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Homegrown vs Big Pharma: Who stands to benefit from the legal market for medical marijuana?

Cannabis is scheduled for its South African parole on September 18. Kelly McQue’s handy medical marijuana producers’ guide is an opening salvo against corporate medicine’s demand for exclusive rights to the plant’s healing powers

Cannabis Bill carries harsh penalties

The Bill, which was passed by cabinet last week, caps private, personal home possession of cannabis at 600g a person, or 1.2kg of dried cannabis per household

The Portfolio: 4.20 Delights Baker

In about 2015, I was working in another country and it was frustrating that you couldn’t access cannabis. When I returned, I felt it...

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

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

Dagga Party waiting to exhale on whether it will be on ballot

The Dagga Party of South Africa’s high hopes to contest the 2019 elections could go up in smoke.

Police can smoke out dagga farmers

​Agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana has told Eastern Cape cannabis farmers not to expect protection from his department

Police commissioner tells cops to let the stoners blaze

In a directive seen by the M&G, police are advised to immediately cease the arrest of people found in possession of cannabis

Unembargoed: September 21 to 27

Showdown at Luthuli House: A minister's bribe confession provides ammunition for Ace Magashule to fight back against President Ramaphosa

Unembargoed: September 21 to 27

Showdown at Luthuli House: A minister's bribe confession provides ammunition for Ace Magashule to fight back against President Ramaphosa

Gareth Prince is still burning to be a lawyer

During his first court appearance Prince learnt that 'the disrespect and disgust for our indigenous people and our practices were quite apparent'

Let’s cultivate laws for a cannabis industry centred on uplifting the rural poor

Progressive thinking will help us realise the many opportunities opened up by the legalisation of the drug for private use

Legalised pot spots: A rarity around the world

While many countries have decriminalised the use and possession of cannabis, only a handful have gone as far as to make it fully legal

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Luxor Paints loses CCMA case, must pay workers R40-m in back pay

Some of the 181 workers were dismissed for carrying sticks during a strike, others were dismissed even though they weren’t at the picket, but were deemed guilty by association

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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