Amalia Janisch, operations manager at Canna Punch (center), lets out a long slow hit at the crowded dab bar during the Prohibition is Over! party at Denver bar Casselman's on Dec. 31, 2013. (Joe Amon, The Denver Post)

The 11 Instagrams proving how high people still are at the Cannabis Cup

They say you can’t keep a good man down, and apparently you can’t keep stoners traveling to their Mecca from getting high.

Parts of the Amsterdam Cannabis Cup were shut down on Sunday, leaving many visitors to the ‘Dam confused — more so than usual. As of Monday morning, most of the festivities were back on track, though not quite as well-rounded as originally intended.

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It turns out there are some new rules for this Cannabis Cup, including the very 420-unfriendly no-sharing rule. But the clever potheads attending this year’s Cup in the Netherlands are clearly finding their way around that rule and others. (No dabs? At a Cannabis Cup?) Many of them are finding solace in smoke in the city’s many coffeeshops and other venues.

Here are 11 Instagrams that prove folks are still finding ways to get high at the Amsterdam Cannabis Cup.

#cannabiscup madness at #barneys #coffeeshop yummy samples #icecream&cookies!

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CC Editor @jfromthelake smoking Super Silver Haze at the @Bulldog_Cafe in #Amsterdam

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Thats where its all about we all having a great High Time at the shop

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