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  1. Ron Strider

    How America Ruined Japan's Ancient Tradition Of Growing And Smoking Weed

    If you blaze in Japan and get caught, you could face up to 7 years in prison off a rip from some shitty weed. But Japan wasn't always so incredibly anti-weed, man. In fact, Japan used to be a nation that wore weed proudly on their shoulders – literally. Historically, hemp was the most...
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    Gaijin Ganja - Ever Heard of It?

    I found a strain of marijuana offered through BC Seeds that was developed in the mountains of Japan that is a pure Indica (100%)...They claim the THC level is 34%!! There is a great description of the buzz you get on their website. I am wondering if anyone has ever tried it, and more...
  3. K

    Japan's Draconian Marijuana Laws Against Ongoing Trends

    Tokyo — On Oct 25, former actress Maya Takagi was arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana. The self-described “naturalist” took up residence on Ishigaki island five years ago. Also arrested was Takagi’s male companion, Shigenari Moriyama, who had been actively promoting the use of the...
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    Japan's War Against Medical Marijuana

    Former actress Saya Takagi was arrested in Okinawa on Oct. 25 for possession of marijuana, three months after she unsuccessfully ran for a seat in the Upper House election on a platform to legalize pot for medical purposes. She insists the contraband was not hers. Though Takagi, whose real...
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    Japan's War Against Medical Marijuana

    Former actress Saya Takagi was arrested in Okinawa on Oct. 25 for possession of marijuana, three months after she unsuccessfully ran for a seat in the Upper House election on a platform to legalize pot for medical purposes. She insists the contraband was not hers. Though Takagi, whose real...
  6. R

    Japan's First Lady Touts Revival Of Hemp Culture

    There seem to be few dull moments in the life of first lady Akie Abe, who sometimes spends her time hosting a web-based talk show, harvesting honey from a bee farm and even paying occasional visits to the contentious Yasukuni Shrine. Most recently, Ms. Abe raised eyebrows after telling a...
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    Howdy, I'm Herbaliscious John

    I've been a lurker at 420Mag for a while and thought I would jump in and introduce myself. Presently, I own a company called Herbaliscious.com and we're just getting started in the world of 420. I hope to be able to actively contribute to 420Magazine but the only thing I can do right now is...