This is a collaboration between Princess of The Naradhiwas University (PNU) and Smart Medical Development Co., Ltd. (SMD) working with Maruchu Bussan. We will research cannabis as a medical herb and further develop it to increase its commercial value and thereby deliver an economic crop.
Mr. Weon Sek Choi, Managing Director of SMD, Operational and Soil Expert, said “the aim of SMD is to use the rich history Thailand already has with traditional medicine. With our partnerships in Japan and Korea, we are not just looking at this venture as a plan for importing and exporting, but also as a viable way to bring medical tourism to Thailand in the immediate future. We are striving, as well, to achieve responsible genetics with the help of the community. With the correct genetics that are suitable for the climate and the region. We will be able to provide a future for growers within Thailand by providing educational opportunities to learn sustainable and organic farming practices.”