The report, "Fair(er) Trade Options for the Cannabis Market," was just released today (21st March) by Cannabis Innovate. Its recommendations line up perfectly with those proposed by TCC in its strategic blueprint for Thailand's cannabis industry, "Cannabis: Thinking Big and Moving Fast." TCC will post a Thai translation of this report here when it becomes… Continue reading Fair(er) Trade Options for the Cannabis Market
Note: "A parable is a short tale that illustrates a universal truth; it is a simple narrative. It sketches a setting, describes an action, and shows the results." Once upon a time, in a world very much like ours, maple trees and their sweet, delicious syrup were globally prohibited just like cannabis. During the century… Continue reading The Parable of Thai Maple
Today, I found an interesting post on CannaVentures’ blog, entitled “Brand Activism™: Checklist for cannabis brands.” Its suggestions seemed wise, so I walked through its checklist for the Thai Cannabis Corporation, with the results below. Paragraphs in italics are quotes directly from the Brand Activism™ blog post. Key Benefit. Too often, the benefit cannabis brands… Continue reading TCC’s “Brand Activism” Checklist
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)