PHUKET: The availability of medical marijuana treatments via Vachira Phuket Hospital in Phuket Town has been highly praised, giving patients who have exhausted standard pharmaceutical treatment options without success another form of remedy.
Narueta Srisuk, Pharmacist at the Medical Cannabis Clinic, holds a vial of THC 1.7% formula of Cannabis sublingual oil. Photo: Tanyaluk Sakoot
Dr Thanit Sermkaew, Chief of the Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO), plainly gave his support for the new treatments available.
“I agree with this kind of treatment. It is another option for patients to receive treatment for their conditions,” he said.
“Each person responds differently to medical treatment, so medical marijuana treatments might work better for some patients,” he added.
Currently medical marijuana treatments in Phuket are available only at Vachira Phuket Hospital, confirmed Vachira Phuket Hospital Director Dr Chalermpong…