People who recreationally use cocaine and cannabis could have their passport and driving licence taken away from them, under new rules proposed by the Home Office.
Mada, 21, works at a weed dispensary in eastern Thailand, her boyfriend grows cannabis plants at home, and several of her friends sell bongs, pipes and buds in pop-up stalls and bars.
Germany is mulling over the consequences of soon becoming the world’s largest potential market for legally sold cannabis.
Almost six million Britons would start smoking cannabis if it was legalised, research warns today.
Cannabis is the most widely used psychotropic substance worldwide and is the second most commonly smoked substance after tobacco.
It all began when Ong-ard Panyachatiraksa, a farm owner in the north of Thailand who is licensed to grow medicinal cannabis, was wondering what to do with the many excess leaves he had amassed.
Thailand’s Ministry of Defense strictly orders military personnel not to use cannabis on army premises, according to ministry spokesman Col. Chinat Punnotok.
Thailand legalised cultivating and consuming cannabis this month, reversing a hard-line approach of long prison sentences or even the death penalty for drug offences.
New research has suggested that cannabis makes people less greedy and more empathetic.
The German government has begun several weeks of expert testimony on liberalizing recreational cannabis use. Health Minister Karl Lauterbach hopes to present a new law in the coming months.