A lot was written about the Willie Wortel Cannabisshops, here are the articles that are stored in the Cannabis Culture Archive, a usefull resource for cannabis news:

Haarlem herb extravaganja!


07 Sept, 2000

Dutch coffeeshop launches internet contest for free stoner vacation.
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/1685.html - 14k


Willie Wortel's Cannaquiz contest


03 Dec, 2000

Haarlem coffeeshops provide fun alternative to Amsterdam scene.
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/1765.html - 15k


Haarlem Happenings


08 Jan, 2001

A thousand people compete for Holland holiday
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/1836.html - 12k


Van Schaik moves on Belgium


25 Jan, 2001

Coffeeshop owner brings buds to Belgians
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/1852.html - 12k




Van Schaik invades Belgium


31 Jan, 2001

Belgian senators back cannabis provider
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/1854.html - 14k


Van Schaik blocked in Belgium


05 Mar, 2001

Belgian brass backpedal on marijuana museum
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/1901.html - 13k


Cannaquiz Winner!


10 Apr, 2001

First cannaquiz winner wins trip to Haarlem, Holland!
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/1922.html - 9k


Dutch coffee shop guru keeps on smoking


26 May, 2001

Protests and counter-protests over marijauna info-centre
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/1980.html - 12k


Europe's pot progression


29 Jun, 2001

Belgium and Holland explore new solutions to decriminalize marijuana.
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/1956.html - 28k


Holland Daze


05 Aug, 2001

Holland: a cannabis tourist's utopia
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2052.html - 13k


The battle of Belgium


18 Aug, 2001

Holland coffeeshop guru Nol Van Schaik pushes Belgian pot-tolerance to the limits.
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2011.html - 25k


Smooth sailing for first UK cannabis coffeeshop


10 Sept, 2001

The 'Dutch Experience' set to open September 15 in Stockport
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2099.html - 13k


First UK marijuana coffeeshop to open


15 Sept, 2001

Activists Davies and Van Schaik bring pot to Stockport
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2088.html - 12k


The Dutch Experience busted


15 Sept, 2001

Six arrested on morning of grand opening
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2106.html - 14k


Dutch Experience opens after bust


17 Sept, 2001

Activists vow to continue fighting for legalization
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2109.html - 17k


UK medpot activist arrested again


24 Sept, 2001

The 'Dutch Experience' raided again by police
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2113.html - 13k


Haarlem: hemp city central


06 Oct, 2001

Willie Wortel is alive and thriving in Holland's other Amsterdam.
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/1796.html - 36k


Coffeeshop courses


09 Feb, 2002

Van Schaik's seminars educate potential coffeeshop owners
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2278.html - 15k


WWW eviction imminent


26 Feb, 2002

Nol Van Schaik's coffeeshop to be bulldozed
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2293.html - 11k


The geopolitics of Afghani hash


20 Mar, 2002

Afghanistan was once known for producing world-class hashish.

What does the future hold?
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2225.html - 31k


England's Dutch Experience


12 Apr, 2002

UK coffeeshop stays open despite repeated raids and the jailing of its founder.
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2299.html - 19k


Summer in the Netherlands


23 Apr, 2002

There's more to Holland than Amsterdam
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2386.html - 16k


Colin Davies is free


17 May, 2002

UK coffee shop pioneer released on bail
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2430.html - 12k


New ways to enjoy Holland this summer


04 Jun, 2002

Guidebook and tour guides for the savvy stoner
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2445.html - 11k


Colin Davies in jail again


03 Jul, 2002

Manchester police re-arrest Dutch Experience founder
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2514.html - 14k


Marijuana rocks British government


10 Jul, 2002

Pot policy shifts as war against Colin Davies heats up
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2529.html - 16k


UK marijuana reforms questioned


31 Jul, 2002

Brixton experiment ends; Stockport situation worsens
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2564.html - 16k


Dutch coffee shops celebrate thirty year anniversary


17 Aug, 2002

Despite threats, potshops carry on
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2575.html - 16k


British prisons full


02 Sept, 2002

UK pot prisoners should be freed
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2586.html - 14k


Dutch coffeeshops under attack


09 Oct, 2002

Is it the beginning of the end for Holland's policy of marijuana tolerance?
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2589.html - 18k


Holland weed competition promises real contest


12 Oct, 2002

Haarlem hempster organizes big event
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2639.html - 13k


How did Holland do it?


16 Oct, 2002

New book to detail history of Dutch potshops
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2624.html - 13k


UK pot dreams turn to nightmare


09 Nov, 2002

Activists rot in prison while British feds backtrack on decrim.
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2649.html - 18k


Celebrate cannabis origins in Holland


10 Nov, 2002

November event highlights the highs
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2684.html - 15k


Two continents, two heroes


22 Nov, 2002

Emery boots Czar; Van Schaik books cannabis
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2695.html - 22k


30th Anniversary of the Dutch Hashcoffeeshops : 1972 - 2002.


29 Nov, 2002

Friday Nov 29, 2002
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2694.html - 16k


 The year 2002 in review


23 Dec, 2002

Victories, defeats and more work to do
http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/2764.html - 18k