Medical Marijuana in Thailand Ready by End of July

Chao Phraya Abhaiphubejhr Hospital

Dr Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, the public health minister, says that the first 10,000 bottles of marijuana extract oils will be produced jointly by the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) and Chao Phraya Abhaiphubejhr Hospital, and that those first batches will be ready to be prescribed and administered to patients by the end of the month. While only … Read more

Bhumjaithai Party Leader Promotes Marijuana


Speaking at Chao Phraya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital in the Prachin Buri province, Anutin Charnvirakul, leader of the Bhumjaithai Party reiterated his intent to push his party’s pro marijuana agenda. The Bhumjaithai Party has made it clear that they would like to see marijuana become a cash crop for Thailand and Thai farmers. In the run up … Read more

Thailand Cannabis Clinic Overwhelmed

medical marijuana

Chao Phraya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital announced on Monday that they will not be accepting any more patients at its cannabis clinic which just opened on Monday. According to a hospital spokesperson, the clinic had reached its limit for patients shortly after opening. The Chao Phraya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital is renowned for their traditional medicine based treatments. The … Read more

Ad Carabao Critical of Public Health Ministry’s Marijuana Stance

Carabao March 2014

Yuenyong “Ad Carabao” Opakul recently used the stage to voice his thoughts on the Public Health Ministry’s stance on medical marijuana. The popular singer and frontman of the band Cabarao told a packed crowd, estimated to be over 3,000, that he thought the current approach to marijuana being taken by the ministry was stupid. He advocated … Read more

Medical Marijuana Prescriptions Possible by End of June


According to Dr Somsak Akhasilp, director-general of the Department of Medical Services at the Ministry of Public Health, doctors are currently being trained on prescribing cannabis-based medicine and may start issuing prescriptions as early as June of this year. Training workshops held by the ministry are said to attract as many as 250 doctors, dentists … Read more

Highland – Thailand’s Marijuana Awakening on Netflix


“Highland: Thailand’s Marijuana Awakening,” is groundbreaking documentary three-part mini-series produced by Coconuts TV that was released on Netflix last year. Hosted by Sebastian Perry, a Coconuts TV producer, Highland follows Perry’s travels throughout Thailand as he seeks to educate viewers on the history of marijuana/ganja, where things are today, and what the future of may … Read more