Dutch govt scraps 'weed pass' for coffee shops - Article Photos 1/3

FILE - In this Friday April 20, 2012 file photo a man smokes a marijuana joint during a protest against a government plan to stop foreigners from buying marijuana in the Netherlands. The new Dutch government is scrapping a planned "weed pass" designed to keep foreigners out of the nation's cannabis-selling coffee shops. Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten said late Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 that the passes are being immediately scrapped. Placard reads: "We Want No Weed Pass". (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)