After decriminalising cannabis, Thailand is now considering casinos to attract foreign money and lure more tourists to galvanise its pandemic-hit economy.  Photo: Shutterstock
After decriminalising cannabis, Thailand is now considering casinos to attract foreign money and lure more tourists to galvanise its pandemic-hit economy. Photo: Shutterstock
Thailand

After decriminalising cannabis, Thailand may gamble on casinos to lure more tourists to revive pandemic-hit economy

  • One lawmaker estimates an additional US$11 billion in tax revenue would be collected annually once several casino facilities are operating
  • Thai lawmakers will now deliberate on whether to act on the recommendations, which could be concluded before a parliamentary recess in September

After decriminalising cannabis, Thailand is now considering casinos to attract foreign money and lure more tourists to galvanise its pandemic-hit economy.  Photo: Shutterstock
After decriminalising cannabis, Thailand is now considering casinos to attract foreign money and lure more tourists to galvanise its pandemic-hit economy. Photo: Shutterstock
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