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#StopTheCops Report (August 2019, part ii), Mark Driver

We report on true stories of abuse by the South African Police “Service”. Unedited. Published on request and with permission.   Police station involved: Randburg Charge: Possession Arrest Date: 09/08/18 Events as told by the victim, Mark Driver: Dear Join the Queue Having been through the SA Court system from early April 2018 until a successful

Colonial Cannabis Capture v2.0

 In June this year, Chinese deputy director of narcotics control Liu Yuejin publicly denounced cannabis  legalisation as a “new threat to China,” claiming domestic usage had grown by over 25 percent in 2018. The Chinese government has always promoted a narrative that the world outside China is very bad and the Chinese people are lucky

“Unemployed Dope Smoking Rasta” March.

There was a disconcerting headline in one of South Africa's major Sunday newspapers recently. An ex South African Revenue Service (SARS) employee made the headlines for all the wrong reasons. In an attempt to character assassinate a key witness in a government corruption scandal, Advocate Rasta Keletso Manyike was branded an  “unemployed, dope-smoking Rastafarian” to

August is Women in Cannabis Month.

It may be a "myth" that Queen Victoria used Cannabis for her period pains. This piece of history has been debunked and then un-debunked but it has certainly been a great piece of history to include the use of Cannabis by women in the general conversation. That is not enough. In order to pave the

#StopTheCops Report (August 2019, part i)

We report on true stories of abuse by the South African Police “Service”. Unedited. Published on request and with permission.  If you would like us to tell your story (anonymously if you wish) please contact our #JointheQueue Dagga Arrest Helpline. Victim #1. Good day. I was arrested at Aramex offices at Port Elizabeth Airport by The

Ntsangu And The Nguni

 With the proliferation of CBD products entering the burgeoning 'wellness' market, a lot of marketing attention is being given to pet products. Trace amounts of 'non psychoactive' CBD to keep your animal friends in peak physical and mental balance. But what about the well known health properties of THC? To manufacture an optimum 'wellness' cannabis

#Stopthecops Report (July 2019 part ii)

We report on true stories of abuse by the South African Police “Service”. Unedited. Published on request and with permission.  If you would like us to tell your story (anonymously if you wish) please contact our #JointheQueue Dagga Arrest Helpline. Here is another arrest story detailing illegal search tactics used by cops. Even though every arrest

How Fab is this competition from GT Hydro?

Win an exquisitely functional Mothership Fab Egg from GreenThumb Hydro. The competition closes at the end of August so hurry and enter online or at their store. GreenThumb Hydo is a proud and long-standing affiliate of Fields of Green for All.  Please support those who support us. The name “Faberge Egg” comes from the jewelled

What is this “Cannabis Bill” that is Doing the Rounds?

Good people Disobey Bad Laws - that is a fact! In May this year a certain word document came to our attention. It was titled Cannabis Bill 2019. We read it and wept. Literally. Leaked at an Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) meeting in Pretoria, we could scarcely believe what we were reading. What has probably

A High Court Victory for Fields of Green for ALL

  On Thursday 10 July 2019 judgment was handed down in the Pretoria High Court in the appeal against our right to live stream The Trial of the Plant. The appeal was brought by the National Director of Public Prosecutions and 8 government departments plus Doctors for Life, against Fields of Green for ALL because