Hemp, a weed that was long regarded as a forbidden plant and included on the country’s narcotics list, is taking Thailand by storm. Ten categories of goods or products ranging from mouth spray, food supplements, skin care products, and energy drinks to painkillers and spa products are cashing in on hemp’s hype after the government legalized commercial growing in the country last year to promote hemp and cannabis as new cash crops. From Jan 29, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed individuals, legal entities, government offices, community enterprises, and companies to register to use the legal parts of cannabis and hemp for medical purposes, as well as in the textile, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. From Jan 29, the FDA approved the use of the legal parts of cannabis and hemp for medical purposes and in the textile, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics industries.

420 Intel – Marijuana Industry News, 03/01/2021 19:00:00

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