Category: Medical Cannabis

  • Top 10 Reasons to Speed up Legalization of Cannabis in Thailand


    Given all the chaos going on around the world, it seems like now, more than ever, is when Thailand should embrace and legalize cannabis.   This window will not exist forever though.  Thailand has an opportunity to establish the Land of Smiles as the most forward-thinking country in the region.   Reason #1: The World […]

  • HE Medical Cannabis Clinic in Thong Lor Bangkok


    We recently added the HE Clinic in Thong Lor to our list of medical cannabis clinics. We also had the opportunity to ask Dr. Chayut some questions about this foreigner-friendly clinic to help further educate people on obtaining legal medical cannabis in Thailand. It’s certainly good to see more foreigner-friendly clinics opening up in Thailand […]

  • First Time Medical Cannabis User from US

    first time medical cannabis user

    Here at Sawaweed, one of our goals is to present a clear picture of the cannabis industry in Thailand and how it impacts foreigners who live or visit here. Today we interview a Reddit user who lives in Thailand and became a first time medical cannabis user under the Thai government’s medical cannabis initiative. Was […]

  • How To Get CBD in Thailand Legally as a Foreigner


    There has been a lot of confusion surrounding whether or not foreigners can get CBD in Thailand legally. In fact, in a previous post, we detail some of the reasons foreigners may want to be cautious of obtaining CBD in Thailand. However, after several interviews with foreigner CBD patients, some clarification from the Office of […]

  • CBD in Thailand: How to Use CBD in Thailand Responsibly

    CBD Responsible Use Thailand

    When the Thai government legalized medical cannabis, they made an effort to focus their energies on cannabidiol, popularly known as CBD, rather than traditional marijuana. Officials wanted to promote CBD in Thailand as a true medicinal tool rather than as a party or recreational drug. This article will give you a comprehensive overview of CBD, […]

  • Is CBD Oil Legal in Thailand? Everything You Need to Know


    As of August 30, 2019 the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) no longer lists cannabidiol (CBD) as a narcotic making CBD oil legal in Thailand. However, that does not come without some caveats. The MoPH made the following exceptions for CBD: CBD (Cannabidiol) extract with at least 99% purity and no more than 0.01% THC […]

  • Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana in Thailand


    According to the Ministry of Health, the qualifying conditions for being treated with Medical Marijuana in Thailand are as follows: Qualifying conditions That hemp substances can be useful in treatment with clear academic support information Nausea and vomiting in patients receiving chemotherapy Epilepsy that is difficult to treat and epilepsy that is resistant to medication […]