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Committee appointed to review Prices of Medical Services

The Ministry of Commerce has formed a committee tasked with reviewing the prices of medical supplies and services at private hospitals.
Date: 26 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Thai News Agency

Farmers calls on Government to amend Public Health Act

BANGKOK, Nov 4 (NNT) - The Thai Agriculturist Association has called for the amendment of Public Health Act B.E. 2535 which it claims is driving up the cost of rice production.
Date: 04 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NLA holds Forum on Legal Changes to permit Medical Use of Marijuana

BANGKOK, Oct 30 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) is studying the possibility of amending legislation to allow the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes in Thailand.
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

FDA is open to opinions, concerns over New Drug Bill

BANGKOK, Aug 22 (NNT) - The Secretary-General of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Dr. Wanchai Sattayawuthipong, said the FDA is open to all sectors' opinions and concerns over the new drug bill.
Date: 22 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

FDA Ban on Trans Fat meant to prevent Cardiovascular Diseases

BANGKOK, July 18 (NNT) - The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA)'s strict controls of trans fat was designed to reduce risk factors contributing to cardiovascular diseases.
Date: 18 July 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Oral Care Company to face Legal Action for False Advertisement

BANGKOK, May 18 (NNT) - Thailand's Dental Council and the Office of the Consumer Protection Board (OCPB) have held a press conference to announce their plan to take legal action against an oral care company for making exaggerated claims about its products. They did not disclose the name of the company in question.
Date: 18 May 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

New Law to allow Cannabis Research, Medical Use

BANGKOK, May 13 (NNT) - The new draft narcotics law to be proposed to the Cabinet this month will allow the manufacturing, import, distribution, and possession of cannabis for research purpose and medical use, says official. The Narcotics Control Board (NCB) Secretary-General, Sirinya Sitdhichai, said the development of the move to allow canna ...
Date: 13 May 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

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