A clerk packs pre-rolled marijuana joints for a customer in Vancouver. The legalisation of cannabis abroad, in jurisdictions including Canada, is said to be encouraging Hong Kong youngsters to try the drug without fully realising the possible health consequences. Photo: AP

Image of marijuana as a ‘happy’ drug is dangerous for young Hongkongers

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A clerk packs pre-rolled marijuana joints for a customer in Vancouver. The legalisation of cannabis abroad, in jurisdictions including Canada, is said to be encouraging Hong Kong youngsters to try the drug without fully realising the possible health consequences. Photo: AP
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The use of cannabis “derivative products” is now legal in Canada. Photo: Reuters

Chinese in Canada warned of dangers of buying legalised cannabis products

  • After Ottawa rules ‘derivative products’ lawful, consulate in Calgary warns of harm they can do and risks of trying to bring them home
  • Canadian citizen was detained in east China in July on suspicion of drug offences
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The use of cannabis “derivative products” is now legal in Canada. Photo: Reuters
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