A man looks at a cannabis plant on display during the first day of the inaugural Pan Ram weed festival in the northeastern Thai province of Buriram in April. Photo: AFP
Mercedes Hutton
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Cannabis tourism in Thailand – high time for medical marijuana-inspired travel

  • Officials hope to launch medical marijuana tourism in the Southeast Asian nation to attract ‘quality’ visitors
  • Estimates suggest the nascent industry could bring in as much as US$687 million by 2024

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A man looks at a cannabis plant on display during the first day of the inaugural Pan Ram weed festival in the northeastern Thai province of Buriram in April. Photo: AFP
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Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton is a Hong Kong-based journalist. She joined the Post in 2018, where she covers travel and tourism in Asia in her weekly column, Destinations Known.