The issue of cannabis legalisation around the world was once again thrust into the spotlight this month. Photo: Getty Images The issue of cannabis legalisation around the world was once again thrust into the spotlight this month. Photo: Getty Images
The issue of cannabis legalisation around the world was once again thrust into the spotlight this month. Photo: Getty Images
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Why is Asia divided on a green light for medical marijuana?

  • A UN commission this month voted to reclassify cannabis as a drug that is less dangerous and has therapeutic benefits
  • But Thailand is the sole Asian nation to legalise it for medical use, and some countries in the region oppose the resolution

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The issue of cannabis legalisation around the world was once again thrust into the spotlight this month. Photo: Getty Images The issue of cannabis legalisation around the world was once again thrust into the spotlight this month. Photo: Getty Images
The issue of cannabis legalisation around the world was once again thrust into the spotlight this month. Photo: Getty Images
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