In 2017, three plaintiffs (Julian Stobbs, Myrtle Clarke, and Clifford Thorp) met seven government departments (“the state parties”) and the intervening Doctors for Life (“DFL”) in the Pretoria High Court for the commencement of the Trial of the Plant (the “TOTP”). After days of evidence, the TOTP was rendered part-heard because of the state parties
4 years today since the 18th September 2018 Judgement that gave South African’s the right to grow and consume Cannabis in private. For the past 4 weeks, counting down to today, we have been highlighting each of South Africa’s 4 Cannabis Platforms on our social media – Responsible Adult Use, Traditional Use, Industrial Use and Health Use. We have solutions. Evidence based solutions. What are we waiting for? The fire in the Cannabis community has once again been ignited and united. We know what we want. We have the answers – we plead for the People’s Plant to be released for the prosperity, health and wealth of our nation.
Fields of Green for ALL, industry and community leaders, FGA Affiliates and members of The Green Network invite you to join our Mass Action in Cape Town, Pretoria and all over the country on Saturday 17 September at 10am. You can download the PDF of the Memorandum which will be delivered to the government
It's been a crazy busy week in the world of weed in South Africa. Catch up on everything by watching The Hotbox Show's first episode back since our winter hiatus; or listen to Myrtle's chat with Lester Kiewit on Cape Talk which unpacks The Haze Club judgement. An
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.
In a disappointing, yet somewhat unsurprising turn of events - we received news of the The Haze Club's judgement today whereby their case for the Grow Club Model was dismissed. There is talk of an appeal, but the ruling by Judge Slingers confirms what we hypothesised and that is, that the legalisation of
The following is a bullet point summary of the do’s and don’ts in case of cops and what to know in advance if you have a relationship with Cannabis. Please share this far and wide. If you or somebody you know have had an arrest situation with the police, no matter when it occurred,
On 1 June 2022 the Labour court ruled that the dismissal of an employee for testing positive for Cannabis present in her body was lawful. Fields of Green for ALL has been following the case and Barloworld (the employer), argued that Bernadette Enever, the employee, can be fairly dismissed due to testing positive for
Fields Of Green For All would like to give thanks for our membership and ECOSOC status to the NY and NGO committees as well as our affiliation with the IDPC. We always get invited to observe their events and reports, and so we tuned in on 28 June 2022 to see the release of
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