Weed is taking off in Thailand 

In the mid-2000s, the country took the so-called “war on drugs” literally, with over 2,800 reports of extrajudicial killings – now the government has legalized medical marijuana

By Kieran Delamont

2019-09-10

 

There are a few places in the world where being a cannabis user is a legitimately dangerous. For a long time, Thailand was one of those places. In the mid-2000s, the country took the so-called “war on drugs” literally, with over 2,800 reports of extrajudicial killings in the first three months of a public campaign to eradicate drugs. 

Now, however, the government has legalized medical marijuana. There are more events in the country celebrating cannabis culture. And on the party-friendly islands, weed is freely available. It’s still not the safest place to smoke weed — but it’s definitely changing. 

Source: VICE

 

 

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