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The Thai government is getting behind the hemp industry amid long-term plans to grow the local market and drive flow-on benefits to associated sectors. The Bangkok Post reports the Industry Ministry is currently laying out a budget plan, with it targeting the development of new products in the medical sector and support for tourism. Industry Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit said, according to the Bangkok Post, that officials will ask cabinet to allocate money for hemp business development. “The government wants hemp and herbs to be new economic crops to help drive the domestic economy and increase farmers’ revenue.” According to the […]

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Tetrahydrocannabinol ( THC ) , is a mild drug that does less harm than alcohol consumption .

If the government wants to profit :

1. Make it legal .

2. Grow it in a sustainable way and distribute it to selected retailers ( pharmacies ) .

3. Quality control .

It can be used in food , drinks , snacks ( cookies ) , there is a whole industry to build around this .

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The Netherlands have been having some serious problems with legalised Mary J and dope tourists.

Think it not just a case of saying its legal, there are many positives and there are definitely negatives to this as it could be a big neon sign to attract the dope tourists and the inherant problems they may bring.

Thais don't need that hassle on top of what they have already.

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