The upcoming general election, which had been expected in the new year’s first quarter, might have been a factor in the decisive enactment of the law, especially considering who it benefits most. People in rural areas constitute the largest pool of voters eligible to form licensed agricultural groups to cultivate hundreds of acres of the new economic crop.

Some of these folks will also be able to earn extra income by obtaining licenses to prescribe medical marijuana as Thai traditional medicine practitioners and village healers.

SOURCE: News.lovepattayathailand