Saturday, December 5

Weeding through the hype

The relatively rapid move to legalise medical marijuana in Thailand has struck a high note across the globe, paving a path for profit potential through fully legalised cultivation and export of the much-touted cash crop.

On Christmas of 2018, the National Legislative Assembly passed a law to approve the production, import, export and possession of cannabis and kratom, as well as regulations.

Consumers can carry specified amounts necessary for treatment of illnesses if they have prescriptions or certificates from professionals in the fields of medicine, dentistry or indigenous medicine.

Licences for the production, import, export, sale and possession of cannabis and kratom are to be issued by government organisations related to medical and agricultural research and narcotics suppression.

Read more at Bangkok Post.