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Malaysia Aims To Learn From Thailand In Push For Medical Use Of Cannabis

Malaysia plans to learn from the cannabis policy of neighboring Thailand in its effort to legalize use of the drug for medical purposes, a health ministry official said on Wednesday, in a country where possession can bring the death penalty now.

The comments came after the Thai health minister said he would meet his Malaysian counterpart during a meeting of APEC health ministers next week where Thailand will showcase its work in legalizing medicinal marijuana.

With a tradition of using cannabis to calm pain and fatigue, Thailand legalized medicinal marijuana in 2018, becoming in June the first Asian nation to decriminalize cultivation of marijuana and its consumption in food and drink.

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