Farmers in Andong, North Gyeongsang Province, harvest cannabis whose stalks are used to make fabric. The law in Korea bans cannabis products in general but allows seeds, matured stalks and stems. Photo: Andong city government

Cannabis is needed for medical treatment in South Korea, but legislation is slow to happen

There’s been an exponential growth in the number of people in recent years bringing in cannabis products for medical purposes

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Farmers in Andong, North Gyeongsang Province, harvest cannabis whose stalks are used to make fabric. The law in Korea bans cannabis products in general but allows seeds, matured stalks and stems. Photo: Andong city government
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