Hong Kong jails first person under cannabidiol ban

A 32-year-old woman was jailed in Hong Kong for bringing CBD into the city, the first conviction under the recent ban. Possessing or consuming CBD can lead to up to seven years in jail and hefty fines. Hong Kong officials argue that CBD can be converted into the illegal compound THC. Despite the ban, CBD remains popular globally and is expected to be a US$47 billion industry by 2028.

Nigerian national set to be hanged at dawn tomorrow for trafficking of Cannabis after Apex Court dismisses last ditch appeal

Chijoke Stephan Obioha, a Nigerian graduate who first came to Singapore for…