On June 9, Thailand became the first country in Asia—and only the third in the world, after Canada and Uruguay—to decriminalize cannabis nationwide.
The Thai government is pushing for marijuana to become the new cash crop but has insisted that it was not legalizing recreational pot use.
Thailand’s frenzied weed free-for-all has met growing pushback and the lack of clarity in current regulations leaves many businesses and growers unable to plan their next moves.
It will also take time for Thai weed producers to become competitive in the global cannabis trade when it comes to quality and pricing.
Thailand Reopens Railway Service To Laos
The State Railway of Thailand announced that the railway service connecting Thailand’s Nong Khai province with Thanaleng station in Laos has resumed operation since Sept 16.
Columbia Pictures’ Aquaverse Theme Park Set To Open Next Month
Sony Pictures Entertainment will open a theme and water park based on popular characters from films produced by Columbia Pictures next month in Thailand as it seeks to cash in on a rebound in tourism.