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Ministry moves to state that only marijuana inflorescence is a controlled herb

  THE Public Health Ministry is rushing to improve its ministerial announcement decriminalising marijuana to specify that only the inflorescence is controlled with a conclusion expected to be reached next week, Sanook.com said this evening (July 27). Dr. Narong Saiwong, the deputy permanent secretary, and Dr. Yongyot Thammawut, the head of the Department of Thai

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Real estate

Thai, foreign investors eager to buy hotels in Bangkok, major tourist cities

AS a result of tourism having improved in the first half of this year both Thai and foreign investors are now keen on buying hotels in Bangkok and four key tourist cities, Phuket, Samui, Pattaya and Chiang Mai, with several deals having already been concluded, Matichon newspaper today (July 27). Mr. Phattarachai Thaweewong, research director

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Chula varsity opens lab to test Monkeypox, result out in 24 hours

  A RAPID test for Monkeypox with the result available within 24 hours was launched today (July 27) by Chulalongkorn University’s Emerging Infectious Diseases Health Science Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Matichon newspaper said. Dr. Thiravat Hemachudha, a professor of neurology and head of this centre, said tests will be conducted by real time PCR, Conventional

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