Legalised dagga may lead to more road accidents

2017-06-26 10:51

Studies about the dangers of smoking dagga and driving have not resulted in any definite conclusions.

Dagga charges against Henri van Breda withdrawn

2017-04-11 11:13

The dagga possession charges against triple-murder accused Henri van Breda, and his girlfriend, have been withdrawn in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Seed to fight crime

2017-03-27 14:32

A Northdaleman is seething after municipal officials who were clearing verges allegedly entered a seed bank project and threw around his religious icons.

Dagga can lead to smart kids making dumb choices – study

2017-02-24 13:16

With South Africa in the process of legalising dagga, a new study concludes that brainy students on marijuana tend to make irrational decisions.

Woman, 81, pleads guilty after dagga plants found in her garden

2017-02-03 18:31

An 81-year-old woman who pleaded guilty to possession of dagga plants has been warned and released after appearing in the Willowvale Magistrate's Court.

You can now buy and sell dagga on Toronto’s stock exchange

2017-02-02 10:00

On Bay Street, Toronto’s equivalent of Wall Street, you can now buy dagga amid what is said to be a growing acceptance of Canada’s burgeoning medical-marijuana industry,

Mom sold dagga to replace failed vegetable business

2016-07-21 10:49

A woman who began smuggling dagga after her vegetable business failed, has been sentenced to a R1 000 fine by a Mpumalanga court.

Smoke weed in college and your grades may go to pot

2015-12-23 11:41

College students who smoke marijuana appear more likely than their peers to skip classes - which eventually leads to poorer grades and later graduation, a study suggests.

Man to challenge validity to dagga laws

2015-10-20 09:54

A high court judge postponed the criminal trial of a Durban man who says he intends challenging the validity of South Africa’s dagga laws in the Constitutional Court.

Vancouver imposes regulations on marijuana sales

2015-07-02 12:55

As the number of shops in Vancouver selling marijuana products jumped from about 10 to100 in just five years, city councillors voted in favour of new licensing laws.


Dogs high on dagga – alleviates anxiety

2017-06-21 10:41

The lucrative dagga industry for humans has been blossoming for a while – and now the substance is also being used in animals.

Rastafarians elated over High Court's dagga ruling

2017-03-31 12:19

Rastafarians have celebrated outside the Western Cape High Court after Judge Dennis Davis declared it legal for adults to use dagga in the privacy of their homes.

Dagga and alcohol combo recipe for varsity dropout

2017-03-10 13:00

A new study found that university students who consistently consumed moderate-to-high quantities of both dagga and alcohol had lower marks than their sober peers.

'Innovative' drive-through marijuana shop for Colorado town

2017-02-20 11:24

The western Colorado town of Parachute is getting a drive-through marijuana shop, believed to be the first in the state.

No beating about the bush

2017-02-02 10:58

OPINION - Last month, in an old-age home in Pietermaritzburg, a matron grabbed a small bottle of cannabis oil from a pensioner and poured the contents down the drain...

NY cannabis field not for getting high

2016-10-02 22:19

A lush field of cannabis growing on a secluded hilltop in central New York may look and smell like marijuana, but its myriad uses don't include getting high.

French 'dagga' drug trial leaves one brain dead, five injured

2016-01-15 15:34

One person has been left brain dead and five others are in a serious condition after taking part in a clinical trial in France of an experimental medicine allegedly for a dagga (cannabis) based painkiller.

Loads of dagga cleared

2015-12-17 10:30

In what is arguably the biggest marijuana discovery in Pietermaritzburg history, police on Wednesday began destroying a vast plantation.

Alcohol and dagga combo makes drivers extra lethal

2015-07-13 13:22

Recent statistics illustrate that while drunk driving has plummeted by as much as a third since 2007, so-called 'drugged driving' is on the increase.

Medicinal dagga: the dangers can't be ignored

2015-06-29 15:19

There is not sufficient evidence to support the potential medicinal benefit from cannabis use cautions an academic from Stellenbosch University.

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