Researcher Urges Govt To Support Thai Cannabis Strains

PUBLISHED ON THU, MAY 17, 2018 4:01 PM

Researcher Urges Govt To Support Thai Cannabis Strains

By Teeranai Charuvastra, Staff Reporter

 

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A sativa cannabis flower. Image: David Gach / Flickr

 

BANGKOK — An agricultural expert called on authorities Thursday to develop domestic cannabis strains for medical research instead of relying on expensive, foreign imports.

 

Two days after the cabinet approved a historic measure that cleared the way for cultivation and consumption of marijuana for research purposes, Kasetsart University professor Vichien Keeratinijakal warned that the end result must be affordable to the public.

 

Full story: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/news/2018/05/17/researcher-urges-govt-to-support-thai-cannabis-strains/

 
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