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Thailand's 'weed bill' in tatters, elephant tourism post-Covid, Xi and Marcos meet : Tim Newton Today - Jan 5


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Thailand's much-debated 'weed bill' is in tatters after MP walkout, the future of elephant tourism, Presidents Xi and Marcos meet in China, Cannabis 'brochure' published, Pattaya and Phuket ponder Chinese tourism.


(YouTube has removed the video of the coffin falling out of the pick-up)


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Tim Newton Today is a daily, independent look at Thai and south East Asian regional news.


Link to Elephant Tourism story...


0:00 - Introduction of topics
1:00 - Latest on weed bill problems in Thai parliament
4:18 - 'weed' info pamphlet published by Thai government
(YouTube removed 'coffin' story)



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This chap is easily flummoxed.


Every bill, nay Parliament itself, is in "tatters". All interest in legislating is off the table until after an election.


And the the current "law" is very, very clear on Cannabis use. It is legal to produce, sell, use. End of story.



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