Thai network petitions for home-grown cannabis and 5-year import ban

The Cannabis Future Network in Thailand is gathering signatures for a petition, aiming to accumulate 10,000 names to induce parliament to proceed its studying of the Cannabis-Hemp Act. This legislation, if handed, would permit residents to domesticate marijuana at residence and prohibit the importation of cannabis products for half a decade.
Prasitchai Nunual, the head of the community, yesterday acknowledged that the act, initially consisting of 95 sections, solely reached Section 17 in parliament’s reading as a end result of a shift in authorities.
This section permits individuals to cultivate cannabis vegetation domestically. Simultaneously, the Cannabis-Hemp Act seeks to impose a five-year ban on hashish importation, fostering a domestic manufacturing and consumption surroundings.
The Cannabis Future Network, liaising with the Thai populace, has extensively researched the potential advantages of cannabis, referencing its historic use in conventional medication.
On Monday, Prasitchai revealed, that the network hosted a discussion in Chiang Mai to deliberate on the feasibility of the Cannabis-Hemp Act. He clarified that cannabis is not officially categorized as a narcotic and could be grown at residence for medicinal use.
Key points of discussion at the event included the eligibility of a cannabis committee, regulations for home-grown and large-scale hashish, the licensing course of, renewal rights, and grounds for revocation.
The network panel additionally deliberated on points surrounding the sale of hashish, promoting rules, baby safety measures, penalties, public nuisance from marijuana consumption, and potential methods for hashish research and improvement within Thailand.
The network plans to traverse Thailand to collect public opinion on the Cannabis-Hemp Act and purchase the ten,000 signatures required for the petition to amend the cannabis-related law.
Unsung includes a public dialogue scheduled for at present in Nakhon Si Thammarat, reported Bangkok Post. Prasitchai expressed the network’s need to offer input to shape a well-rounded bill.
“We hope that the new government will listen to us and prioritise the benefit of the individuals.”

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