Retailers Will Ask For ID When Selling Cannabis In Thailand

Cannabis was decriminalized in Thailand in 2022, making it the first country in Southeast Asia to do so.

Since then, the country's government has been issuing ad hoc regulations as a way to set up a regulatory framework for the sector.

One of the latest rules would require Thai nationals to show their ID cards when purchasing cannabis buds, reported Bangkok Post. In addition, sales information would have to be submitted by registered shops to the Department for the Development of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine (DTAM).

Meanwhile, as a law to regulate the sector is pending Parliament's decision, over 7000 retailers have reached out to get a license to sell cannabis.

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State Senate President Robert Stivers signaled that Kentuckians could see medical marijuana legalized, though on a limited basis, reported Kentucky Health News.

"I am working with others to see how we could get to a 'yes' to take care of those who are at the end of life," said Stivers on KET's "Kentucky Tonight." Stivers is known for his …

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