• Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    Defiant Decha vows new batch of cannabis medicine
    Traditional healer says more than 5,000 of his cancer patients are waiting for cannabinoid drugs, urges officials to return marijuana seized during raid.
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
    Agencies vow to help Decha in his mission
    AUTHORITIES have promised to support Decha Siriphat, a prominent traditional medicine practitioner, in his efforts to develop and distribute cannabinoid medicines to those in need.
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    No charge for Decha over marijuana possession
    THE OFFICE of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has decided not to press any charges against prominent traditional medicine practitioner, Decha Siriphat, after last week’s raid on his foundation, the seizure of his stock of marijuana-based medicines and the arrest of his aide.
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Sickening West is forcing its medicine down Thai throats 
    Re: “Beware Giant dictatorships on your doorstep”, Have Your Say, April 8.
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  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Arrest, drug seizure nothing but bullying: Decha
    Herbal expert vows to fight for patients’ access to cannabinoid medicines
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Authorities defend raid on foundation accused of producing marijuana medicines
    THE OFFICE OF Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) yesterday defended the police action against noted agriculturalist Decha Siriphat and his colleague for allegedly illegally possessing marijuana, saying they would have faced negligence of duty charges if they failed to take legal action.
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    Private hospitals overcharging ‘unreasonably’
    AT LEAST half of private hospitals charge unreasonable prices for medicines and medical supplies and services, a study by the Commerce Ministry’s Internal Trade Department found.
  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 18:33
    Medtronic, Ramathibodi Hospital sign strategic partnership
    Medtronic plc, a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and the Value-Based Healthcare (VBHC) Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) Infection Reduction Outcomes Protection Programme with the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, one of Thailand’s leading university hospitals.
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    University to launch cannabis medicine in 5 years
    Naresuan University (NU) plans to begin introducing high-quality cannabis-derived medicines in about five years. 
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    A doctor in the house
    Samitivej introduces its "Virtual Hospital" offering teleconsultation, tests at home and medicine delivery all via your smartphone
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 18:03
    FDA recalls Lanzaar 50 and Lanzaar 100 over cancer fears
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recalling Lanzaar 50 and Lanzaar 100 medicines, which are used to treat hypertension, over cancer risks.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 11:56
    Wealthy entrepreneur arrested over ‘deadly’ weight-loss remedies
    The wealthy operator of a business selling weight-loss products was arrested on Monday morning as part of an extensive police operation and charged with possession of controlled substances.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Human trials for 16 marijuana-based medicines likely in July
    THE THAI Traditional and Alternative Medicine Department (TTAMD) is planning to try 16 cannabis-based medicines on selected subjects in a research project starting in July.
  • Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:00
    Govt pharmaceutical agency officially opens first legal greenhouse to grow cannabis
    THE COUNTRY’S first legal cannabis plantation was officially opened by Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) yesterday, as the authorities work toward developing cannabis-based medicines that are affordable for all patients.
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    Nanotec joins Japan partners for advanced cancer research
    An agreement between the National Nanotechnology Centre (Nanotec), University of Tokyo and iCONM (Innovation Centre of NanoMedicine) will see increased use of nanomedicine technology for cancer therapy, as well as enhancing the expertise of a Thai research team for nanomaterial development in a close collaboration with Japan Bridgestone Corporation.
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