Krabi Town is a large city in the Krabi province, next to the Krabi river in the west of Thailand. Due to the proximity to Phuket and the many nature reserves the town has become an extremely famous tourist destination. You can sail, bird watch or just smoke some weed in Krabi and you are bound to have fun. Thailand has strict marijuana laws, but don’t worry you won’t have any trouble whatsoever getting it. Keep on reading for our ultimate guide to cannabis in Krabi Town.
Cannabis laws in Thailand
By the book, Thailand is very strict on marijuana. They have laws in place that are aimed to stop the trafficking that goes on in the country. The laws are written harshly, and you could theoretically go to prison for even the smallest amount of weed. In practice, however, that doesn’t happen and the police prefer to target harder drugs or dealers, rather than backpackers.
If you are caught smoking weed in Krabi Town, the most likely outcome is that you will be asked for a bribe. The bribes range in price, depending on the exact circumstances, but usually, it is better to pay them than to deal with the Thai legal system. There are people smoking weed openly in Thailand, but it is advised to not be soo blatant and always keep an eye out for the cops.
Getting weed in Krabi Town
Krabi Town is a pretty popular tourist spot and that means that you can get weed easy. There are some ‘Reaggae’ bars in town where the staff will sell you some weed. It is an easy and hassle-free way to buy marijuana, almost like from a dispensary or a coffee shop. But, you do pay for the comfort and the weed there will be more expensive than on the street. It still isn’t too expensive, however, at about 40 dollars for a bag with 5g of weed. If you want some cheaper, but more shady techniques you should as a tuk-tuk driver to hook you up. Most of them have a guy they can take you to buy weed and the price will be a bit lower. That being said, the drivers are not to be trusted and there is a small chance they might try to rob you, so do that at your own risk.