Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul spearheaded the country’s drive to decriminalise cannabis. Photo: AP
Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul spearheaded the country’s drive to decriminalise cannabis. Photo: AP
Thailand

Thailand decriminalises cannabis on Thursday. What’s going to change?

  • The conservative, Buddhist-majority country known for its tough policies on drug trafficking is set to become the first Asian nation to decriminalise cannabis
  • It will no longer be a crime to grow and trade marijuana and hemp products, and the health ministry plans to give away 1 million plants to households

Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul spearheaded the country’s drive to decriminalise cannabis. Photo: AP
Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul spearheaded the country’s drive to decriminalise cannabis. Photo: AP
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