Thailand Removes Cannabis from Drug List

 Thailand Removes Cannabis from Drug List

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

BANGKOK, Nov 25 (TNA) – The Narcotics Control Board decided to remove cannabis plants from the list of narcotics, catagory 5 to allow wider use for medicinal purposes.

Permanent Secretary for Public Health, Kiarttiphum Wongjit and Secretary-General of the Food and Drug Administration, Paisan Dankhum told a press briefing that the Narcotics Control Board resolved to remove leaves, stems, stalks and roots of cannabis plants including both Kancha and Kanchong from the narcotics list.

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