We all have the friend who "just can't function without weed, man!" But is there any real proof that it's actually addictive? or at least not in the way we commonly classify "addiction." Often, this kind of addiction is referred to as a "dependency," largely focusing on a mental attachment to the drug.The plaque reads “Respect sex workers all over the world”. She is fortified with steel, a move made by the centre to prevent vandalism.
The organization does this by running tours of the Red Light District for students and tourists.People do get "addicted," technically, but a similar addiction could occur with chocolate, or driving race cars every weekend.A mental dependency has a lot to do with an individual's mental makeup and overall state of mind.And so, like many other capital attempting to juggle regeneration and gentrification, the character of Amsterdam is changing.Each year, some 14 million people visit the Netherlands with 5.3 million of those heading to Amsterdam. It is this shift that prompted Amsterdam resident, carpenter and photographer Huub Prickaerts to publish his raw snapshots of the De Wallen area of the red light district between 19.