Cannabis law

STARTING DATE: 9 Jun 2022

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TOTAL UPDATE: 426 STORIES

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

Cannabis law
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04:44

BMA says 'no' to pot hub

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has firmly rejected calls from business owners to turn Khao San Road into Thailand's cannabis hub.

04:44 7
BMA says 'no' to pot hub
04:00

Islamic school association blasts weed legalisation

The Private Schools Confederation Association of Southern Thailand is calling on the government to reinstate cannabis as a Category 5 narcotic, saying the plant's legalisation contradicts the curriculum and the region's moral standards.

04:00 2
Islamic school association blasts weed legalisation
4 Jul 2022

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4 Jul 2022 1
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2 Jul 2022

Lax ganja rules seen as toxic threat to kids

Thirty three organisations have called for the government to regulate the recreational use of cannabis and ban young people from legally accessing it.

2 Jul 2022 24
30 Jun 2022

Eateries using cannabis must inform customers first

Eateries must notify customers if they serve cannabis-infused food and drinks, according to the Public Health Ministry.

30 Jun 2022 6
Eateries using cannabis must inform customers first
30 Jun 2022

Weed warning

Thai embassies in South Korea and Singapore are the latest to warn travellers from Thailand not to bring cannabis or cannabis products with them, as they could face a prison term or even the death penalty.

30 Jun 2022 30
Weed warning
29 Jun 2022

Travellers reminded cannabis illegal in other countries in the region

The Thai embassy in Seoul has warned people going from Thailand to South Korea that cannabis and cannabis-based products are illegal there and carry stiff jail terms, with deportation and the likelihood of being barred from future entry.

29 Jun 2022 5
Travellers reminded cannabis illegal in other countries in the region
25 Jun 2022

Embassy: Don't bring cannabis to Japan

The Thai embassy in Japan has warned Thais not to carry cannabis, hemp and cannabis or hemp-based products into Japan or face punishment.

25 Jun 2022 6
Embassy: Don't bring cannabis to Japan
25 Jun 2022

Prayut issues ganja ban for military

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the Royal Thai Armed Forces not to use cannabis and a Democrat MP has asked the House Speaker to ban any use of the drug in parliament.

25 Jun 2022 26
Prayut issues ganja ban for military
25 Jun 2022

Muslims say 'no' to 3 key social bills

The League of Islamic Council of Southern Thailand has issued a statement opposing three draft bills -- the Cannabis and Hemp Bill, Progressive Liquor Bill and Civil Partnership Bill -- as going against Islamic law, saying practising Muslims cannot abide by them.

25 Jun 2022 4