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Thailand’s public health minister Anutin Charnvirakul is being backed into a corner by physicians, hundreds of doctors, foundations, universities and religious groups over his botched decriminalisation of cannabis policy. Anutin is refusing to back down from the introduction of new laws that decriminalised cannabis on June 6, despite mounting calls for the policy to be suspended amid confusion, misinterpretation and cases of recent misuse by young Thais. Anutin defended the current situation claiming that the Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha had promised to push through a parliamentary bill to clarify confusion, and announce more specific guidelines during the current session. “A […]

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Far be it from me to suggest Anutin has legalised it and back handed straight to his own family. 

You've got to love politicians,  same all over the world it seems 

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Anutin Charnvirakul, also the leader of the Bhumjaithai Party, has staked his political reputation on the reform of Thailand’s cannabis laws

Give anyone one guess how his reputation stands.

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