Under international law, Thailand (and any other nation) CAN legalize ganja and ganjong for any use, and trade that ganja and ganjong with other nations, simply by following a new path. Other nations are already exploring this path. By joining them, Thailand will increase its public health and welfare, reduce its illegal drug trade, increase its… Continue reading How to legalize and start exporting adult-use cannabis
Whether you like or loathe vanilla, you can't deny that it's everywhere and in everything. You might think that it would be great for cannabis to be "the new vanilla." It wouldn't. It would be terrible for North America's cannabis industry, and perhaps even worse for cannabis farmers in developing countries. I will explain this by analogy between cannabis and the "vanilla flavoring" industry.
The mission & vision statements of the cannabis industry's leading corporations are amazingly short-sighted. I understand that capitalism works because it harnesses humankind's selfish tendencies to the Greater Good. As Adam Smith wrote so eloquently in 1776: "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our… Continue reading Mission and Vision
The Thai Cannabis Corporation respectfully proposes a strategic plan for Thailand's cannabis industry, named: Cannabis: Thinking Big and Moving Fast (also conveniently called the "BigFast Plan"). Executive Summary, in Thai (PDF, 2 pages) Executive Summary, in English (PDF, 2 pages) Complete Plan, in Thai (PDF, 12 pages): กัญชาและกัญชง: คิดให้ใหญ่และเคลื่อนไหวให้เร็ว Complete Plan, in English (PDF, 12 pages)… Continue reading Cannabis: Thinking Big and Moving Fast (กัญชาและกัญชง: คิดให้ใหญ่และเคลื่อนไหวให้เร็ว)
A global collapse in the price of psychoactive cannabis -- a "Global Cannabis Price Collapse" -- is inevitable. Figure 1 (below) shows a typical graph of the revenues forecasted for the USA's psychoactive cannabis industry, 2018-2027 (from data published by BDS Analytics, Marijuana Business Daily, New Frontier Data and New Leaf Data Services). Figure 1: Typical forecast… Continue reading Global Cannabis Price Collapse