Thailand's interim parliament voted to approve marijuana for medical use and research, one of the senators who worked on the bill told CNN on Tuesday. In a 166 to 0 vote, the National Legislative Assembly approved regulations that would let citizens use cannabis under medical supervision, and is expected to be implemented next year.
Purveyors, producers and researchers will need licenses to handle the drugs, while end-users will need prescriptions. Canada and Columbia have legalised the drug for medical and recreational use.
The move positions Thailand as the first Southeast Asian country to legalize cannabis use, which is significant, as the region maintains some of the harshest drug laws in the world.
Besides cannabis, kratom or known as ketum in Malaysia has also been given the green light for medical usage.
As for India, under Section 20 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) cultivation, possession, use, sale/purchase, import/export, transportation and warehousing of cannabis.
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In the United Kingdom, the government approved medical marijuana earlier this year and became available on 1 November to patients with a prescription. Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia can inflict the death penalty to marijuana traffickers.
"We're going to demand that the government revoke all these requests before the law takes effect", Panthep Puapongpan, dean of the Rangsit Institute of Integrative Medicine and Anti-Aging, was quoted as saying by Reuters news agency.
Do you think more countries should legalize medical marijuana? He added that the amendedlegislation will allow for more opportunities to help patients suffering from chronic illness.
Pip Holmes, 45, from Cornwall, is facing up to 15 years in an Indonesian prison after being caught with cannabis oil which he says he needed for medical reasons.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted the subway system has power, but there were delays on the local Queens 7 line. The airport is cautioning passengers to check with their carriers, as "may flights are departing, some are not".
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The Duchess of Sussex spoke to a fan prior to Christmas Day church services in Sandringham and said she's nearing her due date. Meghan and Harry tied the knot in May this year, and announced they were expecting their first child together in October .
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Customers worldwide ordered more items than ever from Amazon this holiday season, the company announced Wednesday. If Amazon's Echo speaker was one of its best sellers, it appears to also have been a victim of its own success.
And the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said in a tweet that No. 7 train had been disrupted by the power failures. No injuries were reported. "The fire is under control, will update as more info becomes available", it said.
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IPhone XR made up 32% of iPhone sales in its first month
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