Thailand to ban recreational cannabis use by year-end

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Panu Wongcha-Um
Updated February 29 2024 - 4:35pm, first published 4:30pm
"Without the law to regulate cannabis it will be misused," Thailand's health minister says. (EPA PHOTO)
"Without the law to regulate cannabis it will be misused," Thailand's health minister says. (EPA PHOTO)

Thailand will ban recreational use of marijuana by the end of the year but continue to allow its use for medical purposes, the health minister says.

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