Weeding out foreigners: strains over Thailand’s legalization of marijuana

A Thai activist with a marijuana tattoo on his face gathers with others during a campaign for the legalisation of medical marijuana near Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Panumas Sanguanwong

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand is set to become the first Asian country to legalize medical marijuana, but a battle is brewing between local and foreign firms over control of a potentially lucrative market. With parliament set to approve the legislation as early as next month, Thai businesses and activists have raised concerns that a raft […]

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