Items tagged with thailand and medical cannabis

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Cannabis in Thailand: How far will the green gold rush go? [07.11.2019] Thailand made headlines all over the world last December when it became the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize cannabis for medical use and ...
Thais allowed six cannabis plants per household under draft law [13.09.2019] A party in Thailand's ruling coalition has proposed a draft law that would allow Thais to grow a limited amount of cannabis at home, less than a year ...
Thailand unveils first batch of medical marijuana for hospital distribution [07.08.2019] Thailand delivered 4,500 bottles of cannabis oil to treat hospital patients, its first official use of marijuana for medical purposes since a measure ...
Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government [22.07.2019] Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the form ...
Asia emerging as new frontier for Canadian cannabis players [30.05.2019] As cannabis companies eye expansion in European and South American markets, Asia is poised to be a new frontier for some major Canadian pot players. ...
Most people accept medical use of marijuana: Nida Poll [28.05.2019] An opinion survey found 86% of respondents support the medical use of marijuana and kratom, 39% think authorities can control its use, and 59% want i ...
Tens of thousands apply for pot amnesty [23.05.2019] A total of 31,177 people applied for the medical marijuana amnesty online during the 90-day registration period, which means the number of medical ma ...
Medical cannabis moving ahead in Thailand, but who stands to benefit? [14.05.2019] 25th December of 2018 was a historical day for cannabis enthusiasts in Thailand. The (interim) Parliament voted, 166-to-0, to pass new amendments to ...
Thousands register for amnesty [12.05.2019] Almost 10,000 people have registered with public health agencies to be eligible for the amnesty over marijuana possession, says the Food and Drug Adm ...
Doubts on pot use linger over amended drug law [22.02.2019] Experts are saying that both users and producers of marijuana-based drugs for medical purposes will face numerous restrictions under the amended Narc ...
Monopoly of medical cannabis not in public interest: Experts [08.01.2019] Authorities in Thailand overseeing a flood of patents for medical cannabis must consider the public interest, otherwise a commercial monopoly of the ...
Farmers giddy over new medical marijuana law [26.12.2018] Thai farmers welcomed a new law allowing cultivation and use of marijuana for medical purposes, in an Asian first that promises an economic bonanza b ...
Thailand moves one step closer to legal marijuana [24.11.2018] Thailand is moving closer to getting medical marijuana legalised, as the bill on the issue has already made headway in the legislative process. The N ...
Pot approved for research, medical use [14.11.2018] The cabinet approved a draft amendment to the 1979 Narcotics Act to legalise cannabis for medical and research purposes in Thailand. However, all use ...
Green gold rush: Thailand, Malaysia race to legalise medical marijuana [12.11.2018] Asia has the toughest penalties against drug use and trafficking but the legal landscape is shifting in several countries where cannabis once deemed ...
Govt pressed for new law on marijuana and kratom [01.10.2018] Academics and medical practitioners are pushing for swift legislative reform to legalise the medical use of marijuana and kratom, saying current laws ...
Reform of drug laws begins as bill passes first reading [17.06.2018] The National Legislative Assembly passed by a landslide vote the three narcotics control policy bills, which are an effort by authorities to reform o ...
Thailand eyes moves to allow medical marijuana plantations [21.01.2018] Is Thailand now ready to legalise marijuana plantations for medical use? In recent days both legislators and state officials have been in the news af ...
Law on marijuana should be eased [17.12.2017] In a long overdue move, the government this past week decided to relax the narcotics law and allow hemp to be grown as a cash crop in six provinces i ...
Could Thailand, which gave world the bong, legalise cannabis for medicinal use? [11.06.2017] Thaksin Shinawatra considered legalising marijuana, and recently a justice minister aired same idea, amid mounting evidence of its medicinal benefits ...

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