“Drug trafficking can be punishable by death in North Korea, and even any consumption of narcotics can be fatal. Cannabis, however, is not banned and is mostly used for producing fibre. It can be often found growing freely alongside the road in North Korea.
“Most, if not all, tour groups to the DPRK are asked to solemnly bow and lay flowers on one or two occasions in front of statues of Kim Il Sung when visiting monuments of national importance. If you’re not prepared to do this, do not even try to enter North Korea.”