On 27 November 2019 Assoc.Prof Seensiri Sangajit, acting for President of RMUTL signed a memorandum of cooperation with 4 main agencies for marijuana research for medical benefits that beginning with the marijuana propagation, research and develop marijuana strains until the marijuana processing, import and export for medical development at Kasalong Meeting Room, RMUTL. There are 4 main agencies jointly signing the cooperation as follows:
- Signed a cooperation with Piramid Solutions Co., Ltd. led by Mr. Kantaphat Luengcharoenwattana, Managing Director of Department Import, cultivation, propagation, transportation, distribution, export, research and development of marijuana for medical benefits.
- Signed a partnership with Hemptex Co., Ltd. led by Mr. Jiratkran Phansin,Manager in the field of research, development, and innovation in hemp-cannabis cultivation and the oil extraction plants.
- Lamphun Community Enterprise, Pharma & Energy Co., Ltd. and National Farmers Council Lamphun led by Mr. Wichan Charatham the president of Lamphun Community Enterprise, Mr. Narong Sakulsirirat,the manager of Pharma & Energy Co., Ltd. and Mr. Suphot Pomchai,the president of National Farmers Council Lamphun, In research developing the innovation of hemp- Cannabis cultivation, trade and exports.
- Mae Tui Organic Herbs Community Enterprise led by Dr.Phuvanath Rongthong,In the field of propagation and species development.
Assoc. Prof. Malee Thungrabeab, Director of the Agricultural Technology Research Institute, RMUTL, together with Asst. Prof.Aroon Sotikul, Supervising the cannabis research project for medical benefits.
Translated by: Krongkran Kappina
EIC Student/ PRD Trainee