Cannabis law

STARTING DATE: 9 Jun 2022

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TOTAL UPDATE: 595 STORIES

Cannabis was removed from Thailand's Category 5 narcotics list on June 9, 2022.

Cannabis law
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30 Nov 2022

Pot-smoking shops deemed illegal

Ganja-smoking shops are deemed illegal now that the Ministry of Public Health's new announcement declaring flowers of marijuana plants to be a herb requiring strict control has taken effect, the ministry warned on Wednesday.

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Pot-smoking shops deemed illegal
29 Nov 2022

No smoking rooms

Ganja-smoking shops are illegal now that the regulation declaring cannabis flowers a controlled herb has taken effect, the health ministry warns.

29 Nov 2022 44
No smoking rooms
29 Nov 2022

Weed shops to provide smoke spots

Cannabis sellers on Khao San Road will be told they must operate their own smoking places to help keep the local environment free of the pungent smell of marijuana.

29 Nov 2022 38
Weed shops to provide smoke spots
25 Nov 2022

Anutin talks up need for law

Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul yesterday stressed the need for a specific law to control the use of cannabis following its decriminalisation, amid growing calls from several quarters to have the plant re-listed as a narcotic.

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Anutin talks up need for law
23 Nov 2022

MPs 'may resign' if ganja bill stalls

Some 20-30 MPs may resign in protest if a new bill legislating the use of cannabis and hemp fails to clear the House.

23 Nov 2022 57
MPs 'may resign' if ganja bill stalls
22 Nov 2022

Narcotics board 'has no sway' over cannabis orders: Wissanu

The Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has no authority to alter or reverse any ministerial announcements signed by Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul concerning the decriminalisation of cannabis, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Monday.

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Narcotics board 'has no sway' over cannabis orders: Wissanu
21 Nov 2022

Researchers support cannabis bill

The Association of Researchers of Thailand (ART) on Monday submitted a letter to Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul showing support for the Cannabis and Hemp Bill and a ministerial announcement on cannabis.

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Researchers support cannabis bill
19 Nov 2022

Champions of pot plot pro-bill rally

Cannabis advocates announced on Friday that they would rally at Government House on Tuesday to monitor a meeting of the Narcotics Control Board, which could see marijuana returned to Type 5 narcotics status.

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Champions of pot plot pro-bill rally
17 Nov 2022

Apec host's budding marijuana industry faces backlash

Near the grand conference halls in central Bangkok where Asian leaders will meet this week, a plethora of marijuana shops - the Thai capital's newest tourist draw - were bustling despite a controversy that threatens the growing sector.

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Apec host's budding marijuana industry faces backlash
17 Nov 2022

Anutin calls for patience as debate over hemp bill drags on

A new announcement categorising cannabis flowers or buds as "controlled herbs" is a temporary measure pending a cannabis and hemp law, said the health minister.

17 Nov 2022 39
Anutin calls for patience as debate over hemp bill drags on