Thailand gives green light to growing cannabis at home

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The rule must be published in the official Royal Gazette and 120 days must pass before home cannabis plants will become legal. Thailand's narcotics board on Tuesday said it would remove cannabis from its drugs list, paving the way for households to grow the plant. Thailand became the first Southeast Asian country to legalize marijuana in 2018 for medical use and research. The move is the latest step in Thailand's plan to promote cannabis as a cash crop. Under the new rule, people can grow cannabis plants at home after notifying their local government, but the cannabis cannot be used for commercial purposes without further licenses, Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul told reporters.

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Thailand's narcotics board on Tuesday said it would remove cannabis from its drugs list, paving the way for households to grow the plant. Thailand became the first Southeast Asian country to legalize marijuana in 2018 for medical use and research. Under the new rule, people can grow cannabis plants at home after notifying their local government, but the cannabis cannot be used for commercial purposes without further licenses, Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul told reporters. The rule must be published in the official Royal Gazette and 120 days must pass before home cannabis plants will become legal. Meanwhile, the health ministry will this week present to...

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