Thailand prepares to launch unique international medical cannabis research center

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry – a governmental body tasked with providing oversight for the country’s public health system – has sealed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Rx Leaf World Medica.  Reports confirm that the signing occurred on Wednesday, November 10 at Pullman Bangkok King Power Hotel.  This agreement initiates the launch of an unrivaled international research center that will explore the prospective benefits, uses, safety and efficacy of medical cannabis. According to Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, the ministry is actively advocating medical cannabis as a way of helping in-need patients to safely receive treatment in a law-abiding manner. During the signing, Charnvirakul referenced a study spotlighting cannabis’ ability to cure various diseases, including cancer, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis (MS), chronic pain disorder and neuralgia. “In 2022, the Public Health Ministry will focus on promoting Thai herbs and wisdom in order to create jobs, generate revenue and improve patients’ quality of life,” declared Charnvirakul. Thailand set to become global leader in cannabis production During the signing at Pullman Bangkok King Power Hotel, Charnvirakul drew attention to the fact that Thailand has the potential to become a world-class hub for cannabis development and production.  During a discussion with reporters, Department of Medical Services director-general Somsak Akksil said that MOUs to ascertain intellectual property contributors will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Akksilp went on to say that the center will encourage doctors, pharmacists, scientists and cannabis professionals from around the world to carry out research and share knowledge.  As a direct effect of this, he says, Thailand is likely to develop into a global leader in cannabis production within the next three years. The fact that Rx Leaf World Medica is involved in the MOU is sure to benefit Thailand’s cannabis market.  Why? Because the physician-led medical cannabis website is a…

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