The FT reports……...In a sign of the shift in opinion, corporate Japan is now wrestling with the consequences of the country’s stringent narcotics laws as cannabis-related products threaten to disrupt the alcohol and tobacco industries. Although rarely discussed in public, executives privately complain that Japanese companies risk missing out as moves to legalise cannabis in Canada, and across some US states, unleash a wave of sector research and product development. “It’s a huge taboo. We can’t even debate about it

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