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Thailand’s Public Health Minister made contradictory statements yesterday regarding the recreational use of cannabis. In one statement Anutin Charnvirakul said he was open to the further liberalisation of the drug and in another, he said pot-smoking tourists are not welcome in Thailand. “We don’t welcome those kinds of tourists,” said The 55 year old Bhumjaithai Party leader at a “Meet the Press: Cannabis” event when asked about recreational use of marijuana among foreign visitors. But Anutin did say he was open to further amendments to the cannabis law to make it more recreational in the future if it was safe […]

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1 hour ago, Thaiger said:

“We don’t welcome those kinds of tourists,”

Pot smokers could potentially spend alot of money, surely that's the no1 priority?

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3 minutes ago, Fanta said:

Thank God, I’m an expat. Those tourists are clearly bad people 😅

I'm pretty sure he sees all foreigners as tourists, but expats might earn the status of super tourist.😂

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Unfortunately , it's a fact you will get a lot of pot tourists due to the new regulation on cannabis, they won't be much help to revive a sinking economy., 

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7 minutes ago, Richard1944 said:

Unfortunately , it's a fact you will get a lot of pot tourists due to the new regulation on cannabis, they won't be much help to revive a sinking economy., 

But the snack food sellers will be delighted. 

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