Adult Use /Activism

Labour Court of Appeal 1 November 2023 – Supporting Burny Enever

By |2023-11-22T12:08:55+02:00November 3rd, 2023|

Judgment is reserved in the case of Bernadette Enever vs Barloworld Equipment South Africa. The long-awaited hearing of Burny Enever’s case in the Labour Court of Appeal in Johannesburg was an important day. Not only for the incredible Burny, but also for Fields of Green for ALL’s Strategic Litigation project. A day in court is

AMBER CUP – Winners & Dank Thanks

By |2023-10-12T11:32:19+02:00October 11th, 2023|

The 5th official Amber Cup 2023 took place this past weekend on a bright and sunny 7/10 at The Jazzfarm. We are all still basking in the warm afterglow of this community fundraising event celebrating our OGs and the finest dab in the land. Getting 13 Entries of the finest dab in the land

Africa Policy Week 2023 – Part One – A Quick-ish Overview

By |2023-08-29T09:08:01+02:00August 29th, 2023|

Africa Policy Week 2023 kicked off on a fine Monday evening with introductory presentations and a sobering keynote address by former president Kgalema Motlathe. Shaun Shelly, a true giant in Drug Policy reform and founder of SA Drug Policy Week, chaired the Opening Plenary. Shaun reflected on how, since its inception in 2016, Drug Policy

This Women’s Day, We Rock & Roll

By |2023-08-09T08:57:28+02:00August 9th, 2023|

  On 9 August 1956, roughly 20 000 women from around the country amassed in a landmark march to the Union Buildings. Their reason: to protest restrictions on the movements of Black women in urban areas by the apartheid government. The day was a success, and continues to enjoy commemoration in our democratic nation where

The Durban You-Lie is upon us

By |2023-08-07T19:59:58+02:00July 28th, 2023|

The Durban Chapter of the Cannabis Expo kicks off today, continuing through to Sunday (28-30 July 2023). Highlights include the various stalls selling their wares, the Freedom Festival, and a generally good vibe. The Convention Stage is sure to provide some provocative insights into the developing Cannabis Sector. As always, a few self-proclaimed pioneers

Phakisa! And wait…

By |2023-07-25T08:04:21+02:00July 25th, 2023|

The recent Cannabis Phakisa Action Lab - convened by the Presidency and Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development - brought together a diverse collection of stakeholders across civil society and government. Their task: to fast-track plans through open  and in-depth deliberation to accelerate unleashing the Cannabis Sector for our nation and its many

Blurry Reflections and Mirrored Reflexivity

By |2023-07-16T11:12:12+02:00July 16th, 2023|

Submitted by CannaBil More than two weeks have passed since the decided date for a directive to the SAPS from the Presidency (30 June). This was announced in the letter from the Presidency on the final day of the Cannabis Phakisa Action Lab, convened by the Presidency and the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and

In Memoriam – Why Harm Reduction Matters

By |2023-07-12T12:09:04+02:00July 12th, 2023|

Two years ago to the day, my husband interrupted my work to let me know that my big brother had committed suicide. The news did not come as a surprise - his mental health had been a struggle for as long as I can remember. He had several failed attempts over the years. His death,

Curious Cats & Spurious Rats

By |2023-06-29T12:03:21+02:00June 29th, 2023|

With change always comes a few curious cats who want to see how far they push their luck. They are generally followed close behind by a few spurious rats willing to undo good work for their own gain. This trend has affected the Cannabis Community since long before the Cannabis Phakisa, with some acting carelessly

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