worked as a cannabis journalist and health science researcher for the past seven years. Over this time, he’s developed an advanced understanding of endocannabinoid system science, cannabis phytochemistry, and cultivation techniques.