Two Cancers in One Day

By |2020-09-30T09:14:18+02:00September 30th, 2020|

Jules wrote this blog six years ago in 2014 about an arrest where he tried to help the victim navigate through this ordeal. Sadly, even in 2020, not much has changed in how police treat the Cannabis community. The DC inbox has regular  impassioned pleas from people

Dagga arrests: are they necessary AT ALL?

By |2020-09-23T11:35:29+02:00September 23rd, 2020|

The Police The recent death of George Floyd in the United States at the hands of police caused a global uproar. In our own country the killers of Collins Khosa were suspended by the court. But is that enough? None of the officers that killed the 34 men at the Marikana massacre were

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

Dagga in the Mail

By |2020-09-09T09:39:16+02:00September 9th, 2020|

So what does the privacy judgment say about mailing dagga? And what do the police do about it? Since the judgement on 18 September 2018, pretty much the second most common subject in calls we receive at Join The Queue Dagga Arrest Helpline is about sending dagga in the mail.. It

Dagga Couple Early Days: Jozi Underground

By |2020-09-11T10:50:51+02:00September 7th, 2020|

Every journey starts somewhere. In the Dagga Couple Ted Talk, Jules and Myrtle explained how they became the reluctant activists and how their journey started. Since the beginning, it was all about cognitive liberation and the freedom to put into our bodies what we want. In the early days, Myrtle and

Upcoming Webinar by Global GO: The Africa Cannabis Journey

By |2020-09-07T07:21:19+02:00September 3rd, 2020|

Join Global Go and Africa Cannabis Advisory Group on Tuesday, 8th September at 7pm SAST for their first Africa Cannabis webinar, titled; 'The Africa Cannabis Journey; where we are today, and what it will take to unlock the potential of the plant'. The webinar brings together leading local and international Cannabis thought leaders, as they

Good People Disobey Bad Laws

By |2020-09-11T11:06:31+02:00September 1st, 2020|

When laws become bad and unjust, it's a difficult thing finding the balance between being a good person and being a law-abiding citizen. Laws should be in place to protect citizens, to prevent complete chaos and to maintain a reasonable standard of living. It must enhance society and play a productive,

Botswana License Fiasco

By |2020-08-25T18:43:24+02:00August 25th, 2020|

Next door in Botswana you can still get a minimum of 5 years for a Cannabis offense, and yet, just like in South Africa, the government is playing God and issuing licences to the ‘chosen ones’. The former Botswana minister of agriculture, Patric Ralotsia granted a South African producer called Fresh Standard the rights to

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