Thailand’s health minister said Malaysia is considering studying its laws to legalise cannabis for medical use as Kuala Lumpur plans to roll-out a similar measure. Photo: EPA-EFE/NARONG SANGNAK
Thailand’s health minister said Malaysia is considering studying its laws to legalise cannabis for medical use as Kuala Lumpur plans to roll-out a similar measure. Photo: EPA-EFE/NARONG SANGNAK
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Malaysia eyes Thailand’s medical cannabis policy, as Kuala Lumpur contemplates its own marijuana strategy

  • Thailand’s health minister said that he would organise a tour for his Malaysian counterpart to study how cannabis can be used for medical purposes
  • Currently under Malaysian law, possession of cannabis is an offence punishable with a jail term of up to five years or a fine of almost US$4,500

Thailand’s health minister said Malaysia is considering studying its laws to legalise cannabis for medical use as Kuala Lumpur plans to roll-out a similar measure. Photo: EPA-EFE/NARONG SANGNAK
Thailand’s health minister said Malaysia is considering studying its laws to legalise cannabis for medical use as Kuala Lumpur plans to roll-out a similar measure. Photo: EPA-EFE/NARONG SANGNAK
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