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Is CBD Legal in Japan?

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CBD has been legal in Japan since 2016. However, if you want to bring some  CBD products into Japan for some reason, there is something to keep in mind.

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Unlike most other countries where CBD is legal, where the CBD products can contain the amount of THC (usually between 0.2% and 0.4% is relying on the country).THC is 100% illegal in Japan.

Taking products with any THC content to the country is to be classified into drug smuggling,  and if you behave like this, you will have to deal with many situations that you are not willing to.

CBD products that are sold in Japan, no matter where it is from, are formulated to contain no THC at all.

The Japanese CBD Revolution

Due to the rapid growing of the market, the Japanese market has drawn the attention of international CBD producers, which is said to be growing at nearly 100% year by year.

CBD shops are popular all over the country, and CBD is also available in non-specialist shops,even in cafes. However, due to the strict THC laws, it is heavily advised to only consume products that you have bought in Japan.

Product is available online now, HealthyTOKYO is the most significant and most excellent online CBD seller in the country if you want some,you may click here.

Other Asian Country Laws


CBD has been legalized for therapeutic purposes only in Korea, while Thailand legalized medical marijuana back in December 2018. However, in Malaysia, a doctor was given the death sentence (which is currently being reviewed) for providing CBD products to patients.

CBD is totally illegal in China now, even CBD vape. Only the seeds and fiber of the hemp can be used for industry in China. Thus, never bring any CBD products to China, even with no THC at all. Only CBD products extracted from Industrial hemp are legal to buy and use in India. These products must have low THC content (less than 0.3%). Once higher, they will be classified as cannabis products.

When it comes to Pakistan, Hemp grows wildly all over Pakistan. Still, it is illicit if the farmers grow this kind of herb without any petition. Agriculturalists must petition for drastic contested licenses via the Pakistan Narcotics Control Board. However, the government keeps silent on the legality of concerning CBD extracted from the industrial hemp.

As for Indonesia, Indonesia has the strictest control of extractions of industrial hemp. Cannabis was banned in 1927 in its Dutch colonial period, and those old laws still work today. That is to say, all derivatives of medical or entertaining industrial hemp are regarded as class 1 and 2 narcotics. ALL ARE ILLEGAL.

If you want to know more about the CBD laws in Thailand and Singapore, you may click here.

CBD Tourism Guidance

If you are willing to have some CBD tourism and checking out the CBD scene in various countries in Asia. Japan is a charming place, so are Korea, Thailand, and India. The extracts of hemp are regarded as drugs in China, Malaysia, Pakistan, especially Indonesia.

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Jane Yang
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Jane Yang, master of TCSOL, editor of VAPEBIZ.NET.


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