Surabaya, Indonesia

Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 2

Legislation: Penalties are pretty harsh. Possession will land you about 4 months to a year in prison. If you’re white you might have bigger trouble with the authorities if you’re not willing to spread some cash. Dealing will lead to bigger penalties depending on how much of an example they want to make out of you.

Law enforcement: Police are not lenient. Regular stop and searches.

Where to buy marijuana: All the major shopping malls have vendors kicking about. Delta plaza, Galaxy mall and Pasar Atam are really good. The red light district, Dolly , is also a good bet. Look for guys hanging around phone card kiosks. Or wait to be approached by someone saying Hello Mister.

Marijuana prices: About 100,000 -200,000 (10 – 20 dollars) for an eigth of an ounce (3.5 grams)

Brands: Java Jive, sumatra tsunami, Funky flores, Sumbawa, Aceh anhilation.

More information: There’s a big discount during the muslim holy month Ramaddan and people smoke on the street openly.