Thailand legalized marijuana for the economic benefit. But now Thai growers say they are being undercut by illegal US imports.

A weed shop owner in Thailand. Marielle Descalsota/Insider Thailand’s health ministry took marijuana off its list of banned substances last year.

But regulations have stalled in parliament, leaving legal marijuana in a state of legal limbo.

American sellers have stepped into the breach, supplying dispensaries with cheaper weed. Southeast Asia is famous for its harsh drug laws. So it was with great fanfare that Thailand’s military-led government legalized marijuana last year.Since then, dispensaries have flourished across the country. They teach joint-rolling classes and offer stoned yoga. It’s all great fun.But the goal of legalizing weed, an effort spearheaded by […]

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