How the Western Cape High Court dagga judgment applies to you

2017-03-31 16:10

The landmark Western Cape High Court's order regarding the private use of dagga applies only to home use and cultivation, Dagga Party leader Jeremy Acton has cautioned after the ruling.

How a dagga conviction crushed law career hopes

2016-12-15 12:03

Rastafarian Garreth Prince has said he is not bitter because a conviction for dagga possession as a student stopped him from becoming a lawyer.

Dagga case heats up

2016-12-14 18:34

A judge has asked the State, during the hearing of an application to have cannabis decriminalised, who is being harmed by cannabis use and why it is not illegal for a pregnant woman to drink alcohol if it is considered harmful.

Cannabis users want same rights as smokers, drinkers

2016-12-13 20:24

Cannabis users in South Africa want the same rights as alcohol drinkers and cigarette smokers to use the herb without fear of arrest, Dagga Party leader Jeremy Acton has told the Western Cape High Court.


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.

Govt must 'wake up and smell the herbs'

2016-12-15 07:08

The government should “wake up and smell the herbs” and decriminalise cannabis, an activist for the plant has told the Western Cape High Court.

Govt set to argue dagga case

2016-12-14 07:27

Government will present arguments in an application over the decriminalisation of cannabis when it continues in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

Dagga law challenge back in court

2016-12-13 07:19

The Western Cape High Court is expected to hear the Dagga Party's application to have the prohibition of dagga declared unconstitutional.

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