Government recommits to the banning of vaping and e-cigarettes

While the government appears to have eased regulation of cannabis legalization, it has just reaffirmed its stance banning e-cigarettes and vaping. Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul doubled down on the ban, saying vaping is a serious health hazard, especially for young people, who make up more than half of all e-cigarette users.

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Visa extensions for foreign visitors to Thailand coming in October

Officially, Thailand's CCSA has agreed to longer visas for foreign travelers to the country. From October 1 this year, the extension of the grace period for foreign guests will be increased from 30 to 45 days. Meanwhile, the visa-on-arrival period will be extended from 15 days to 30 days, the CCSA said yesterday. The extension of visas will last until March 31, 2023.

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