“Bee” as she is known, is one of the Thais wholeheartedly welcoming the government’s decision to de-list it as a narcotic. She was a recreational pot smoker but now brews cannabis in an infusion and has been using cannabis oil for the last three years to cope with pain and anxiety due to cancer.
It’s also effective in dealing with fatigue, insomnia, vomiting and appetite loss from chemotherapy which she started in January, as the side effects are milder than commercial drugs, says the 42-year-old.
Thailand, which has a tradition to use cannabis to relieve pain and fatigue authorized medicinal use in 2018. It is now the first Asian country to legalize the growing of marijuana and its consumption in food and drinks and this means people like Bee can get steady, good-quality supplies for a cheaper price.
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