Marijuana plant (Cannabis sativa)

Government Says Health Ministry Regulations Properly Address Cannabis

BANGKOK (NNT) – As Thailand awaits a master law regulating cannabis-related activities, the Opposition is pushing for the plant to be reinstated as a narcotic to prevent its misuse.

Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam recently chaired a meeting of the Narcotics Control Board. He said ahead of the meeting that he did not believe a review of the announcement by the Ministry of Health on regulating cannabis would be necessary. He also explained that the announcement was issued based on a law that had been in use for more than 20 years.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reporter: Paul Rujopakarn,
Rewriter: Tarin Angskul
National News Bureau of Thailand

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