Ep. 10: Medical Marijuana in Thailand | Indonesia Divided by Big Bouncy Boobs | Hong Kong Takes a Breather | Expats Salty Over Thai Immigration Rules | Singapore is Tops in Surveillance

In the back half of today’s episode, we pepper attorney and commentator Wirot Poonsuwan with questions about the state of medical marijuana in Thailand. But first, over in Hong Kong, some weird incidents as the city catches its breath. This week, someone is angry at Bali – how the tables have turned. Finally, we learn how many security cameras there are for every Singaporean.

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The Coconuts Podcast delivers impactful, weird, and wonderful reporting by our journalists on the ground in eight cities: Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Yangon, and Bali. Listen to headline news and insightful interviews on matters large and small, designed for people located in – or curious about – Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.

Listen to our full, unabridged (warts and all) interview about Thailand’s medical marijuana industry with attorney Wirot Poonsuwan of Blumenthal, Richter & Sumet here:

Online extras:

For first time in a long time, massive protest ends without tear gas
Obeying Thailand’s strict immigration rules ‘not that hard,’ says Thai immigration
Singapore 11th most-surveilled city in the world: study
Indonesian child protection commission summons dangdut act ‘watermelons duo’ for questioning over ‘inappropriate’ videos
Bali Police and lawyers deny Australian influencer’s claim she was extorted for taking prescription medicine on her trip