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Hemp now legal to grow in Thailand




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Hemp is now legal to grow in Thailand, the Food and Drug Administration announced. The general public can seek permission to grow hemp for commercial, medical, educational, personal, traditional, and cultural purposes. There will be training sessions to educate the public about laws and regulations on hemp as well as health-related products made from hemp.

According to the FDA deputy secretary-general Supatra Boonserm, the new regulation allows the acquisition, production, and possession of hemp. Hemp exports are allowed, but import on hemp seeds aren’t allowed yet.

The public must first get permission from the FDA before growing hemp. A request can be filed at the FDA’s Bangkok office, or at provincial health offices. Those who want to import hemp seeds must seek permission from FDA only.



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    Jesus Monroe

    Friday, January 29, 2021 at 6:48 pm

    Farrrrrrrr Outttttt Mannnnn ZZZZZZ

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      Friday, January 29, 2021 at 9:14 pm

      You seem confused Grey M8. Still upright on your Pattaya bar stool, or nah?

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    Friday, January 29, 2021 at 6:58 pm

    Is Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) the same as hemp? (Cannabis sativa) I don’t think so.
    Or are the Thaiger wrong in their translation?

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    Smoking Tiger

    Friday, January 29, 2021 at 7:54 pm

    What kind of hemp? Industiral hemp only or the thc hemp?

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    Friday, January 29, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    From brain dead sheep to pyschotic Kat heads and Hash flakes. Easy to control and brush aside.

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    Toby Andrews

    Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    I was in a bar last night in Cambodian and saw a happy milkshake on the menu.
    I asked what is that – it was a milkshake with weed.
    No guilt. This costs %2.
    Thailand should supply what the customers want

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