Why Cannabis Users Should Avoid Singapore Like Their Freedom Depends On It

Article by Mike O, Cannabis Life Network


If you’re an avid traveler who loves cannabis, you might want to take Singapore off your list of must-see destinations- unless you’re willing to go a month without smoking weed or risk a hefty fine (or worse)!

That’s because Singapore has extremely strict drug laws and there’s a possibility you could get tested for drugs at the Singaporean airport for cannabis. As Global News reported, Travel Canada is warning Canadians against consuming cannabis and traveling to Singapore in the tweet below:

 travel.gc.ca ✔ @TravelGoC  Custom officers can request a drug test at the point of entry to #Singapore. If you test positive for drugs, you can be arrested and prosecuted, even if the drugs were consumed prior to your arrival in the country. http://ow.ly/PqcD30mrSuZ   2:53 PM - Oct 31, 2018 13 28 people are talking about this

So you might want to rethink getting high before you fly, even if your airport has designated cannabis smoking areas like YVR does, and especially if you’re going to Singapore. Canada made headlines around the world for legalizing cannabis a few weeks ago, so you might reasonably expect Canadian travellers to have a target on their backs in the minds of custom officials.

Countries warn citizens not to smoke cannabis in Canada

Recently, countries like Japan, China, South Korea, and Singapore have made headlines for warning their citizens they could face prosecution for using cannabis in Canada because, even though it’s legal in Canada, they are obligated to follow the laws of their own country in addition to Canadian law.

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