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Japan to ban more cannabinoids after gummies sicken people

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Does my body belong to me?

10 ( +14 / -4 )

Children in charge of the country on display again.

Just legalise it already. Causes far fewer issues than alcohol does.

9 ( +22 / -13 )

Key here is "synthetic". That's the problem.

9 ( +10 / -1 )

All the people commenting that Japan is drug-free really don't know much about Japan.

If Japan was smart and treated their citizens like grown adults, they would just legalize THC like they did in Canada and put a disclaimer saying that it may cause such and such side effects and to use with discretion.

At least that's my opinion.

5 ( +10 / -5 )

In some western countries katsuyobushi is banned because of it's chemical compounds also found in soy sauce and because it stimulates the body cannabinoid receptors.

Checked myself, it's not just "some" but the entire EU and the same is also found in some miso as well

From wiki:

The mycotoxin beta-nitropropionic acid has been found on katsuobushi as well as in miso and in soy sauce, two other Japanese fungal fermented products. Certain strains of A. glaucus are reported to produce mycotoxins.[5]

Due to the smoking process which involves tar and charcoal, amounts of benzopyrene exceeding EU standards, as much as 37μg per kilogram, have been detected in commercially sold katsuobushi.[6] As a result, they have been banned for sale in the European Union.[7]

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4 ( +5 / -1 )

In some western countries katsuyobushi is banned because of it's chemical compounds also found in soy sauce and because it stimulates the body cannabinoid receptors.

Checked myself, it's not just "some" but the entire EU and the same is also found in some miso as well

From wiki:

The mycotoxin beta-nitropropionic acid has been found on katsuobushi as well as in miso and in soy sauce, two other Japanese fungal fermented products. Certain strains of A. glaucus are reported to produce mycotoxins.[5]

Due to the smoking process which involves tar and charcoal, amounts of benzopyrene exceeding EU standards, as much as 37μg per kilogram, have been detected in commercially sold katsuobushi.[6] As a result, they have been banned for sale in the European Union.[7]

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3 ( +4 / -1 )

In some western countries katsuyobushi is banned because of it's chemical compounds also found in soy sauce and because it stimulates the body cannabinoid receptors.

Which "western" countries specifically?

0 ( +5 / -5 )

Those gummy shop hygiene isn’t the best either with most people touching the gummies with their hands, cough and sneeze on it! It’s a bacteria filled Petri dish! And people wonder why they got sick after eating those!

-3 ( +5 / -8 )

""A ministry panel on Tuesday approved adding the six compounds to the list of controlled substances, prohibiting their manufacture, sale and possession except for medical purposes.""

Here we go slowly but surly the dark web and the drug lords are seeping into Japan were they can sell anything at a much higher profit, made in China synthetic cannabinoids are the worst of all.

If Japan does not get a handle on drugs and tightly control it's flow it will suffer the same epidemics that are raging in Europe, the America's, Australia, Canada, South East Asia, and the rest of the world.

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

No tolerance for drugs in Japan.

Exactly!

-9 ( +1 / -10 )

Winners don’t take drugs

Just say no!

-10 ( +6 / -16 )

Good.

No tolerance for drugs in Japan.

One of the things I love about this country.

-12 ( +4 / -16 )

Does my body belong to me?

Good question to ask oneself after consuming gummies.

Watch out.

-14 ( +2 / -16 )

Well done to Japan. Keep weed a class A drug.

Potheads are not required here

-15 ( +5 / -20 )

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