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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.

Editorial: Can cannabis save SA’s economy?

'Fully legalising cannabis will create a new, lucrative industry —one with potential to create jobs'

[LISTEN] Marijuana in SA: Is it really legal?

There's a lot of confusion about marijuana in South Africa. Mia Malan sat down with Joan van Dyk to separate fact from fiction.

Letters to the editor: October 6 to 12 2017

Readers write in about the auditor witch-hunt, and drug policy

Legal dagga process draaaags on

Growing marijuana for medical use is due to be greenlit, but the informal market is already booming

Dagga has been legalised. Now, what’s next for medical marijuana?

The Constitutional Court has legalised the personal use of pot. Take a look at the future medical marijuana in this piece from our archives.

South Africa at dagga crossroads

A Western Cape court ruled in March that a ban on dagga use by adults at home was unconstitutional, effectively decriminalising it in the province.

It’s high time we make cannabis available for medical research

Medical regulatory bodies must be guided by solid evidence rather than pressure from recreational users pushing for the legalisation of the drug.

Dealing marijuana not so dope in the US

US drug laws force marijuana dispensaries to run on a cash basis, flooding tax offices with bags of notes, and raising safety concerns.

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