Here’s the introduction to their piece

China Says No to Marijuana but Lets Its Cannabis Industry Bloom

China Farmers, companies increase hemp-related investments; a push ‘at light speed’ into CBD business

QUJING, China—In China, marijuana is seen as a dangerous narcotic, and possession is strictly punished. That hasn’t stopped the country from trying to become a powerhouse in the fast-growing industry for cannabis products.

Full article (Paywall)  https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-lets-its-cannabis-industry-bloom-but-says-no-to-marijuana-11573567906