Stoned Sumo and Hemp Haiku: 21 Facts About Ganja in Japan

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Stoned Sumo and Hemp Haiku: 21 Facts About Ganja in Japan

These days Japan is known for having harsh anti-marijuana laws. But the truth is that cannabis played a crucial role in Japanese culture for many centuries, and is currently making a comeback. Let’s take a toking trip together through Japan’s hempy history.

CRACKED COM proold At the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, Canadian snow- boarder Ross Rebagliati won the gold medal. Then he was put in a cell, interrogated and charged with importing a controlled substance, all because he tested positive for cannabis. Rx

Source: CBC News 

CRACKED.COM DAY K its the PRESH-GRO Despite harsh laws and official disapproval, cannabis use is steadily increasing in Japan. One major Japanese magazine said the country has Cannabis Fever.

Source: DW.com 

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