11, (Xinhua/GNA) - Thailand's Bhumjaithai party has vowed not to contest in
a future election if its marijuana policy fails to work.
party leader Anutin Charnvirakul reassured on Wednesday that his party will
manage to legalize marijuana for medical purposes in the time of the
If the party
fails to do so, it will not contest in the next election of MPs, he said.
In the run up
to the March election, Anutin openly campaigned for the legalization of
marijuana to the extent that the voluntary growing of six marijuana trees be
allowed per household nationwide for medical purposes.
that marijuana should no longer be considered as an illegal drug and that it
should be used freely as a medicinal plant.
allegations that he had pushed for the growing and use of marijuana for