5 cannabis stores were closed down and one dealership apprehended for doing not have the correct documents to offer marijuana.
Pattaya cops chief Pol. Col. Kullachart Kullachai and Dr. Thongchai Lertwilairattanapong, director-general of Department of Thai Conventional and Natural medicine led the contingent of traveler cops, Banglamung District authorities and officers from the Chonburi Public Health Department on the prominent Jan. 7 sweep through Pattaya.
While marijuana was legalized in June prior to parliament might pass supporting laws to govern its usage and sale, the general public Health Ministry has actually put out a series of policies to attempt to secure down on the widespread weed sales and leisure usage.
Under the most recent policy provided in November, marijuana buds and flowers are noted as regulated herbs, and approval is needed for making use of the buds due to their high level of tetrahydrocannabinol from the standard medication department.
One seller on Strolling Street and 4 on Soi Buakhao did not have that certificate and were closed. The Strolling Street dealership was detained.
Kullachart made no apologies, stating all the weed dealerships had actually been alerted prior to.