Cannabis is now legal in Thailand.

Cannabis is now legal in Thailand.

Health Minister Autin Charnvirakul signed a document to remove cannabis from the Ministry's category 5 drug list. It will take effect within 120 days of being announced in the Royal Gazette.

Health Minister Autin Charnvirakul signed a document to remove cannabis from the Ministry's category 5 drug list. It will take effect within 120 days of being announced in the Royal Gazette.

Cannabis with a concentration of the psychoactive component THC greater than 0.2% is still illegal. The minister says getting high from cannabis is still illegal and there are harsh penalties for those who use it.