South Korean authorities are warning citizens that are currently living in Canada to not smoke cannabis in the country after its legalise recreational marijuana last week. The authorities warned that smokers will be arrested when they enter South Korea from Canada.
People buy marijuana after it was legalise in Canada
The country has also sent the same warning to South Koreans living in Uruguay too, a country that was the first to legalise marijuana. The head of the anti-drugs division at Gyeonggi Nambu Provincial police agency, Yoon Se-Jin said that "Weed smokers will be punished according to the Korean law, even if they did so in countries where smoking marijuana is legal. There won't be an exception."
Violaters of the South Korean law by smoking cannabis where they are legalise will be sent to 5 years in jail anytime they return to the country.
More than 23,000 students are currently living in Canada, and the authorities have said that the law of Canada affects all the citizens of the country, whether home or abroad.