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The 2020 Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill and The 20 Principles for the Responsible Legal Regulation of Cannabis

By |2020-09-22T14:36:31+02:00September 15th, 2020|

Our activist friends at the International Drug Policy Consortium released a striking infographic this week on how to responsibly regulate Dagga. We realised this would be the perfect measuring stick for the current proposed Bill, so we took a closer look to see if it compares to our proposed legislation model.   When it

Stokvel and Dagga Private Clubs

By |2020-09-14T09:15:29+02:00September 14th, 2020|

As it becomes more and more apparent that the law makers are not planning on doing the research needed for fair and reasonable policy reform when it comes to Cannabis, the more South Africans are realising that it is time to take matters into our own hands. Dagga Private Clubs are

Crime Statistics in Relation to Cannabis

By |2020-08-21T11:56:40+02:00August 21st, 2020|

Whether in South Africa or elsewhere, Cannabis prohibition has turned users, growers and traders into criminals in the eyes of the law. Where there is demand for Cannabis, or anything for that matter, there will always be supply, as well as people risking everything to fill this need. It also means

The South African Cannabis Survey of Users and Growers

By |2020-08-14T14:33:22+02:00August 14th, 2020|

There is something glaringly missing when you start looking at Cannabis legalisation from a global level, and the uniqueness of each country’s legalisation model.  In an ideal world, lawmakers should use empirical research based on facts and statistics, with engagement from all stakeholders affected when drafting and implementing new laws.  We

Kasinomic Cannabis

By |2020-07-01T11:08:00+02:00July 1st, 2020|

In our previous post about the “enormous” Cannabis economy, we speak about truths in the failed global experiment for Cannabis companies to grow as quickly and unsustainably as possible, with Jamaica being a prime example. Instead of developing export markets, especially in a time of pandemic-related supply chain and policy uncertainty, there

People Power and Our “Enormous” Cannabis Economy

By |2020-06-30T11:21:35+02:00June 30th, 2020|

This post was first published on  26 August 2018 and updated on 30 June 2020. A word of caution - Do not oversell the potential of the Cannabis industry to "save" our economy! "Weed will save the world!" How many times have we heard this? This tendency to "oversell" the size and potential of

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

By |2020-06-29T17:22:14+02:00June 29th, 2020|

This article about the Leaked Cannabis Bill was originally published on 17 Jul 2019 and was updated on 29 June 2020. Last year saw parliament's proposed "leaked Cannabis bill" being released and it was even more dreadful than we expected. It is becoming clearer as the months have gone by, that our

Smoke At Home, Test At Work

By |2020-06-28T15:04:32+02:00June 28th, 2020|

This article about Cannabis testing in the workplace was originally published on 30 Jun 2017 and was updated on 28 June 2020. Since the announcement of the Constitutional Court's privacy ruling in September 2018, much has changed - and much has remained the same. We are allowed to cultivate and use Cannabis

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