Ministry of Public Health – Ministry of Education Drive the growth of cannabis, add value to cooking, health products

Ministry of Public Health Hand in hand with the Ministry of Education Co-develop courses of food and health products from the non-drug segment of cannabis and hemp. To educate community enterprises to safely cook hemp-based food.

Today (20 January 2021) at the Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi Province, Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health, along with Dr. Satit Pituthecha, Deputy Minister of Public Health Dr. Ministry of Education Witnessed the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding on the development of business learning from the division of cannabis plants and hemp that are exempt from being a drug. Between the Ministry of Public Health By Dr. Kiattaphum Wongrajit, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health And the Ministry of Education by Mr. Supatra Champathong, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education

Mr. Anutin said Ministry of Public Health and Ministry of Education Together they develop standard cannabis-related courses in food, wellness, spa and travel. After the cannabis is used for medical and health benefits Making the cannabis extract no longer underground And the Committee on Narcotics passed a resolution to remove all parts of the hemp plant except the inflorescences, the leaves attached to the cannabis inflorescences and the hemp. And hemp seeds Quit the narcotic drugs in December 2020 to raise the level of entrepreneurs to have knowledge Correct understanding To protect consumers Build confidence for citizens and foreign tourists It is expected that when the country opens, it will be a new menu that everyone wants to taste. Promote the use of hemp plant by the Food and Drug Administration. Together with Chao Phraya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital Has started a project to taste milk By bringing the food menu that Chao Phraya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital made As a model to distribute to interested restaurants Received the attention of both Thai and foreign media. This shows an opportunity to expand the business from hemp and hemp. Spicy Leng Zad Plearn Festive entertainment yum Sukjai Basil with Rice Fresh hemp juice mixed with tea, biscuits, cookies, shortbread, etc.

“Emphasized the agency under Support the Ministry of Education in developing courses that meet market demand and are legal, modern, safe, beneficial to health and society. It can be expanded to create economic value of the community and the country, ”said Anutin.

Dr. Kiatphum Wongrajit, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health, said that in the first phase, it will start working with the Provincial Office of the Provincial / Bangkok Metropolitan Administration. And educational establishments directly in provinces with community enterprises permitted to grow marijuana Focus on developing skills and knowledge and understanding for community enterprises to safely cook hemp-based food. And will expand to those who are allowed to grow hemp in the next phase. For action Ministry of Public Health by the Institute of Medical Marijuana That drives medical marijuana policies Food and Drug Administration Is in charge of the law, regulations, Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine With academic knowledge on the use of cannabis according to traditional knowledge And Chaopraya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital That is a unit of action in implementing the medical marijuana policy It will be launched for interested parties to register at the 360 ​​° Hemp Cannabis Fair for the People between March 5-7, 2021 at Chang Arena Stadium. Buriram Province

In this signing ceremony We have educated about the use of cannabis leaves in cooking and beverages. Demonstration of making a drink from fresh cannabis leaves Sukjai Stir Fried Basil Menu By the Deputy Minister of Education And cooking by Ajarn Yingsak Jonglert Jesadawong

Credit : Bureau of Information, Office of the Permanent Secretary