Copenhagen's largest cannabis market shut down

A sign saying that Pusher St. in Christiania will be shut for a few days
A sign saying that Pusher St. in Christiania will be shut for a few days Copyright Eurovision
By Lucas Radicella
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Pusher St. in Copenhagen's alternative Christiania neighbourhood was unexpectedly closed on Tuesday morning

Denmark's most famous open air cannabis market was unexpectedly shut down on Tuesday. The entrances to Pusher St., located in Copenhagen's alternative Christiania neighbourhood, were fenced off by local residents with a sign reading "it would be closed for a few days and would reopen a cozier street". 


Though no official reason has yet been given for the shut down, local news agency Ritzau reported it could be a dispute about who should be allowed to sell drugs on the street.

Christiania, also known as Freetown Christiania, is a neighbourhood in the Danish capital that has been autonomously run by hippies and anarchists since 1971 and has become a magnet for activists and tourists alike.

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