South African Cannabis News

Blurry Reflections and Mirrored Reflexivity

By |2023-07-16T11:12:12+02:00July 16th, 2023|

Submitted by CannaBil More than two weeks have passed since the decided date for a directive to the SAPS from the Presidency (30 June). This was announced in the letter from the Presidency on the final day of the Cannabis Phakisa Action Lab, convened by the Presidency and the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and

Curious Cats & Spurious Rats

By |2023-06-29T12:03:21+02:00June 29th, 2023|

With change always comes a few curious cats who want to see how far they push their luck. They are generally followed close behind by a few spurious rats willing to undo good work for their own gain. This trend has affected the Cannabis Community since long before the Cannabis Phakisa, with some acting carelessly

YOUTHENASIA – Is this the best we can do?

By |2023-06-16T09:11:18+02:00June 16th, 2023|

Dagga is Gagga - this was the main campaign when I was in school. I was raised in the relatively conservative white-Afrikaans parts of the Western Cape, with the stuttering murmurs of a recently overthrown apartheid regime trying to claim relevance.  Each year when 16 June would come about, I

The SilverLeaf Business Accelerator

By |2023-06-14T17:28:49+02:00June 14th, 2023|

The developing Cannabis Sector in South Africa has seen a rising need for sustained support for entrepreneurs, both existing and emerging. SilverLeaf Investments has recognised this need.  As a Cannabis investment company, SilverLeaf has developed a High Impact Business Accelerator designed to identify, attract, and build a continuous pipeline in which to invest in

First Audition of the French Members of Parliament Expert Working Group on Cannabis – 6 June 2023

By |2023-06-13T14:04:07+02:00June 12th, 2023|

Through fortuitous synchronicity, Myrtle was in Paris at the same time as the first “audition” of the French Members of Parliament Expert Working Group on Cannabis, hosted on 6 June 2023. Our attendance was arranged by Farid Ghehioueche, the chairman of ENCOD (Europe) and Cannabis Sans Frontiers (France). We were also joined by Kenzi Riboulet-Zemouli,

SilverLeaf Investments – GoGetta Campaign

By |2023-06-14T16:23:11+02:00June 7th, 2023|

SilverLeaf Investments Limited is helping to re-write the Cannabis narrative, unlocking the value of this transformative plant for investors, society, and the economy. The Gap The local Cannabis Sector is a growing one, requiring constant and robust funding. Investors therefore need a credible, professional, and well-managed mechanism and investment vehicle to enter this dynamic,

Hard Truths of Ignorance and Lack

By |2023-06-14T16:24:54+02:00May 26th, 2023|

Feedback on the 3rd and final round of public comments on the %$#@ing Bill The public comments hosted by the Portfolio Committee on Justice & Correctional Services on the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill this past week revealed a few hard, but necessary truths. Running over the mornings of 23 to 24 May 2023,

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

Post-Prohibition Is Tailor-Made For Police Corruption – by Guy Oliver

By |2023-03-30T16:51:52+02:00March 30th, 2023|

Written by Guy Oliver. Guy is a Johannesburg-based photojournalist. He is a qualified Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration operator. Since the 2018 Constitutional Court supposedly decriminalised dagga police have made an estimated 340,000 arrests for alleged Cannabis offences. Welcome to the twilight zone. A Gansbaai tenant discovered six Western Cape Overstrand municipal cops

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