Thu, 09 May 2019 18:41
Medical-cannabis pioneer calls for drug law changes
Traditional medical practitioner Decha Siriphat plans to stage a rally for 20 days to raise public awareness to support marijuana-based medicine production and to campaign for changes to the narcotics law.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
Draft on drug law withdrawn to solve contentious points
THE DRAFT bill sponsored by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to replace the 1967 Drug Act has been withdrawn on grounds that it still contains some contentious points that need revision, Public Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said yesterday.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
Dispute over drug dispensing continues
Ministry official calls for resolution as nurses, pharmacists fight over clauses
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 01:00
Reform of drug laws begins as bill passes first reading
NEW narcotics laws to decriminalise drug users and legalise the controlled use of kratom and marijuana passed first reading at the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:00
Somyot 'killed for failing to quash a drug lawsuit'
NIGHT-ENTERTAINMENT tycoon and lawyer Somyot Suthangkool was murdered on June 29 on the orders of a drug suspect after failing to quash a drug lawsuit for which he had been paid millions of baht, police said yesterday.
Fri, 08 May 2015 01:00
Politicians STILL HIGH on damaging drug laws
REGARDLESS OF WHAT OUR SELF-SERVING LEADERS SAY, THE SO-CALLED WARS ON DRUGS HAVE BEEN A DISASTER
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:00
Myanmar's efforts to review drug laws welcomed
The Transnational Institute (TNI) welcomed the government's recent decision to review drugs-related laws, giving that Myanmar is currently the second largest producer of raw opium in the world, after Afghanistan.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:00
Drug laws set for major revamp, ministry says
TO COUNTER the persistent problem of prisons overcrowded with petty drug convicts, an amendment will be made o various laws under a joint agreement of state agencies to rehabilitate abusers or petty pushers while going after big-time dealers or smugglers.
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 01:00
Reform of anti-drug laws long overdue
Reading the article "Punishments for drug offences to be reviewed" was like grabbing a cup of water after a long slog through a desert.
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00
2 channels face loss of licences
OHO, MIx 24 found in breach of food-drug law
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 00:00
Drug laws need to reflect degree of severity
Re: "Amend outdated, destructive drug laws", Letters, August 17
Sat, 17 Aug 2013 00:00
Amend outdated, destructive drug laws
If you look at the drug laws in Thailand, you'll see they're identical to those in the US 20 years ago. However, US drug laws are changing - pot is now legal in two states. Thailand should update its drug laws also. The "war on drugs" has been a losing pr