marijuana

  • Thailand News

    Man high on marijuana crashes car, cuddles pets & smiles at cops

    A heavily intoxicated man driving under the influence of marijuana crashed his car into a power pole and refused to leave the vehicle, instead choosing to cuddle with his dog and cat while smiling at officers. The incident occurred yesterday at approximately 10.46pm in Soi Wat Boon Sumpan 9, Nong Prue Subdistrict, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri Province. Police from…

  • Cannabis News

    Thais support reclassifying marijuana as illegal, NIDA poll

    A recent survey by the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) poll reveals that a majority of Thais endorse plans to reclassify marijuana as an illegal drug, although opinions on its benefits remain divided. The NIDA conducted the poll from May 14 to May 15, engaging 1,310 individuals aged 15 and over across various educational backgrounds and occupations. Participants were…

  • Cannabis

    Debunking the top 5 myths about cannabis with Four Twenty

    Let’s clear the smoke in the room and address the elephant in it: cannabis, also known as marijuana, also known as weed. Although it has been legal in Thailand for almost two years now, the mere mention of it still tends to evoke sharp responses, divided opinions, and pardon the cliché, a cloud of smoke that blurs our perception. Some…

  • Thailand News

    High stakes: Thai PM leads talks on weed reclassification

    Thailand Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin spearheaded a meeting yesterday to discuss the country’s narcotics issues and the potential reclassification of cannabis as a type 5 narcotic drug. The conference saw the involvement of key officials such as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Anutin Charnvirakul, the newly appointed Minister of Public Health Somsak Thepsuthin and the Minister of Justice,…

  • Phuket News

    High stakes: Phuket police weed out illegal marijuana trade

    Phuket Provincial Police is intensifying its efforts to halt the illegal marijuana trade on the tropical paradise island. The move arrives in response to public grievances about foreigners unlawfully importing cannabis flowers and hosting impromptu gatherings. Heading the charge is Phuket Provincial Police Commander, Police Major General Sinlert Sukhum, who recently convened with the Phuket Cannabis Association to strategise methods…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya authorities bust illegal marijuana operation, four arrested

    The tranquil coastal city of Pattaya was the scene of a significant law enforcement operation yesterday when Banglamung district officials, public health experts, and local police descended on an unauthorised marijuana operation. The collaboration resulted in the apprehension of four individuals and the confiscation of numerous cannabis products. The identities of these individuals remain undisclosed. The accused, now under arrest,…

  • Thailand News

    Investment scam: Thai man claiming to be marijuana consultant arrested in Bang Kaeo

    A 52 year old Thai man was arrested for falsely claiming to be a marijuana investment consultant in Bang Kaeo Subdistrict, Bang Kaeo District, Samut Prakan province on January 9. Police Lieutenant General Thiti Saengsaeng, Commander of the Metropolitan Police Bureau, Pol. Maj. Gen. Noppasin Poolsawat, Deputy Commander of the Police Bureau, Pol. Maj. Gen. Theeradej Thamsuthee, Pol. Col. Atchawasit…

  • Thailand News

    Sattahip: Man nabbed with pot and blade outside petrol station toilet

    A man was apprehended by Sattahip police for a bizarre combination of vices – smoking marijuana and brandishing a knife just outside a petrol station women’s restroom on December 23. The shocking episode unfolded when an alert local reported the man’s suspicious behaviour, prompting a swift response from law enforcement. Responding to the call, investigators, joined by officers from the…

  • Cannabis

    The top 5 benefits of indica cannabis strains

    Choosing a cannabis strain can seem as confusing as finding the right grocery item in a crowded supermarket. Among the options offered in cannabis dispensaries in Thailand, you will often encounter a type listed as Indica. Now, you may wonder, what is Indica all about? Well, cannabis Indica is recognised for its calming and sedative qualities. Many people use them…

  • Guides

    Four Twenty Bangkok is the cannabis experience you’ve been waiting for

    Step right up and immerse yourself in the buzzing world of Four Twenty Bangkok, a medical cannabis dispensary and café that offers an exceptional experience like no other. As Thailand’s first cannabis café, this dispensary offers a refreshing take on weed culture within its city walls. Under the guidance of CEO Tai Taveepanichpan, Four Twenty Bangkok takes the concept of…

  • Thailand News

    MFP reassures cannabis businesses amid plans to re-list as narcotic

    The Move Forward Party (MFP) reassured registered marijuana growers and cannabis business operators that their interests will be safeguarded in the future, even if the drug is reclassified as a narcotic. Deputy MFP leader Sirikanya Tansakun explained that the party’s primary objective in re-listing cannabis as a narcotic is to enable state officials, including the police and the Office of Narcotics…

  • Cannabis

    Lollipop shines at the Cannex Asia Cannabis Cup in Bangkok, Thailand

    Lollipop joined the Cannex Asia Organiser Team for the highly anticipated 4/20 community event, which took place from April 20 to 22, 2023, at Emquartier in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was a resounding success, bringing together cannabis enthusiasts, growers, dispensary owners, and wellness industry professionals. Cannabis Cup and farmer’s market: A green affair The Atrium event space on the 5th…

  • Guides

    Get high on life with The Joint – Bangkok’s hottest cannabis destination

    Have you heard about the latest buzz in Bangkok’s cannabis scene? Say hello to The Joint – the ultimate cannabis brand that’s been taking Bangkok by storm and capturing the hearts of even the most die-hard weed enthusiast. Let’s take a closer look at how this premium brand has quickly gained a massive following and quickly becoming the go-to destination…

  • Cannabis News

    Foreigner deported from China for using cannabis in Thailand

    A foreigner of unknown nationality was allegedly deported from Shanghai, China, for testing positive for cannabis upon returning from Thailand, where marijuana is legal, according to That’sMag. Getting high is normal in Thailand since cannabis was decriminalised almost a year ago. But China doesn’t share Thailand’s liberal stance on the psychoactive plant. According to the British Consulate-General Shanghai… “Police drug…

  • Health

    5 top-rated medical cannabis clinics in Bangkok

    As medical cannabis gains recognition worldwide, Bangkok is becoming a hub for top-notch clinics catering to those seeking alternative forms of treatment. With the legalization of cannabis in Thailand, medical cannabis clinics have become more prevalent, and we have rounded up the top eight in Bangkok for your consideration. Whether you’re looking for relief from chronic pain, anxiety, or depression,…

  • Health

    Cannabis and fitness: The surprising benefits for athletes in Thailand

    Gone are the days when the words “cannabis” and “fitness” were considered as an unlikely pairing. Cannabis has been a taboo topic for a long time, but with the legalization of cannabis in Thailand, it’s time to bust the myths and explore the surprising benefits that cannabis can offer to athletes. 1. Reduce inflammation One of the most promising areas…

  • Cannabis

    Cloud Nine Celebrates their “GET LIFTED” Grand Opening Wednesday March 1st, 2023

    Press Release Cloud Nine has officially opened its doors, offering a fun and immersive space where guests can find a highly curated selection of the finest cannabis and head shop accessories throughout Thailand. On March 1st, Cloud Nine will celebrate by hosting a “GET LIFTED” Grand Opening extravaganza. The exciting atmosphere of Cloud Nine lures guests in by offering comfortable…

  • Cannabis

    Best Thai cannabis strains for sleep and insomnia relief

    Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries, and one of its most common applications is to help with sleep and insomnia. With the growing popularity of cannabis as a sleep aid, it can be challenging to know which strains are the best for promoting a restful night’s sleep. In this article, we will explore some of the best…

  • Cannabis

    Where you can get high-quality cannabis in Pattaya

    Recently, Pattaya has become a popular destination for cannabis enthusiasts. With its relaxed laws, Pattaya has become a hub for cannabis tourism, offering an array of cannabis-related activities, products, and services. Whether you’re looking to relax with a puff of a joint, enjoy an edible, or explore the science behind cannabis, Pattaya has something for everyone. So, if you’re ready…

  • Cannabis

    What does research say about the health benefits of cannabis tea?

    Since the legalization of cannabis in Thailand last year, this once-controversial plant has been making headlines for its numerous health benefits. From pain relief to improved sleep, the positive effects of cannabis are undeniable. But what about cannabis tea? Is it just as beneficial as smoking or ingesting cannabis in other forms? According to recent studies, the answer is a…

  • Phuket News

    High Stakes: Police shut down Phuket cannabis store for 30 days due to gambling

    Police ordered the closure of ‘Hi Kush’ cannabis store in Phuket, southern Thailand, for 30 days, from yesterday February 7 to March 8, after finding evidence of gambling at the establishment. Officers from Phuket City Police Station arrested a man named Ratchakrit and 13 others for, “organising gambling (poker), gambling at a property without permission and conspiracy to gamble.” The…

  • Cannabis News

    Cannabis in Thailand: A Guide for Tourists

    Thailand’s crazy cannabis laws can be difficult to navigate so the Ministry of Public Health has issued a guide titled “10 Things Tourists Need to Know About Cannabis in Thailand” to help budding cannabis tourists stay out of trouble. Since the marijuana plant (“Gancha” in Thai language) was removed from Thailand’s list of Category 5 Narcotics on June 9 this…

  • Cannabis News

    Thailand to track cannabis users in government database

    Thai nationals will soon be required to show their ID cards when purchasing cannabis flowers. The ID and sales information will be entered into a government database, according to the Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine (DTAM). Registered vendors will be required to insert the buyers’ ID into a “device” linked with the government system and input information regarding…

  • Cannabis News

    Homeowner beats cannabis thief to death in northeast Thailand

    Police let off a man who allegedly beat a cannabis thief to death in Udon Thani province in northeast Thailand last month. Police say he had the right to protect his assets. Yesterday, 55 year old Wanna filed a case with the Commander of the Udon Thani Provincial Police force against her neighbour who escaped prosecution after allegedly beating her younger…

  • Cannabis

    Kush House: Bangkok’s most unique cannabis dispensary

    You are invited to the grand opening of Kush House cannabis dispensary, in the heart of Bangkok, tonight at 9pm. Two things set Kush House apart from other cannabis stores in Thailand: Thai Traditional Medicine and art. The visually striking atmosphere at Kush House – conveniently located at the entrance of Sukhumvit 22 – has been carefully crafted to give…

  • Cannabis

    Ganja galore: Over 1,000 cannabis clinics have opened this year in Thailand

    It is ganja galore as Thailand has seen over 1,000 cannabis clinics open this year alone. According to Bangkok Post, the public health ministry noted that out of 1,026 clinics opened this year, 929 are run directly by the ministry. But, to prevent unwanted consequences of the plant’s legalisation, the ministry says such clinics are also doubling as research units.…

  • Cannabis

    Can foreigners legally grow cannabis in Thailand?

    The Ministry of Public Health gave away one million cannabis plants to the people of Thailand in June for home cultivation. Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul dished out the plants to celebrate the removal of all parts of the cannabis plant from Thailand’s list of Category 5 illicit narcotics on June 9. The plants were intended to be cultivated for medicinal…

  • Cannabis News

    Pattaya man attacked at gunpoint for selling cannabis

    A man in Pattaya filed a police report saying he was attacked by a man with a gun because he was selling cannabis on the street. The weed dealer said that his attacker, whom he suspects might be a police officer, didn’t want him to sell drugs in the area, despite it being perfectly legal. The report was filed at…

  • Thailand News

    Cannabis bill quashed by vote in House

    A newly-proposed cannabis bill has been quashed as the Thai House of Representatives voted on its withdrawal. The bill was shot down after a 198 to 136 vote in the House. Lawmakers say the bill needs to be revised as its wording was regarded as “loose and could potentially expose youth to health risks.” The bad news is that if…

  • Thailand video news

    Tourists travelling for pot-smoking not welcome in Thailand | GMT

    Tourists travelling for pot-smoking not welcome in Thailand. Rama 2 Road guilty of being a repeat accident offender. All this and more on today’s Good Morning Thailand