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is cbd oil legal in thailand

Have you purchased CBD in Thailand? How easy was it for you? Let us know in the comments below.

While until recently Thailand and Indonesia law had similar opinions of CBD, basically it’s a drug and there’s a hearty prison sentence waiting for you if you use it, Thailand has loosened its stance a great deal recently, which is nice!

Before we get started, we should accept that in our intro paragraph we bought into a traditional stereotype that’s actually not particularly safe, so we’re clear that up.

Can you Travel to Thailand with CBD Products?

This also changed when the law changed, making it legal to grow hemp for personal use, as long as the necessary licenses and permits have been obtained. Basically, get a local lawyer, because you’ll need your paperwork to be all good.

We are simply bringing you the information needed to make an informed decision on what you want to use CBD for, and what you are comfortable using our products for.

Despite its hippy haven reputation, drug laws in Thailand are actually still really strict, some of the strictest in the world, in fact. We don’t recommend taking or using illegal drugs anywhere, but we especially recommend that you read into Thai laws before obviously not doing such things.

So for now, as much as you can travel into Thailand with CBD products on your person, we’d suggest probably not doing that.

As of this date, there are a few such licensed producers, all governmental organizations or public and private universities.

The Government Pharmaceutical Organization is the leader of this group, with high capability to turn their research production into a large commercial conglomerate; they are interested in the pure CBD oil, but has no imminent plans to manufacture it.

By the book, everyone is free to import CBD oil with 99% purity made from hemp with THC content not to exceed 0.01% by weight once they receive a cannabis import license from the FDA. This may be a true intention of the drafter of the August 30 regulation, believed to be among officials at very high levels.

Foreign Investments in Local Cannabis Production

Great uncertainty here! There are no answers to these questions. Neither are there any regulations issued to implement this flexible rule in the cannabis law. You need to explore further with the FDA.

What it means in a layman’s term is that 99%-pure CBD oil made from cannabis or hemp with a mix of very little psychoactive THC is no longer a narcotic under the Narcotics Act of 1979.

When the dust settles and rules and policy become clearer, this local cannabis-oil production potential can open up an industrial-scale manufacturing in the private sector, driven by advanced technology from overseas.

Now though, CBD oil will be permitted to be used as supplements and other products such as food or beauty products as long as THC levels stay under a certain level.

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry has removed the seeds and oils derived from hemp plants from the country’s list of controlled substances, essentially making cannabidiol (CBD) legal.

Before the change, both CBD and THC were listed as Schedule V controlled substances under Thailand’s draconian Narcotics Act.

Unlike marijuana plants, which contain high levels of the psychoactive compound THC, hemp plants only have trace amounts.

This means that the oil extracted from hemp plants will provide health benefits to users–similar to THC-infused cannabis–but won’t give them the feeling of being high.

Despite legalizing medical marijuana in late 2018, cannabis remains a controlled substance in Thailand and can result in up to five years imprisonment.

A fair number of studies show that CBD can help relieve anxiety, pain, inflammation, sleeplessness, epilepsy, and a variety of other health conditions.