Thailand will host the first Ganja Festival in the world on January 2020

The festival will promote Thailand as the leading Marijuana strains developer.


Syamil Faisal14 Oct, 2019

Thailand will host the first Ganja Festival in the world on January 2020

Thailand’s Ganja Festival serves as a discussion platform on Medical cannabis benefits and generating trade opportunities in the industry to boost Thailand’s economic growth.

Here are the details of the festival:

  • Date: 29th January - 2nd February 2020
  • Venue: Nong Yat Reservoir in the northeastern province of Nakhon Phanom

In December 2018, Thailand legalized the medical use of marijuana seeing the distribution of Thai-produced marijuana to state hospitals and government healthcare recipients.

Due to supply shortages, marijuana was only available for the severed condition patients:

  • Late-stage cancer
  • Parkinson’s
  • Drug-resistant epilepsy

However, with the recent plantation of 12,000 cannabis seedlings at Maejo University in Chiang Mai, 2 more metric tons of the herb will be available by February to the less critical patients:

  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Stress

Gen. Charan Kullawanit, an advisor to the festival, told reporters:

“We’ll invite different countries to exchange academic ideas and opinions so we’ll be able to see how medical cannabis will benefit the global community.”

Syamil FaisalAuthor

Founder at Conscious Creatives. Storyteller.

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