Tags : Marijuana


Thai Cannabis Strains to be Registered and Studied to Repair

BANGKOK, June 21 (TNA) – Four strains of Thai cannabis will be registered and studied for the development of medicine to repair COVID-damaged lungs. Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul presided over a ceremony to hand heads of four strains of Thai cannabis to researchers. The four strains are Hang Kra Rog […]Read More


Cannabis tourism offers ray of hope for Thailand’s battered industry

Thailand became the first country in Southeast Asia to legalise the production, import and export of cannabis for medical purposes in 2018, following an amendment of the Narcotics Act to allow broader use for business opportunities, including tourism. According to the “Asian Cannabis Report” conducted by Prohibition Partners, the market value for the legal cannabis […]Read More


TOAT Targets Cannabis Businesses to Compensate Declining Tobacco Income

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Tobacco Authority of Thailand (TOAT) expects lucrative businesses related to cannabis and hemp extracts will help compensate for deteriorating income from tobacco production. TOAT Governor Panuphol Rattanakanjanapatra said TOAT is drafting a ministerial regulation to give the organization an authority to grow and produce extracts from cannabis and hemp, which can […]Read More


Thai food with cannabis introduced

After the Food and Drug Administration allowed cannabis to be used as an ingredient, many food vendors at a market in Bangkok have started offering such dishes. One such is stir-fried minced pork with basil mixed with cannabis, where they used the boiled water from dried-cannabis leaves. The vendors selling such items have to put […]Read More


Cannabis-Hemp Festival Held in Buri Ram

BANGKOK, March 5 (TNA) – A fair on the use of hemp and cannabis is being organized in the northeastern province of Buri Ram to tell the general public how to generate income from the plants. Deputy government spokesperson Traisuree Taisaranakul said Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul was set to open […]Read More


Marijuana Shabu-shabu Is Legal

PHITSANULOK, March 2 (TNA) – A local shabu-shabu restaurant is attracting customers with marijuana dishes. Supatra Duang-nga, the owner of the restaurant, said that after marijuana was excluded from the government’s list of narcotics, she started to use marijuana as an ingredient for many dishes including soup, spicy salad and ground pork wraps. Full story: […]Read More