Outcomes

Open Letter to those in our Cannabis Community Opposing the Signing of the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill

By |2024-04-25T12:56:22+02:00April 25th, 2024|

The South African government has a public relations problem. Everyone knows that. Should our government have put out a press release about the process that they intend to follow with regards to Cannabis, perhaps we wouldn’t be seeing these divisions in our community, which we certainly cannot afford. However, the bosses are

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

Our FULL Presentation to the Portfolio Committee on the Bill

By |2023-05-24T15:49:38+02:00May 24th, 2023|

Few things are as frustrating as needing to repeat oneself on matters that could be easily resolved, should the necessary attention be paid. It would also help if we are heard in full and not sidelined for the misinformed ramblings of prohibitionists! Yet, here we are. Below is our full presentation to the Portfolio

PRESS RELEASE: Cannabis Legalisation Back in Pretoria High Court – The Trial Of The Plant 2

By |2022-09-22T12:58:26+02:00September 20th, 2022|

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

10 Crisis Points in Our Cannabis Legislation Journey

By |2022-01-31T11:21:44+02:00September 21st, 2021|

updated 31 January 2022 “… the illicit market – fuelling a crime-prone underbelly and networks of individuals operating outside the realm of ethical and moral behaviour.”  The South African Cannabis Masterplan, v5 (pg4), August 2021 The Cannabis Trade Association Africa (CTAA), together with Cheeba Africa, Craft Cannabis TV and Cape Town

Updated Manifesto Launch 2021

By |2021-01-25T19:24:19+02:00January 25th, 2021|

Our manifesto, called the Full Spectrum Model for the Legal Regulation of Cannabis in South Africa, has been the cornerstone of our activism work and forms the foundation from which we constantly refer back to in the various discussions we’ve had with stakeholders.  Whilst the manifesto in its current form has been

Cannabis & Cannabis Resin Deleted from UN Schedule IV

By |2020-12-02T17:26:11+02:00December 2nd, 2020|

Today, 2 December 2020, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs reconvened for their 63rd session. The purpose of the meeting was to vote on the scheduling recommendations of the WHO regarding "Cannabis and Cannabis-related substances" for "medical and scientific purposes". We were quite surprised to find that a vote will

Our Private Cannabis Community

Join to gain access to our private groups and forums, where important conversations are taking place.

The Green Network is your most reliable source of information when it comes to Cannabis in South Africa, and connects you to our network of experienced industry professionals, supporters and affiliates.

Go to Top