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Peerapan Tungsuwan

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Thailand’s legalization of cannabis for medical purposes continues to move forward. On 28 May 2019, the Thai Cabinet approved the draft Ministerial Regulation regarding Approval for the Manufacture, Import, Export, Sale, or Possession of Cannabis proposed by the Ministry of Public Health. Some of the key elements of the draft are: Definitions of the terms “Cannabis”; “Licensee”; and “Government agencies”.Categorization of seven types of objectives related to the manufacture, import, or export of cannabis: administration of cannabis for medical use…

Across the world, countries are revisiting their laws on the use of cannabis. For some countries, such as Canada and Uruguay, the legalization of the use of cannabis extends to non-medical purposes, including recreational use. For a number of other countries, such legalization has been limited to medical use only. The move to legalize cannabis for non-medical purposes is a direction being debated in light of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, as amended by the 1972 Protocol, which…