Manifesto Mondays: Full Spectrum Model for Cannabis Regulation

By |2021-03-01T13:39:30+02:00March 1st, 2021|

Our last Manifesto Monday release was Section 4: Leaving No-one Behind: Six Mandatory Ethical Principles for Fair Regulations, which begins to answer the question of “How do we go about creating Cannabis laws and policies that we actually want?” The next section being released today is the most important section of

Manifesto Mondays: Leaving No-one Behind

By |2021-03-15T22:50:06+02:00February 15th, 2021|

Last week’s release of Section 3: Stakeholders illustrated how many types of Stakeholders that are, or need to be, involved in Cannabis policy discussions in South Africa. Additionally our submitted commentary to last year’s proposed Cannabis Bill incorporated the voice of our constituency, which spans a diverse and broad range of

Are Dagga Private Clubs Legal?

By |2021-03-17T20:17:39+02:00February 12th, 2021|

Dagga Private Clubs have been increasingly pushed into the public eye, more so with The Haze Club case pending. For many of us in the Cannabis community, breaking the law isn't exactly a new thing. Contrary to our own view and peaceful existence, prior to 2018 we've been breaking the law

Manifesto Mondays: Stakeholders

By |2021-02-08T14:01:59+02:00February 8th, 2021|

Last week’s release of Section 2: Background, History and Context helped our readers understand the Cannabis landscape in South Africa as far back as the early 19th century, and how our history has set the tone for conversations about Cannabis laws and policies. The next section being released today is our

The Haze Club: Interpreting the Legalese

By |2021-02-05T15:06:01+02:00February 5th, 2021|

As we all know, the Haze Club was raided in October 2020. All their equipment (including lighting, irrigation, climate control, CO2 tanks, ventilation, nutrients and cleaning chemicals) were confiscated, along with over 300 plants in various growth stages and more than 2kg of dried Cannabis. The Club's director, Neil Liddell, was

Manifesto Mondays: Background, History and Context

By |2021-03-24T05:16:02+02:00February 1st, 2021|

Last week’s Cannabis 101 set the tone to understanding the basics of the Cannabis plant and our culture. The next section being released today is called Background, History and Context, forming an important guide to understanding Cannabis policy in South Africa. In the midst of Cannabis related media headlines, many of

Feedback: Fields of Green in the Mother City

By |2021-01-29T14:04:43+02:00January 29th, 2021|

Fields of Green for ALL visited Cape Town this past week to support The Haze Club at their first appearance at the Wynberg Magistrate's Court, and to catch up with a few of our connections and affiliates. We were unsure until the day before we left if the trip would actually

Updated Manifesto Launch 2021

By |2021-01-25T19:24:19+02:00January 25th, 2021|

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 been

Is Weed Legal in South Africa?

By |2021-01-21T11:07:42+02:00January 21st, 2021|

No, weed is NOT legal in South Africa. It is ridiculous, but trade in Cannabis is still a criminal offence in South Africa. Also the SAPS still treat possession as a crime and you will be arrested if found in possession of Cannabis, even unconstitutionally in the privacy of your own

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