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Beijing says… [American and Canadian] legalization of marijuana is a ‘threat to China’

*remainder of China’s “Great Wall”

China severely punishes those caught smuggling or trafficking… including foreigners … The move puts it at odds with North America, where cannabis has increasing levels of social acceptance.

Anyone found with more than 50 grams (1.76 ounces) of a controlled substance can face the death penalty. Authorities in major cities, including Beijing, have been known to carry out spot drug tests at bars and nightclubs in a bid to clamp down on… use.

Original Article (CNN):
Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a ‘threat to China’
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