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Thailand: Seized cannabis handed over for medical research


Nearly 22 tonnes of seized cannabis held by the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has been handed over to 11 medical institutes and research facilities registered to use cannabis for research purposes, the ONCB secretary-general said on Saturday.

Niyom Termsrisuk said two of the 11 medical institutes and research facilities which received the drugs from the ONCB include the Drug and Herbal Product Research and Development Center, College of Pharmacy, at Rangsit University; and the Bureau of Drugs and Narcotics at the Department of Medical Science.