After legalizing the drug, Thai authorities are expected to distribute marijuana to its people
Thai Health Minister Anutin Chernivirakul has announced that the national government will distribute one million free cannabis plants across the country in June to encourage Thai cannabis cultivation, CNN reported on Wednesday.
The news follows the state’s decision in January to allow its citizens to plant cannabis plants at home after notifying the local government. The plant, however, can only be grown for medical purposes and cannabis cannot be commercially distributed without a proper license. The new rules will take effect on June 9.
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“It will enable the people and the government to produce more than 10 billion baht.” [per year] Revenue from cannabis and hemp The health minister argued. “People can demonstrate their knowledge of cannabis and flax-related products and sell their products nationwide.” He urged the Thais to plant as many cannabis plants as they like.
Although most of its neighbors have strict drug laws, in 2018, the state of Thailand became the first South Asian country to legalize medical marijuana. Since then, it has been legal in Thailand to sell cannabis products with psychoactive compounds, less than 0.2 percent THC. Recreational use of drugs is still banned in the country.