Thailand News

Breaking news headlines

NLA passes marijuana legalization bill

1 min read
Medical Marijuana.

Medical Marijuana. Photo: Circe Denyer.


The National Legislative Assembly on Tuesday passed into law a bill that seeks to legalize the possession and use of marijuana and krathom for medical purposes, the import, export, trading and production of marijuana for research and development, agricultural, scientific or industrial purposes.

However, for someone to legally possess or use marijuana or krathom, a plant that contains compounds with psychotropic effects, for medical purposes, for the treatment of patients, research and development, commerce, scientific or industrial use, a prescription or a certificate must be sought with a practitioner in pharmacy, dentistry, traditional medicine or alternative medicine under conditions specified by the agriculture minister and with approval of Narcotics Control Committee.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World


Leave a Reply

By using the site you agree and accept the terms of this Privacy and Cookies Policy. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close