An employee of Thailand’s first indoor cannabis farm holds up a plant seedling. The use of medical cannabis is rapidly gaining acceptance across the world. In Asia, Thailand, South Korea and Malaysia have legalised the research or use of medical cannabis products. Photo: EPA-EFE
Daragh Anglim
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Daragh Anglim

Can China seize a US$4.4 billion opportunity in the medical cannabis market and capitalise on growing global demand?

  • The explosive growth in the global demand for CBD, an active ingredient of cannabis used in a wide range of health products, is opening up business opportunities that China is well poised to capture

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An employee of Thailand’s first indoor cannabis farm holds up a plant seedling. The use of medical cannabis is rapidly gaining acceptance across the world. In Asia, Thailand, South Korea and Malaysia have legalised the research or use of medical cannabis products. Photo: EPA-EFE
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