Progress made on medical cannabis, but challenges are ahead, Cannabis Walk Thailand was told

Although Thailand is still lagging behind other countries in developing cannabis-based medication, Thai medical researchers hope frozen knowledge could be renewed and extended to serve patients’ needs, especially in the field of traditional medicine.

The latest progress on medical cannabis was shared with participants in a recent seminar organised as part of the 21-day “Cannabis Walk Thailand”, which wraps up this weekend. 

The Walk, led by Decha Siriphat – a long-time advocate of sustainable agriculture and traditional medicine – is aimed at raising awareness about cannabis-based treatment and knowledge which has long been absent from people’s perception.

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Piyaporn Wongruang