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Thailand scrambles to control cannabis sales and curb abuse

Buyers must show ID under new measures following decriminalization

A customer holds a piece of cannabis at a dispensary in Bangkok following its legalization last year.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Thailand is tightening the country's marijuana regulations, issuing new guidance and measures intended to curb a rapid rise in recreational use of the drug since its decriminalization last year.

The topic is likely to be a major issue in general elections scheduled to happen by May.

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