Thai medical marijuana craze as people rush to grow drug now it’s legal, and government encourages hospitals to champion its use

Thailand was the first Southeast Asian country to legalise cannabis for medical use, although possession of the plant has not been decriminalised yet First government marijuana clinic has opened, and villagers in the country’s northeast used to rice growing have been asked to cultivate the plant for hospitals “People here have ganja fever,” said Thanaporn…

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Thailand launches full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil

NONTHABURI, Thailand — Thailand on Monday opened its first two full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil for medical treatment, a step forward in the government’s policy of promoting the licensed use of marijuana products to relieve the symptoms of a range of ailments. About 400 patients, many of them with cancer, were given the oil for…

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Thailand warns against sale of marijuana-based health products

BANGKOK (Xinhua) – The Thai Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers to refrain from buying marijuana-based health products. Otherwise they might face fines and/or imprisonment. The FDA said that the Consumer protection Police Division earlier seized about 1,500 items (cannabis-infused gummies, vape oil, cosmetics, etc) – suspected to contain cannabis compounds worth more than 10…

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Thailand Includes Low Level Cannabis And Hemp Extracts On Its Approved Medical Marijuana list

Don’t say we don’t make progress here in Thailand. A current article on forbes.com highlights that Thailand removed the ban on low level cannabis and hemp extracts. The article reads: “To promote the development of medical marijuana products, U.N. member state Thailand has removed low-level cannabis and hemp extracts from its banned narcotic substances list,…

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