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10cm Announces Yoon Cheol Jong Is Leaving Band Due To Health Issues
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10cm Announces Yoon Cheol Jong Is Leaving Band Due To Health Issues

10cm has sadly announced that one half of the popular indie duo, guitarist Yoon Cheol Jong, has decided to leave the band.

On July 4, 10cms Facebook page posted a message from their agency Magic Strawberry Sound. It stated that Yoon Cheol Jong revealed his intention to withdraw from the band due to health reasons when his exclusive contract expired at the end of June and they were discussing the possibility of renewal.

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10cm Announces Yoon Cheol Jong Is Leaving Band
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10cm Announces Yoon Cheol Jong Is Leaving Band

10cm has sadly announced that one half of the popular indie duo, guitarist Yoon Cheol Jong, has decided to leave the band.

On July 4, 10cms Facebook page posted a message from their agency Magic Strawberry Sound. It stated that Yoon Cheol Jong revealed his intention to withdraw from the band due to health reasons when his exclusive contract expired at the end of June and they were discussing the possibility of renewal.

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Yoon Cheol Jong of 10cm to leave the group
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Yoon Cheol Jong of 10cm to leave the group

Only July 4, Magic Strawberry Sound stated that 10cm's Yoon Cheol Jong will be leaving the group due to health issues.

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The company stated, "Thank you to all the fans who continued to love and hold 10cm close to their heart. There will be a member change within the 10cm team. Back is June, when their contract was coming to an end, we started to discuss their contract renewal. However, Yoon Cheol Jong mentioned that he will be leaving the group due to personal health issues." 

Former 10cm Member Yoon Cheol Jong Admits To Marijuana Use
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Former 10cm Member Yoon Cheol Jong Admits To Marijuana Use

On July 18, it was revealed that police has forwarded former 10cm member Yoon Cheol Jongs case for marijuana use to prosecution.

According to police, he has been charged for smoking marijuana twice at an acquaintances home in July 2016. The acquaintance was arrested on April 7 for growing and selling marijuana, and Yoon Cheol Jong was discovered during the investigation.

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The police summoned Yoon Cheol Jong as a suspect on May 11, and he admitted to the charges.

Former 10cm member Yoon Cheol Jong under investigation for marijuana use
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Former 10cm member Yoon Cheol Jong under investigation for marijuana use

Yoon Cheol Jong, a former guitarist of popular indie group10cm, is under investigation for marijuana use.

According to theBusan Sasang Police DepartmentonJuly 18, Yoon Cheol Jong is under investigation for smoking marijuana at a friend Kwak's house in July of 2016. Meanwhile, Kwak is under investigation for using, as well as growing marijuana at his home.

Various media outlets claimed that Yoon Cheol Jong is also accused of growing marijuana, however, the police clarified that Yoon Cheol Jong did not engage in growing but solely in using the drug.