Standardization in South Africa’s Dagga Private Clubs

By |2020-10-28T16:27:04+02:00October 28th, 2020|

On October 22 - 23 this year, ASTM's Committee D37 on Cannabis hosted the 3rd Annual European Workshop on Advancing the Field of Cannabis/Hemp through Standardization. The workshop was broadcast from Hotel Kings Court, Prague, Czech Republic, but was presented virtually to a host of international stakeholders. Fields of Green for

South African Police Service: Stealing the Food off the Table.

By |2020-10-15T13:09:32+02:00October 15th, 2020|

What do we mean when we say the police are stealing the food off the table? We say steal because almost all Cannabis arrests are unconstitutional and therefore unlawful. The victims are almost always innocent and their dagga, money and belongings are almost never returned. Procedures should be followed according to the SAPS' own

Full Spectrum Manifesto Update

By |2020-10-14T13:32:00+02:00October 14th, 2020|

Our manifesto, called the Full Spectrum Model for the Legal Regulation of Cannabis in South Africa, has been the cornerstone of our activism work, and forms the foundation from which we constantly refer back to in the various discussions we’ve had with stakeholders.  Whilst the manifesto in its current form has

Cannabis Bill Commentary from our Stakeholders

By |2020-10-20T13:02:00+02:00October 13th, 2020|

As we were burning the midnight oil last week Thursday to get our commentary for the Cannabis Bill out before the deadline the next day, at the final hour government extended it to the 30th November 2020. Fields of Green for ALL is one of many voices in this conversation, and

Dagga Private Club Review: Speakeasy in the Mother City

By |2020-10-07T11:48:30+02:00October 7th, 2020|

Disclaimer: to protect the privacy of this club, certain details have been omitted such as the club name and address. Please don’t ask us how or where to find this club. The purpose of these reviews is to practically demonstrate and inspire on the range of possibilities when it comes to

Two Cancers in One Day

By |2020-09-30T09:14:18+02:00September 30th, 2020|

Jules wrote this blog six years ago in 2014 about an arrest where he tried to help the victim navigate through this ordeal. Sadly, even in 2020, not much has changed in how police treat the Cannabis community. The DC inbox has regular  impassioned pleas from people

Making History By Understanding History

By |2020-09-29T17:14:46+02:00September 29th, 2020|

This revised blog was originally published on 19 Nov 2015 There are some subjects we need to cover in the High Court that are best left to local experts. There isn’t much point looking for an international expert to testify about South African Cannabis

Dagga arrests: are they necessary AT ALL?

By |2020-09-23T11:35:29+02:00September 23rd, 2020|

The Police The recent death of George Floyd in the United States at the hands of police caused a global uproar. In our own country the killers of Collins Khosa were suspended by the court. But is that enough? None of the officers that killed the 34 men at the Marikana massacre were

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