Thousands of cannabis offenders being released, but not all

Klong Prem Central prison in Bangkok

Klong Prem Central prison in Chatuchak District, Bangkok. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

More than 4,200 inmates serving sentences for cannabis offences were initially eligible for release from prisons nationwide on Thursday, when the delisting of cannabis as a narcotic drug took effect.

However, those also convicted and sentenced for other offences were not being freed.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Bangkok Post Online Reporters and Chalit Pumruang

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