Recreational Drug Use in Europe Another country that has not legalized drug, but is tolerant of the use of "soft drugs" is Holland.
Today, the Platzspitz is back to its natural state of beauty and a friendly place for families to visit.
In 1987, the Swiss government made a bold and unheard of decision to allow illegal drug use in one of its most popular parks called the Platzspitz.
The Platzspitz was a beautiful park that has existed in Zurich since the Middle Ages, however, it had been overrun by heroin addicts in the late 1980s.
In addition, Holland has a reputation of being the key entry point of drugs for the continent of Europe.
Currently, Dutch coffee shops are allowed to sell cannabis (acquired by shadowy means) that must meet certain government regulations.