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
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
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.
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
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
"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
Before we knew that our tour would be interrupted by a momentous Constitutional Court judgement, we set off to KwaZulu Natal province to start spreading the word about what our Cannabis Community wants the Legal Regulation of our favourite plant to look like. First stop was Richards Bay, where we were hosted by The Bobby