Thailand recently decriminalised marijuana for medical or industrial use, and cannabis shops have popped up all over the country. A marijuana sign at the entrance of Walking Street in Patong, Phuket, Thailand. Photo: Dave Smith
Thailand recently decriminalised marijuana for medical or industrial use, and cannabis shops have popped up all over the country. A marijuana sign at the entrance of Walking Street in Patong, Phuket, Thailand. Photo: Dave Smith
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What is it like smoking marijuana as a tourist in Thailand? Weed dispensaries everywhere on a Phuket trip with a difference

  • Thailand recently decriminalised marijuana for medical or industrial use, and although recreational use is still illegal, cannabis shops have popped up all over
  • On a recent visit to Phuket, the Post investigated the new trend, visiting dispensaries, talking to tourists and workers, and sampling the goods

Thailand recently decriminalised marijuana for medical or industrial use, and cannabis shops have popped up all over the country. A marijuana sign at the entrance of Walking Street in Patong, Phuket, Thailand. Photo: Dave Smith
Thailand recently decriminalised marijuana for medical or industrial use, and cannabis shops have popped up all over the country. A marijuana sign at the entrance of Walking Street in Patong, Phuket, Thailand. Photo: Dave Smith
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