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The Haze Club Case – Leave To Appeal Granted!

By |2022-11-08T09:23:40+02:00November 7th, 2022|

Judge Hayley Slingers has given The Haze Club Director Neill Liddell leave to appeal against the dismissal of his application in the Western Cape High Court to recognize the legality of private Cannabis clubs. Earlier this year Judge Slingers dismissed the case. The matter will now go to the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA).

Labour Court – Cannabis vs Corporate – Case Update

By |2022-11-24T19:59:47+02:00October 6th, 2022|

On 22 July 2022 the application for leave to appeal was granted in the Labour Court case of Barloworld vs Bernadette Enever, as we updated you with links to the court documents earlier this year. This means the case is ongoing as Bernadette and her legal team are preparing for the return to the

Is Weed Legal in South Africa?

By |2021-01-21T11:07:42+02:00January 21st, 2021|

No, weed is NOT legal in South Africa. It is ridiculous, but trade in Cannabis is still a criminal offence in South Africa. Also the SAPS still treat possession as a crime and you will be arrested if found in possession of Cannabis, even unconstitutionally in the privacy of your own

Making History By Understanding History

By |2020-09-29T17:14:46+02:00September 29th, 2020|

This revised blog was originally published on 19 Nov 2015 There are some subjects we need to cover in the High Court that are best left to local experts. There isn’t much point looking for an international expert to testify about South African Cannabis

Policy Coherence for Adult Use and Medical Cannabis

By |2020-11-16T11:13:15+02:00June 9th, 2020|

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

A High Court Victory for Fields of Green for ALL

By |2019-07-12T15:44:33+02:00July 12th, 2019|

  On Thursday 10 July 2019 judgment was handed down in the Pretoria High Court in the appeal against our right to live stream The Trial of the Plant. The appeal was brought by the National Director of Public Prosecutions and 8 government departments plus Doctors for Life, against Fields of Green for ALL because

The South African Police Issue a Directive

By |2020-12-10T13:08:56+02:00January 31st, 2019|

The National Commissioner of the South African Police Force, General KJ Sitole, issued a directive to the entire force with regards the Constitutional Court judgement in September 2018. The directive is not dated but it appeared on our feeds mid January 2019. We asked our legal team's opinion and their reaction was "No surprises there!"

We Love Our Lawyers!

By |2019-01-30T14:57:39+02:00January 28th, 2019|

As another year launches into full swing here at Fields of Green for ALL, it is good to make time to be grateful. We have been reflecting on 2018 - a year that was crazy busy & momentous in its progress towards legally regulated Cannabis for ALL South Africans and a landmark year for Schindlers

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