Green light for grass. But Cabinet wants a 5 year review.
by Kai Chanwanpen The Thai Cabinet met yesterday to clear a bill to legalise the medical use of marijuana. But there’s one caveat… that the legalisation must be reviewed after five years. The bill was drafted by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) following months of consolation and online polls. Following the Cabinet’s green light and recommended addition, the draft law will go back to the NLA for further deliberation along with comments from the Council of State, the Public Health Ministry and the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB). The Nation reports that the bill does not reclassify marijuana as a less-controlled narcotic. However, it seeks to reclassify kratom, moving it to a less-controlled drug category or to the same rank as morphine. “In all, the bill unlocks marijuana use for patients and doctors only,” Government Spokesman Puttipong Punnakanta said. According to him, the Cabinet resolved to add a provisional... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, Green light for grass. But Cabinet wants a 5 year review., simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'Phuket Gazette'. Thank you