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Thai Government to Discuss Allowing Weed to Be Grown at Home

An upcoming draft bill seeks to allow Thais to grow up to six marijuana plants in the comfort of their home.
Edoardo Liotta
9.11.19
News

Thai Stores Will Stop Distributing Single-Use Plastic Bags by 2020

Thailand is one of the biggest waste producers in the world but it is now making an effort to change this.
Edoardo Liotta
9.10.19
News

Thailand Will Soon Prohibit Female Students From Wearing Short Skirts

Apparently, this is a way to combat cases of sexual harassment in schools.
Meera Navlakha
9.6.19
LGBTQ

Thailand Could Become the First Country in Southeast Asia to Allow Same-Sex Unions

A bill that would legalise same-sex unions is supported by lawmakers and many Thai citizens.
Meera Navlakha
8.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

People Are Now Giving Bubble Tea as a Holy Offering in Thai Buddhist Temples

Boba tea truly is divine.
Shamani Joshi
8.26.19
Weed

Weed Could Once Get Locals Killed in Bangkok. Now Cannabis Culture Is Taking Off

With marijuana legalized for medical use in Thailand, Bangkok’s stoners are emerging from the underground.
Jamie Fullerton
8.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thai State Hospitals Have Started Distributing Cannabis Oils

Those enrolled in the country’s universal health scheme can avail of the oils for free.
Meera Navlakha
8.19.19
Culture

Thai TV Show Blasted for Lead Character in Brownface

A fair-skinned actress plays a woman who pretends to be from the rural Thai region of Isaan, where people typically have darker skin tones.
Meera Navlakha
8.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Drought in Thailand Reveals Lost Temple That Was Submerged Under Water

The water crisis is so bad that a Buddhist temple that had sunk 20 years ago has now resurfaced.
Shamani Joshi
8.8.19
Festival Season!

Wonderfruit Wants to Build a 'Pop-Up City' Dedicated to Sustainable Living

Thailand's annual festival is trying to create a new model of eco-friendly living.
VICE Staff
7.31.19
News

Thailand’s First Batch of Medical Marijuana Is Ready for Roll-Out

A wider distribution is scheduled for April 2020.
Meera Navlakha
7.11.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Children Are Still Fighting Muay Thai — Even After the Death of a Young Boy

Fans and families like things the way they are.
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
6.24.19
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