A mobile cannabis boutique in Bangkok, Thailand, where a bill to legalise the drug has received objections. Photo: EPA-EFE
A mobile cannabis boutique in Bangkok, Thailand, where a bill to legalise the drug has received objections. Photo: EPA-EFE
Thailand

Thailand’s cannabis bill dealt a blow after bigger parties demand changes citing misuse fears

  • Lawmakers voted to pull the bill for further revision because of public outcry amid concerns use of the drug will stray from medical to ‘extremely recreational’
  • There was a mushrooming of outlets and cafes selling cannabis products within three months of the country becoming the first in Asia to decriminalise marijuana

A mobile cannabis boutique in Bangkok, Thailand, where a bill to legalise the drug has received objections. Photo: EPA-EFE
A mobile cannabis boutique in Bangkok, Thailand, where a bill to legalise the drug has received objections. Photo: EPA-EFE
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