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BANGKOK | Thailand legislature legalizes medical marijuana and kratom

BANGKOK — Thailand’s legislature on Tuesday agreed to amend the country’s drug law to allow the licensed medical use of marijuana, as well as kratom, a locally grown plant traditionally used as a stimulant and painkiller. Thailand is the first country in Southeast Asia to take such action, which is also under consideration in neighboring … Continue reading BANGKOK | Thailand legislature legalizes medical marijuana and kratom

BANGKOK | Thailand’s legislature legalizes medical use of marijuana

BANGKOK  — Thailand’s legislature has agreed to amend the country’s drug law to allow the licensed medical use of marijuana, as well as the kratom, a locally grown plant traditionally used as a stimulant and painkiller. Thailand is the first country in Southeast Asia to take such action, which is also under consideration in neighboring … Continue reading BANGKOK | Thailand’s legislature legalizes medical use of marijuana

BANGKOK | Thai lawmakers back legalizing medical marijuana

BANGKOK — Thailand’s legislature has officially proposed allowing the licensed medical use of marijuana, making it a potential trailblazer in Asia in legalizing what used to be regarded strictly as a dangerous drug. The National Legislative Assembly on Friday submitted proposed amendments to the Health Ministry that would put marijuana and the plant kratom, popular … Continue reading BANGKOK | Thai lawmakers back legalizing medical marijuana