Industrial Cannabis

Cannabis And Biopiracy – CND Side Event 2024 Invite

By |2024-03-13T16:33:48+02:00March 13th, 2024|

The side event "Cannabis & Biopiracy," hosted by Fields of Green for ALL and co-sponsored by SSDP, explores the unauthorized appropriation of genetic resources and traditional knowledge, particularly focusing on Cannabis and its economic vulnerability to biopiracy. This event will shed light on the legal implications and conservation efforts surrounding Cannabis genetic

Africa Policy Week 2023 – Part One – A Quick-ish Overview

By |2023-08-29T09:08:01+02:00August 29th, 2023|

Africa Policy Week 2023 kicked off on a fine Monday evening with introductory presentations and a sobering keynote address by former president Kgalema Motlathe. Shaun Shelly, a true giant in Drug Policy reform and founder of SA Drug Policy Week, chaired the Opening Plenary. Shaun reflected on how, since its inception in 2016, Drug Policy

The Durban You-Lie is upon us

By |2023-08-07T19:59:58+02:00July 28th, 2023|

The Durban Chapter of the Cannabis Expo kicks off today, continuing through to Sunday (28-30 July 2023). Highlights include the various stalls selling their wares, the Freedom Festival, and a generally good vibe. The Convention Stage is sure to provide some provocative insights into the developing Cannabis Sector. As always, a few self-proclaimed pioneers

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

Down with the Bill Sh*t!

By |2023-05-15T12:28:21+02:00May 9th, 2023|

Feedback on the draft Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill (B19-2020) The Bill, the Bill, the Bill… What about the draft Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill now?  We are perpetually required to respond to a document that moves further from the mark each time it is released for public comment. This last round has a

H is for Hemp – by Maren Krings

By |2023-03-15T10:31:37+02:00March 15th, 2023|

Maren Krings’ debut book, H is for Hemp is a firsthand account of the world’s applications of the plant. The German environmental photographer was living out of her car in the late 2010s, trying to reduce her ecological footprint, when she began a four-year mission toward canna-consciousness. Taking advantage of her time on the road, Krings

The Office of the Cannabis OmBUDSman

By |2020-06-26T08:59:47+02:00June 22nd, 2020|

As part of our #CannabisCanHelpSouthAfrica campaign, we are initiating discussions around our ideas for fair and equal regulations - which includes in our vision an Office of the Cannabis OmBUDSman. The Office of the Cannabis OmBUDsman is part of the "Sustainability & Comprehensiveness" section of our Full Spectrum Model for Policy Reform.

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