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.
President Trump said recently that people who deal drugs in the United States should receive the death penalty. He drove his message of zero tolerance home over the weekend at a rally in Pennsylvania, saying, “I don’t think we should play games” with dope slingers who capitalizing on junkie America.
Five sources within the Trump Administration indicate that the president regularly makes statements indicating he would like to emulate policies of China, the Philippines, and Singapore by executing drug sellers, according to a report by Axios.
The cities around the world where the least amount of marijuana is consumed are, counter-intuitively, not all in countries with the harshest penalties for users and sellers. Nor are most among the cities where weed is most expensive.
Even the smallest possession of a controlled substance in Singapore can lead to severe punishments, up to and including execution.
Researchers in Singapore have created a beer that contains probiotics, which have been proven to improve gut health and boost the immune system.
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