The below is a recent article our valued TGN member, Natie Ferreira, wrote which resonated with us, and we felt it important to share. About Tamatie.co.za "I am Natie Ferreira. As the grandson of a vegetable farmer, I have been gardening and growing food my whole life, with a career that has spanned the horticulture,
The Cannabis world is very busy right now with lots of policy changes going on. Earlier this month a very important court case took place, concerning the regulation of natural health products. This has everything to do with licencing of natural medicines and SAHPRA, but it looks like things are going the right way,
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Dale T McKinley is a political activist, researcher-writer and lecturer who works at the International Labour, Research and Information Group, as well as a dear friend who has been such a source of strength in navigating the Cannabis activist space.
Cannabis oil and medicinal Cannabis have been used for centuries to prevent and treat major ailments and conditions, and to lessen pain. Some Cannabis Health Uses Fight cancer – cannabinoids found in Cannabis and cannabidoil have been shown to improve the body’s ability to fight certain types of cancer. Regulate and
Cannabis as a plant and an industry is multi-faceted with a wide range of uses and benefits, yet conversation around Cannabis policy tends to focus on a single aspect, and this is medical Cannabis. Cannabis policies in South Africa have been structured around two different kinds of uses: the medical use
It is complex, and has been the source of much debate in plant circles. When is hemp hemp and not cannabis, and how many species of weed are there, or are they all, ultimately, related? Since 1753, when the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus gave the name 'Cannabis sativa Linnaeus' to the common variety of 'hemp'
You don't get what you want unless you know what you want. A long time coming, our "Discussion Document" around what will happen after the eagerly awaited court decisions is now public. Fields of Green for ALL is looking forward to your comments, opinions, questions and answers. We are very grateful to the members of The
Ultra marathon runner Henry Mngomezulu was in Cape Town for the 2014 Two Oceans Marathon. Dagga Couple supporter and Green Network member Matthew Eriksen met Henry at the finish line. Sorry we couldn't make it Henry ,just a bit too far to travel and sorry we missed your departure at the bus station in Johannesburg. It
At last we have a politician on our side – a voice on the inside. The media has been full of the story of Dr Mario Oriani Ambrosini as he came out of the “closet” about his use of Cannabis to treat his lung cancer. He has gone from dying of cancer to living with
After months of planning, we dived into the deep end and held an official launch function at The Living Room, Maboneng Precinct. It was great to see so many stalwarts of the cause in one place and everyone in the audience had one thing in common, they all want to be involved on the road