Published: Aug 26, 2021
The Agricultural Land Reform Office (ALRO) has urged Thai farmers to grow hemp, cannabis and green chiretta (fah talai jone) using high technology to boost their incomes. The study of kratom would also be conducted with the aim of achieving sales of THB8 billion from exporting these herbs.
Published: Mar 09, 2021
Anne Jakkrajutatip, Chief Executive Officer and the Managing Director of JKN Global Media Plc, is developing food supplements and healthy drinks made from hemp following the Thai government's recent announcement in regulating hemp. JKN will partner with a renowned manufacturer DOD Biotech Plc to produce 10 hemp-based products.
Published: Feb 27, 2021
Use of the whole cannabis and hemp plants as food ingredients is prohibited but parts of them are allowed under some conditions, the Ministry of Public Health said in an announcement on food ingredients that are prohibited for sale or import for the safety of consumers.
Published: Jan 28, 2021
Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will allow government agencies, private companies, farmers and the public to apply to grow hemp from January 29 after the Public Health Ministry removed the plant species from the category V narcotics list in November.
Published: Nov 25, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalised the regulation draft that will remove cannabis and hemp from Thailand’s list of narcotics, permanent secretary of the Public Health Ministry, Dr Kiattiphum Wongrajit said.
Published: Jul 21, 2020
The Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) has been tasked with coming up with innovative machinery for research and production of hemp fibre in line with international standards now that the market for it has grown at 5 per cent yearly.