Published: Dec 15, 2021
Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin met with ministry deputy permanent secretary Sahakarn Petchnarin, Department of Correction’s director-general Ayuth Sintoppant and other department executives on Wednesday, taking note that more prisoners were escaping than before chiefly because they were in a quarantine area.
Published: Sep 10, 2021
Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin said on Thursday that people are allowed to consume, grow and sell kratom (Mitragyna speciosa), but cannot process the leaves into food, beverage or herbal concoctions for sale.
Published: Aug 15, 2021
The Justice Ministry on Sunday instructed the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) to repair an amphetamine-making machine to produce Fah Talai Jone (Andrographis paniculata) tablets in a bid to tackle shortage.
Published: Jun 01, 2021
The Office of Narcotics Control (ONCB) has been instructed to urgently launch an investigation into possible international drug-trafficking links after a Thai national was caught in Seoul with a cache of methamphetamine in May.
Published: Dec 31, 2019
Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin said on Monday (December 30) that his ministry had joined with other government agencies including the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) in conducting random checks on 1,545 drivers of the coaches and vans transporting holidaymakers over the New Year festival, and found 5 of them had used narcotics.