Those opposing the bill claim that the original version was significantly amended following the first reading.
Thais can now legally grow cannabis plants at home and sell the crop, a move that the government hopes will boost agriculture and tourism.
Many hope that relaxing cannabis regulation will spur medical and wellness tourism in the country.
Thailand is making waves by becoming the first country in all of the region to legalize the use of cannabis medicinally as well as in food and cosmetics.
Cannabis is here to stay, but with most things, it takes knowing where you've been to understand where you're going.
In December 2018, Thailand became the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize cannabis for research and medicinal use.
The move positions Thailand as the first Southeast Asian country to legalize cannabis use, which is significant, as the region maintains some of the harshest drug laws in the world.
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