Items tagged with kratom and thailand

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Most people accept medical use of marijuana: Nida Poll [28.05.2019] An opinion survey found 86% of respondents support the medical use of marijuana and kratom, 39% think authorities can control its use, and 59% want i ...
Medical cannabis moving ahead in Thailand, but who stands to benefit? [14.05.2019] 25th December of 2018 was a historical day for cannabis enthusiasts in Thailand. The (interim) Parliament voted, 166-to-0, to pass new amendments to ...
Methamphetamine use in Myanmar, Thailand, and Southern China: assessing practices, reducing harms [15.02.2019] Over the past decade, methamphetamine use has grown more popular in Myanmar, Thailand and Southern China. Based on in-depth interviews conducted with ...
Farmers giddy over new medical marijuana law [26.12.2018] Thai farmers welcomed a new law allowing cultivation and use of marijuana for medical purposes, in an Asian first that promises an economic bonanza b ...
Govt pressed for new law on marijuana and kratom [01.10.2018] Academics and medical practitioners are pushing for swift legislative reform to legalise the medical use of marijuana and kratom, saying current laws ...
Reform of drug laws begins as bill passes first reading [17.06.2018] The National Legislative Assembly passed by a landslide vote the three narcotics control policy bills, which are an effort by authorities to reform o ...
Decriminalise kratom, make it an energy drink: doctor [22.08.2017] A leading traditional medicine practitioner has renewed calls for kratom to be removed from the list of banned narcotics and said it could be used to ...
Paiboon stands by delisting pot, krathom plan [18.11.2016] Justice Minister Paiboon Koomchaya from Thailand is standing firm in his aim to remove krathom and marijuana from the narcotic drugs list and treat t ...
Is kratom the new bath salts? [26.02.2016] The botanical substance is both a stimulant and a sedative. It is common and illegal in Thailand, where it grows naturally, but little-known and larg ...
Should kratom use be legal? [29.09.2013] The leaves of kratom, a native of Southeast Asia in the coffee family, are used to relieve pain and improve mood as an opiate substitute and stimulan ...
Thailand’s cure for meth addiction? A leafy jungle stimulant [16.09.2013] The legal status of kratom is under review in Thailand. Options include making kratom available only by prescription, decriminalizing small amounts a ...
Minister proposes to legalise krathom use [30.08.2013] Justice Minister Chaikasem Nitisiri said he is considering the possibility of legalising krathom leaves with one of the options being to use the plan ...
Kratom in Thailand [01.04.2011] In early 2010, the Thai Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) developed a policy proposal to review different aspects of the criminal justice ...

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