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

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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