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Thai government aims to ride high on global cannabis wave

Bangkok prepares for large '420' hemp forum after Songkran holidays

Large Thai companies are eager to introduce hemp-based food and cosmetics products.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Thailand will celebrate World Cannabis Day with a large convention in Bangkok, as the kingdom further relaxes laws regarding the use of hemp in food and cosmetics products.

Some 50 booths will be set up for cannabis business owners to present their products and strategies. A networking event is scheduled on the first day, while a seminar with 14 industry experts will take place on the second day.

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