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The global ban on consumption for Koreans

the global consumption ban for koreans

Koreans are banned from using cannabis anywhere in the world

South Korea has very strict laws against cannabis. It is not necessary to be caught hand in the bag, to be arrested… The presence of THC in the body is enough, to be condemned. The government is expanding the law globally. Indeed, if you are Korean, the government will follow you (of THC), to the smallest corner of the world. And even if you take a vacation in Canada soon ...

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International ban on Koreans using cannabis

Internationally, South Korea is considered one of the best examples of democracy in the world. However, the Republic remains the world cradle of most stringent laws on cannabis. What is medicinal in one country can put you in prison in another ...

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Police can (and do) stop anyone on the street for a drug test. In addition, screening is done by any means possible, using blood, saliva and urine tests. The plant, even at the medical level, is totally prohibited. In South Korea, nothing will prevent you from being arrested, and sentenced ...

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The Korean police in full training ...

An arrest almost always results in days, months, years in prison. Possession of cannabis is a crime in South Korea. The penalty incurred in the event of a conviction varies from a suspended sentence to imprisonment for up to five years… All accompanied by a heavy fine (up to W 50 million) and deportation ...

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In South Korea, cannabis is seen as a hard drug, like heroin, cocaine and even cigarettes ...

If you are lucky you will be deported immediately or after spending some time in detention. If you are unlucky, you will have to serve your entire sentence before being deported ...

Government of South Korea opposes cannabis

Whether or not the use of cannabis is legal in your home country - for medicinal or recreational purposes - it is not legal in Korea. And it doesn't look like it will be anytime soon, even though it's available on the black market… Note that immigration authorities may also perform drug tests…

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Korean hip hop star Crown J was caught smoking a joint while recording an album in the United States…

For South Koreans traveling abroad, the laws still apply, across borders. The transatlantic arrest of Korean rapper Crown J in 2010 revealed the long reach of South Korean laws. The singer was sentenced to a very heavy fine, as well as eight months in prison and two years of probation. Thus, the government has made it illegal for Koreans living anywhere in the world to consume cannabis. At the time of legalization, and even in countries like Malaysia, or Thailand; South Korea, which is an exemplary country, seems to date retrograde and unfair.


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