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SilverLeaf Investments – GoGetta Campaign

By |2023-06-07T17:00:14+02:00June 7th, 2023|

SilverLeaf Investments Limited is helping to re-write the Cannabis narrative, unlocking the value of this transformative plant for investors, society, and the economy. The Gap The local Cannabis Sector is a growing one, requiring constant and robust funding. Investors therefore need a credible, professional, and well-managed mechanism and investment vehicle to enter this dynamic,

Hard Truths of Ignorance and Lack

By |2023-05-26T13:17:20+02:00May 26th, 2023|

Feedback on the 3rd and final round of public comments on the %$#@ing Bill The public comments hosted by the Portfolio Committee on Justice & Correctional Services on the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill this past week revealed a few hard, but necessary truths. Running over the mornings of 23 to 24 May 2023,

The Garden of Weeden

By |2023-05-25T14:26:09+02:00May 26th, 2023|

Afrikaburn 2023 – Garden of Weeden Around 10 000 like-minded folk gathered at Tankwa Town in the Karoo for the annual Afrikaburn festival between the 24th and 30th April. This year with the theme: Space AfrikaBurn is a large community of people that get together once a year to celebrate life and art.  They

Our FULL Presentation to the Portfolio Committee on the Bill

By |2023-05-24T15:49:38+02:00May 24th, 2023|

Few things are as frustrating as needing to repeat oneself on matters that could be easily resolved, should the necessary attention be paid. It would also help if we are heard in full and not sidelined for the misinformed ramblings of prohibitionists! Yet, here we are. Below is our full presentation to the Portfolio

Go Away, Damned Spot, Go Away!

By |2023-05-25T08:40:39+02:00May 22nd, 2023|

Entitlement's scourge on Human Rights If only the greedy would GO AWAY, things would be so much easier in Cannabis.  However, since certain entities would rather try to hold false sway over Cannabis Policy than go away, we have no choice but to highlight, vociferously and compassionately, that Human Rights belong in Cannabis Policy. 

Fare thee well, Schindlers, old pal

By |2023-05-11T11:51:40+02:00May 11th, 2023|

Take a walk with us . . . Back to the very beginning . . . The year is 2013 and it is time to register South Africa’s first Cannabis Legalisation Non-Profit Company.  We are still buried deep in the prohibition of our favourite Plant, seeing up to 1,000 arrests A DAY!  The task

Down with the Bill Sh*t!

By |2023-05-15T12:28:21+02:00May 9th, 2023|

Feedback on the draft Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill (B19-2020) The Bill, the Bill, the Bill… What about the draft Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill now?  We are perpetually required to respond to a document that moves further from the mark each time it is released for public comment. This last round has a

Global Cannabis March 2023

By |2023-05-10T10:34:13+02:00May 8th, 2023|

Speaking Truth to Power - by Leela Bear Fields of Green for ALL pitched bright and early at 10 Darling Street, Cape Town on 6 May to join the Global Cannabis March 2023. A warm and sunny morning welcomed people from every Cannabis Walk of Life, coming from far and wide.  We gathered, several

Post-Prohibition Is Tailor-Made For Police Corruption – by Guy Oliver

By |2023-03-30T16:51:52+02:00March 30th, 2023|

Written by Guy Oliver. Guy is a Johannesburg-based photojournalist. He is a qualified Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration operator. Since the 2018 Constitutional Court supposedly decriminalised dagga police have made an estimated 340,000 arrests for alleged Cannabis offences. Welcome to the twilight zone. A Gansbaai tenant discovered six Western Cape Overstrand municipal cops

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