Minister signs bill banning recreational use of weed

Once the law is put in place, cannabis stores must sell only the parts of the cannabis plant that are deemed legal in Thailand
The Bangkok Post (Thailand)
Monday, January 8, 2024

thailand weed shopPublic Health Minister Cholnan Srikaew has signed proposed legislation regarding cannabis in Thailand, emphasising that it cannot be used for recreational purposes. "The new law will clearly stipulate that cannabis must be used for medical purposes only. It will also encourage the use of cannabis for a range of health benefits," Dr Cholnan said. "Regarding the using of cannabis for recreational purposes, there will be a clear measure to control and prevent this. Under the Narcotics Code, products containing over 0.2% THC by weight will be considered illegal. (See also: Thailand's new government to ban cannabis for recreational use | Draft bill on cannabis control not finished, says Cholnan)