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Is Kratom legal in Pattaya? Is it easy to come across?

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Cairns, Australia
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Is Kratom legal in Pattaya? Is it easy to come across?

I have heard that it is quite common in Thailand and wondered about it. I dont know much about it.

Thanks

Antipodes
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1. Re: Is Kratom legal in Pattaya? Is it easy to come across?

It's illegal.

Bangkok, Thailand
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2. Re: Is Kratom legal in Pattaya? Is it easy to come across?

From wikipedia FYI :

Possession of Kratom leaves is illegal in Thailand, despite the tree being native to the country. The Thai government passed the Kratom Act 2486 which went into effect on August 3, 1943. This law makes planting the tree illegal and requires existing trees to be cut down. This law was not found effective, since the tree is indigenous to the country. Today, kratom is scheduled in category 5 of the Narcotics Acts (1979), in the same category as cannabis and magic mushrooms (the least punitive category).

Cairns, Australia
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3. Re: Is Kratom legal in Pattaya? Is it easy to come across?

Thanks guys. Thats handy to know and to stay well clear!

x

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4. Re: Is Kratom legal in Pattaya? Is it easy to come across?

Yes, you definitely don't want to end up in a Thai jail.

5. Re: Is Kratom legal in Pattaya? Is it easy to come across?

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