Cannabis

Cremation, crime and cannabis

Sugar barons going down and the new marijuana Bill are timely distractions from thinking about the old man

No legal sales in new cannabis Bill

Draft regulations do not allow for commercial cultivation or sale, but policy could change this

Green justice for all

Dagga’s illegality here and in the United States was racist and the new cannabis industry doesn’t include those who were jailed for using it

Bobi Wine, live in concert

This is the show that the Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, does not want you to see

Hawks bust cannabis lab

The Canapax chain owner, who claims to be a traditional healer, has been arrested

A day for getting high on emotion

September 18: the day dagga was decriminalised and the day that the ConCourt reconfirmed beating a child is illegal

Let’s change SA’s mind on psychedelics

The major hurdle is not so much an absence of science, or safety, as it is unthinking religious, moral or cultural panic
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Dagga: Push for legality and legitimacy

On September 18 2018, the Constitutional Court decriminalized the private use and cultivation of cannabis in private spaces.

Slice of life: ‘Cannabis calm saved me’

Today, I’m a weed activist. I’ve seen the injustice of really, really good people getting fucked by really bad laws

Cannabis cultivation gets the royal nod in KwaZulu-Natal

Go Life International, a listed company that manufactures health supplements, has been in talks with the Ingonyama Trust Board

The great green gold rush

Cannabis is set to become a multibillion-rand business in South Africa— but we may have to decolonise it first

Dagga Party credits grassroots support to get on ballot

Earlier this week, the budding political party put out a call to supporters to donate to their election campaign

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it