Why China Is Betting Big on CBD | WSJ

As products made with CBD, or cannabidiol, take off in the U.S., Chinese entrepreneurs are looking cash in. The WSJ visited China’s cannabis heartland to see how they are navigating this highly sensitive industry as they try to turn their country into a CBD superpower.

Photo composite: Sharon Shi. Video: Clément Bürge

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  1. I am an agent for Crowdgrow: Food security is now supported by our expansion into the medicinal cannabis market in the Kingdom of Lesotho. (www.agri-culture.holdings) Our model is built on upliftment & education of disadvantaged communities. Your participation in our Medicinal Cannabis production offers you a opportunity to own your own mini cannabis farm, achieve a return of investment in excess of 25% whilst contributing to education and upliftment of the people in the Kingdom of Lesotho. (https://crowdgrow.io/ )

  2. Mmnn naaa il pass…buy organic from the U.S or Canada instead…even Mexico at some point, they need to legalize asap. We have more than enough land mass and quality soil to grow top grade weed. At least you won't end up smoking plastic…

  3. I bet some them Chinese people in that province b smoking the weed that gets rejected ! Let me guess the presidents weed smoking uncle that spent years living in new Amsterdam!

  4. …It’s grown in China, they said. Our new sworn enemy, they said. Ingesting it is perfectly safe, they said. It’s all brought to you by the same people that brought street opioids to America, they said…

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