• Wed, 26 Jun 2019 19:06
    Cannabis clinic immediately reaches limit after opening
    Chao Phraya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital has announced that its medical cannabis clinic, which opened on Monday, will not accept any more patients as the clinic had reached its limit.
  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 18:22
    8 tonnes of marijuana burned in Nakhon Phanom
    The Nakhon Phanom provincial administration on Wednesday torched 8.4 tonnes of marijuana and 67.3 tonnes of kratom leaves in a ceremony to mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking.
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  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:05
    Four nabbed, 572kg of marijuana seized in Phatthalung
    Four suspects were arrested in Phatthalung as police intercepted an attempt to smuggle 572 kilograms of marijuana from Mukdahan to Songkhla on Monday night, police said.
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  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:24
    Two Lao men arrested with 100kg of marijuana in Nakhon Phanom
    Two Lao men were arrested on Wednesday night after they allegedly transported 100kg of marijuana across the Mekong River to the bank in Nakhon Phanom’s That Phanom district.
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  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
    Panel to study use of marijuana on mental health patients
    THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH (DMH)’S new panel will come up with guidelines on the use of marijuana for medical purposes and a recommendation on its use in treating psychiatric patients, which will be proposed to the Public Health Ministry’s Narcotics Control Committee, a senior official said yesterday.
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:54
    600kg of marijuana seized in Korat
    A shipment of 600 kilograms of marijuana being transported to the South was intercepted in Nakhon Ratchasima, police said on Monday.
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  • Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:00
    Many hurdles before cannabis oil makes it to national list
    THERE HAS not been sufficient research to back a proposal to include cannabis oil on the National List of Essential Medicines, executives at the Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine (DTAM) said yesterday.
  • Mon, 10 Jun 2019 01:00
    ‘Cannabis Walk’ ends with hope for better access
    TWELVE ORGANISATIONS led by well known campaigner Decha Siriphat wrapped up their 270-kilometre “Cannabis Walk” in Suphan Buri yesterday, having brought attention to the benefits of medical marijuana.
  • Thu, 06 Jun 2019 18:00
    Just 7kg of seized marijuana suitable for medicine: drugs bosses
    THE AUTHORITIES say they plan to use seven kilograms of marijuana seized during drug busts to make medicinal oil and use two tonnes for medical research.
  • Tue, 04 Jun 2019 01:00
    Cannabis can boost economy and health but caution needed, experts tell conference
    YOUNG POLITICIANS of popular parties, including Future Forward, are viewing marijuana as a plant that promises a new economic boost and is deserving of state support, along with a strong dose of caution.
  • Fri, 31 May 2019 01:00
    A change of tune
    Fans of Thai songs-for-life will have fond memories of the song “Ganja” (“Marijuana”), which first featured on Carabao’s 1982 album “Pae Khai Khuad”. The lyrics of that timeless song condemned the fact that ganja was illegal but now, with marijuana legalised for medical purposes.
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  • Wed, 29 May 2019 16:30
    608kg of marijuana seized in Bueng Kan
    Over 600kg of marijuana was seized in Bueng Kan’s Bung Kla district but no arrest was made, the provincial governor said.
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  • Wed, 29 May 2019 01:00
    Cabinet approves seven conditions for regulation of marijuana
    THE CABINET yesterday fleshed out regulatory details for the production, distribution and possession of marijuana, months after the longstanding narcotics law was amended to allow the production and possession of cannabis for medical purposes.
  • Tue, 28 May 2019 01:00
    Cases of marijuana overdose a worrying sign  
    Sunday’s report “Doctors warn of ‘reefer madness’ as people react badly to cannabis medicines” reflects poorly upon the state of Thai medicine and the FDA’s ability to regulate pharmaceuticals appropriately.
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  • Sat, 25 May 2019 01:00
    Doctors warn of ‘reefer madness’ as people react badly to cannabis medicines
    MANY PEOPLE have sought emergency treatment after developing side effects from using marijuana-based medicines, Dr Somsak Akhasilp, director-general of the Department of Medical Services, said on Friday after warning people to beware of the false belief that cannabis can treat any ailment.
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