Thai Cabinet Green-Lights Medical Weed – Opium And Kratom, Too

PUBLISHED ON WED, MAY 16, 2018 1:07 PM

Cabinet Green-Lights Medical Weed – Opium And Kratom, Too

By Jintamas Saksornchai, Staff Reporter

 

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Border patrol police show off their haul of confiscated marijuana Jan. 23, 2017, in Nakhon Phanom province.

 

BANGKOK — The first ever bill to allow limited use of cannabis for medical purposes was approved by the interim cabinet Tuesday.

 

More than just cannabis, the bill would decriminalize consumption of other Class 5 narcotics including hemp, kratom and opium to enable medical research to be conducted – a necessary step toward broader availability for therapeutic uses.

 

Full story: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/news/crimecourtscalamity/2018/05/16/cabinet-green-lights-medical-weed-opium-and-kratom-too/

 
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