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Thai businesses cash in on cannabis, from milk tea to toothpaste

(Source: Reuters)
Thai businesses are cashing in with cannabis-infused products like toothpaste, tea, soaps and snacks after the government legalised the plant and its extract this year, generating a wave of interest in the drug. “It gives me a deep and comfortable sleep,” said Pakpoom Charoenbunna, 32, who buys a cannabis-infused drink from his regular milk-tea vendor. Thailand became the first Southeast Asian country to legalise marijuana in 2018 for medical use and research. Last month, Thailand de