What is the difference between a coffeeshop and a social club?

Cannabis social clubs, cannabis cafes, weed clubs or coffeeshops. The variety of these names can confuse. In essence, all these establishments provide cannabis products, however their operating model differs because of local law.

Cannabis Social Clubs are closed non-profit organizations in Spain that are only accessible to members and regulated by the authorities and government. Coffeeshops are places in the Netherlands (Amsterdam), where cannabis is openly sold in small amounts for personal use only.