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Explore the cannabis culture in Thailand! An easy guide.

Mar 10, 2023

A quick guide to exploring the cannabis culture in Thailand


Thailand cannabis culture


Cannabis has been an integral part of Thailand’s culture and traditional medicine for centuries. However, the herb was banned in the country in the 1930s as part of a global anti-drug campaign.

Recently, the Thai government has legalized the use of cannabis for medical purposes and research, and the cannabis culture is making a comeback in the country.

Here is a guide to exploring the cannabis culture in Thailand:

Learn about the history of cannabis in Thailand To truly understand the significance of cannabis in Thai culture, it’s essential to learn about its history in the country. Thailand was one of the world’s largest cannabis exporters until its ban in the 1930s. Cannabis was used in traditional medicine to treat various ailments and was also a part of many cultural practices.

Visit a cannabis museum There are several cannabis museums in Thailand, such as the Siam cannabis museum. These museums showcase the history of cannabis in Thailand, its uses in traditional medicine, and the country’s role in the global cannabis trade.

Try traditional cannabis-infused dishes Cannabis has been a part of Thai cuisine for centuries. Some traditional dishes, such as “bhang” and “ganja” curry, contain cannabis. Cooking with cannabis is on the up and up in Thailand and there are many places to discover new delights!

Visit a cannabis cafĂ© in Thailand – Thailand is fast becoming the Amsterdam of Asia and as you will notice once you arrive in Thailand weed shops are everywhere but there are some really nice cannabis cafes that have popped up over the last few months (2023). Visit our stores section and browse through the many cafes with the ‘CAFE’ sign.

Attend a cannabis festival, live music shows and events such as this one here in Phuket. Connect and meet like minded people.

Explore the medical uses of cannabis – Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years in Thailand and around the world. You can check out our strains page and filter by medical condition to see what fits you best. You can also visit one of the many dispensaries in Thailand and learn about the different strains and products available for your health.

In conclusion, exploring the cannabis culture in Thailand can be a fascinating experience for anyone interested in the history, traditional uses, and modern applications of this herb.