Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration To Propose Narcotics Board De-Schedule Cannabis

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Ganjapreneur report vis Bloomberg that cannabis may soon come off its controlled substances list “adult use to remain controlled” whatever that might mean Ganjapreneur write Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to propose the narcotics control board remove cannabis from its controlled substances list, according to a Bloomberg report. Once cleared by the board, it would next have to be approved by Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul before taking effect. Under current Thai law, cannabis is a category-5 narcotic and possession can lead to up to 15 years in jail. Withid Sariddeechaikool, deputy secretary-general of the FDA, told Bloomberg that if the nation is able to pass the reforms, the nation “will be able to benefit from all of the plant and not just parts of it.” “The flower buds and seeds could be used economically and in compliance with the law,” she said. Chaiwat Sowcharoensuk, an analyst at Krungsri Research, told Bloomberg that while the “law change will allow all parts of cannabis to be bought, sold and used,” adult use “will likely remain controlled” as cannabis extracts with higher THC concentrations “will still be regulated.” Full report at Thailand FDA to Propose Removing Cannabis from Controlled Substances List

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