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Marijuana could be legal by year’s end

Legal marijuana grow in Colorado

Legal marijuana grow in Colorado, USA. Photo: Brett Levin / flickr.

The National Legislative Assembly’s (NLA) public health committee vowed Tuesday to pass proposed amendments to the Narcotics Act to legalise the growing of marijuana and kratom for medical research purposes by the end of this year.

Dr Jet Sirathraanon, chairman of the NLA’s public health committee, made the statement after an NLA brainstorming session on them.

Full story: Bangkok Post