Thailand's Minister of Interior Anutin Charnvirakul.

Boy seen smoking weed using a pipe stage-managed: Public Health Minister

Thailand’s Public Health Minister, Anutin Charnvirakul, said today (Saturday) that he believes the smoking of weed by young boys in Pattaya was stage-managed to discredit the Bhumjaithai Party and its policy to decriminalise cannabis and hemp.

Responding to an image, widely shared on social media, of a few young boys smoking weed from a bamboo pipe at the Pattaya fish market on Friday, Anutin said he questions how a 9-year-old boy could afford to buy the pipe and the weed, believing that the scene was stage-managed.

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