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Thailand’s new cannabis law seeks to draw clearer boundaries

Among the organizations with which you can register to grow the plants are hospitals, medical professionals, dentists, practitioners of Thai traditional medicine, practitioners of applied Thai traditional medicine, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine, government organizations, the Thai Red Cross Society, and animal hospitals. According to a spokeswoman for a House committee, the most recent change to the cannabis and hemp legislation will soon be reevaluated. For those who want to produce or sell cannabis plants, Parnthep Pourpongpan went into detail about the new laws. Some contend that the use and sale of hemp and cannabis are too fraught with uncertainty. Small-scale cannabis cultivators run the possibility of receiving a $100,000 fine or serving a year in jail. The penalty for large-scale farmers who own more than 5 rai is three years in prison and/or a 300,000 baht fine. Cannabis exporters risk up to five years in prison and/or a fine of 500,000 baht if they do not have a license. Hemp or cannabis cannot be purchased by anyone under the age of 20 who is a mother, a nursing mother, or both.

Commercial cannabis cultivation in Thailand is only permitted by Thai nationals who are at least 20 years old and who own and operate legal businesses. According to Parnthep, Section 18 of the law stipulates a cap of 15 cannabis plants per residence. To obtain government services for free, people must register within a day. Additionally allowed are five rai of hemp plants per family. Exaggerating or misrepresenting other cannabis plant parts used as herbs is also prohibited by law. Up to 15 cannabis plants may be grown indoors, but online and vending machine sales, as well as marijuana advertising, are still prohibited. According to Section 15, anyone wishing to cultivate, process, or extract plants for a profit is required to obtain a government license. Without permission, you put yourself in danger of fines and jail time. A $100,000 fine and/or a year in prison are possible penalties for violators. The selling of cannabis, hemp, their extracts, and food containing cannabis and hemp is prohibited online and in vending machines under Section 37/1. Online advertising of hashish, extracts, and smoking equipment is prohibited by Section 28. Anyone caught breaking the legislation might spend a year in jail or pay a $100,000 fine. Without our permission, they can make medications from plants. Public parks, educational institutions, residence halls, houses of worship, and other places of worship designated by the minister of public health would not be allowed to sell marijuana. If the legislation is broken, the offender might spend a year in jail or pay a 100,000 baht fine.

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