This Weed in News: Legal Marijuana May Be on the Horizon in Thailand and Mexico; House Speaker Says CBD is A-OK | Marijuana

  • Thailand could become the first country in Asia to legalize medical cannabis, according to an Nov. 1, 2018, report in Time Magazine .
  • Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled that the prohibition of marijuana is unconstitutional, effectively opening the door for legalization across the country.
  • Although the rulings do not constitute immediate legalization, the high court’s announcement will authorize Mexico’s newly elected president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and Congress to reform laws, according to an Oct. 31, 2018, report by Marijuana Moment .
  • Supreme Court doesn’t seem likely to make a similar ruling as Mexico’s high court.

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