Judge Hayley Slingers has given The Haze Club Director Neill Liddell leave to appeal against the dismissal of his application in the Western Cape High Court to recognize the legality of private Cannabis clubs. Earlier this year Judge Slingers dismissed the case. The matter will now go to the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA).
In 2019 four children from Krugersdorp were brought to court over a Cannabis charge following a school search. They were ordered to do compulsory diversion, however the Centre for Child Law brought the matter to the NPA (and others), and it was found that children and Cannabis is not a criminal justice issue. It
The Cannabis community is shaken by the dismissal of the Haze Club case. We have been inundated with calls and emails from clubs asking us if they will be bust next. Our advice remains the same. Clubs have never been declared legal in South Africa. The Privacy Judgment alone does not protect your club.
This week started with a Sunday surprise in the form of an email notice for oral presentations on Tuesday morning, to the Parliament committee again, on the already much discussed topic of the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill. We feel that by now there are only so many ways we can say the
This 20 minute read and photos were submitted to us on request by the author, Tijmen Grooten who is doing his masters degree in International Development Sociology (using Cannabis in South Africa as a case study) at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Let’s start with some context Since the end of the twentieth
The following opinion piece was sent to us by Cannabil, a researcher and journalist who attended the Cape Town Expo with our team. Whenever I want to talk about my experiences about and around our beloved plantjie, I am at a loss for where to start. I took my first toke of a joint
According to the website of the Parliament of South Africa, “Human Rights Day in South Africa is historically linked with 21 March 1960, and the events of Sharpeville. On that day 69 people died and 180 were wounded when police fired on a peaceful crowd that had gathered in protest against the Pass
14th February. A bittersweet day for The Dagga Couple, as it marks one of the historical moments in South Africa's journey to Cannabis legalisation - today is 11 years since Myrtle Clarke and Julian Stobbs first appeared in the Krugersdorp Magistrates Court for Cannabis charges. What makes it more bitter than sweet though, is
Shown in group shot with King Khoisan are Fields of Green for ALL, Kaalvoetboer, Aaptwak, Mlungu SA 2022 is certainly the year for double dabs, kicking off to a great start with the 200th episode of The Hotbox Show. We thank everyone for their huge show of support! In international news FGA has
Four and a half years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, Jules, Dan and Buzz sat down on some couches in front of a cellphone camera in a room in a building that was supposed to be a chicken coop, to start documenting, for posterity, The Trial of the Plant.
Many road trips, fascinating guests, product reviews and dabs later we are thrilled to be celebrating our 200th episode.
Please join us in welcoming in the new year, a new season, and in raising a blunt for Jules on this pretty momentous occasion.
We'll have a jam packed episode with an interesting assortment of people to chat to including Affiliates and previous guests, both local and international.
As a thank you for....