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).
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
In 2019 four children from Krugersdorp were brought to court over a Cannabis charge following a school search. They were ordered to do compulsory diversion, however the Centre for Child Law brought the matter to the NPA (and others), and it was found that children and Cannabis is not a criminal justice issue. It
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,
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
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
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
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 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!"
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