war, politics, and international relations, of course. But times are changing in Japan once again.
Best CBD Oils in Japan
You’re not allowed to use recreational cannabis products in Japan. If you get caught with any amount, you will receive a severe penalty.
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Japan is not as restrictive as you may assume — you can shop for CBD isolate products and broad-spectrum CBD both in-store and online.
Beauty benefits: Former Miss World Japan Priyanka Yoshikawa uses CBD oil to help with clear skin and getting a good night’s sleep. | DAN BUYANOVSKY
This awareness gap can have practical effects on businesses, too.
“I wanted to have my own skin care line for a long time,” Yoshikawa says, “And I saw that no one was really doing a good, CBD-based skin care line.”
In 2016, Masamitsu Yamamoto, a chef from Kanagawa Prefecture, died of liver failure while on trial for marijuana possession. The former chef had been suffering from advanced liver cancer and claimed he had used marijuana in a last-ditch relief effort, but was still being prosecuted, only to pass away before the trial could conclude.