A bottle of cannabis oil at the Bangkok home of Buntoon Niyamapha. Pictures: Jonas GratzerA bottle of cannabis oil at the Bangkok home of Buntoon Niyamapha. Pictures: Jonas Gratzer
A bottle of cannabis oil at the Bangkok home of Buntoon Niyamapha. Pictures: Jonas Gratzer

Could Thailand, which gave world the bong, legalise cannabis for medicinal use? After failed war on drugs, attitudes have softened

Thaksin Shinawatra considered legalising marijuana, and recently a justice minister aired same idea, amid mounting evidence of its medicinal benefits. If it happened, it could be a game changer for drug policy in Southeast Asia

A bottle of cannabis oil at the Bangkok home of Buntoon Niyamapha. Pictures: Jonas GratzerA bottle of cannabis oil at the Bangkok home of Buntoon Niyamapha. Pictures: Jonas Gratzer
A bottle of cannabis oil at the Bangkok home of Buntoon Niyamapha. Pictures: Jonas Gratzer
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