Embassy: Don’t bring cannabis to Japan

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The Bangkok Post

The Thai embassy in Japan has warned Thais not to carry cannabis, hemp and cannabis or hemp-based products into Japan or face punishment. The embassy on Friday posted a warning on its Facebook page: “The Thai embassy in Tokyo would like to warn Thai people not to bring in cannabis, hemp or products containing with these plants into Japan. Violators could face punishment under the Japanese law.” Under the Japanese law, possession of cannabis and hemp for import and export purposes carries a jail term of up to 7 years, while possession of the weed for sale is liable to up to 10 years in prison a…

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