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

The Global Drug Survey – 2020 Preliminary Update

By |2020-06-29T09:51:17+02:00June 29th, 2020|

This article about the Global Drug Survey was originally published on 20 Nov 2019 and was updated on 28 June 2020. The Global Drug Survey is an independent research company based in the UK who conduct surveys on drug / substance use. Its data is used to create digital health applications

The Post Legalisation Cannabis Market in South Africa

By |2020-06-18T10:45:56+02:00June 18th, 2020|

Fields of Green for ALL is proud to present a practical, cost-effective, enforceable, constitutionally sound, human rights-based model for Cannabis policy reform in South Africa. The South African Cannabis market, post legalisation, will have many facets and dynamics across a wide spectrum of products, the specifics of which will be dictated by supply and

Leaving No-one Behind – Sustainable Cannabis

By |2020-06-10T18:22:39+02:00June 8th, 2020|

As part of Fields of Green for ALL’s #CannabisCanHelpSouthAfrica(CCHSA) campaign running for the month of June 2020, we will be unpacking a policy tool we’ve developed called the Full Spectrum Model, which aims to address concerns of inequality and corruption, as well as taking into account our country’s long standing history

Cannabis Regulations in South Africa – Table of Contents.

By |2020-02-12T22:23:05+02:00February 10th, 2020|

What are ALL the factors to consider when legalising and regulating Cannabis in South Africa? If we are to achieve evidence based Cannabis Regulations that pass the test of South Africa's Constitution, those that are making the changes to the laws have to consider many, many aspects of the use, cultivation and trade in this

Cannabis & Kasinomics – Notes from the GIBS Forum

By |2019-05-29T23:04:51+02:00May 29th, 2019|

We had such great time at the GIBS forum on the informal Cannabis economy in South Africa that we thought we'd share Myrtle's notes for her section. You can watch the live stream of the event on The Dagga Couple YouTube channel and we look forward to an edited version in the mainstream media soon.

Grow South Africa with Cannabis – Invitation to a GIBS Forum.

By |2019-05-23T14:39:31+02:00May 20th, 2019|

You are cordially invited to join a dynamic discussion on how South Africa has the potential to create a uniquely African cannabis industry that can benefit everyone, especially marginalised rural and township communities, some of whom are part of an existing (illegal) cannabis supply chain within our informal sector. With cannabis legalisation on the horizon

South Africa is Voting on Cannabis in March 2019

By |2018-11-02T10:23:12+02:00November 1st, 2018|

It has always been our strategy at Fields of Green for ALL to tackle the scourge of Cannabis prohibition from grass roots level all the way to the top of the "highest" tree.   Today, our local affiliate organisation, the Umzimvubu Farmers Support Network, will meet with traditional leaders in their remote Eastern Cape area

The #Gooftas are here…. Coming to Steal our Sun.

By |2018-10-31T20:48:45+02:00October 29th, 2018|

"There is a lovely road that runs from Lusikisiki into the hills. These hills are Cannabis-covered, and they are lovely beyond any singing of it." Not quite what Alan Paton wrote in "Cry, the Beloved Country" published in 1948, the year of the birth of apartheid, but we can cry for our beloved plant and

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