Thailand in Asia’s lead to legalize weed

Buddhist-majority Thailand will soon become the first Southeast Asian nation to legalize medical marijuana, hoping its traditional secretive potions, stoner “Thai Sticks,” inexpensive quality health care and export marketeers will rescue patients and produce award-winning cash crops. Thailand’s coup-installed junta leader, Prayut Chan-ocha, is apparently so enthusiastic he is using draconian powers to defend Thai […]