CBD medicine may help ease another form of seizure

2019-12-12 13:00

CBD is one of hundreds of chemicals found in cannabis, better known as marijuana. CBD, however, differs from THC, the source of the famous marijuana 'high'.

Private owners are renting out Cape Town parking bays for up to R1,500 a month – this is how much parking is worth in Woodstock, Bantry Bay, and Sea Point

2019-08-26 07:34

Data from the “Rent My Bay” website shows how keen parkers are for space in the Cape Town CBD, while some suburbs are relatively cheap.

How a fatty meal might affect how you absorb CBD

2019-08-20 11:45

A study compared CBD concentrations in epilepsy patients after they fasted and after they had a high-fat breakfast.

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Watch: 'Swazi Gold' farmers in Eswatini fear new South African dagga laws could choke their business

Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Eswatini, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin.

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Here’s what dagga actually does to your body and brain

2019-06-03 11:17

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug means it's pretty tough to study. Here's what we know.

Lawyers warn buyers of (just-legalised) CBD products could be breaking the law – and one big retailer just yanked CBD from its shelves

2019-05-28 15:10

Popular cannabis derivative cannabidiol is now fully legal to buy and sell in South Africa – within limits. Many retailers are selling preparations with far more CBD than is allowed, and that could be legal trouble for buyers too.

Cannabidiol has many uses – and may even lower stress

2019-05-14 17:46

The next potential medical use for CBD could be to lower the symptoms of stress and anxiety disorder.

No, you can't substitute olive oil with cannabis oil in your cooking

2019-03-21 10:30

Now that cannabidiol extract is legal in South Africa, we take a look at how to cook with it at home.

8 great coffee shops to work from in Cape Town – ranked by how fast the free wifi is

2018-06-29 14:39

We set out to find the coffee shops with the fastest internet in the Cape Town CBD.

A visit to Nomad Bistro Fusion

2016-05-16 10:44

A new eatery addition to Cape Town's cbd!

 

Get to know your CBD: 6 things to bear in mind to avoid buying a toxic or illegal product

2019-11-07 14:45

With the explosion of CBD products on the market, SAPS and SAHPRA warn that it’s important you assess the quality and legality of the product when buying. Here are some insights from experts in the field.

CBD is the rage, but more research and science on safety and efficacy is needed

2019-08-23 11:50

Many studies suggest that CBD and hemp oil have anti-inflammatory effects and may be helpful with improving sleep and anxiety, but trials in humans are still limited.

Could cannabidiol treat opioid addiction?

2019-07-07 21:00

Cannabidiol is said to help with many conditions – from insomnia to anxiety – but researchers are now questioning whether it could possibly help people who've developed an opioid addiction?

US watchdog takes hard look at CBD

2019-06-06 05:33

There is a 'flood' of CBD products made from hemp coming onto the market, with many claims being made by the people trying to sell them.

Baby boomers once demonised dagga, but now they're swearing by it as a miracle cure

2019-05-31 13:09

People who are over 50 have found that cannabis can soothe the symptoms of arthritis, Parkinson's, and the effects of a stroke.

Dagga ingredient CBD just became fully legal for anyone to sell in South Africa – but only for the next year

2019-05-24 10:14

For the next 12 months, some cannabidiol-containing products are being entirely excluded from the usual rules of drug control in South Africa – though terms and conditions apply.

8 South African dagga-inspired products we never knew existed - including bath bombs, ice cream and beer

2019-04-05 13:03

There was a surprising array of businesses cashing in on the cannabis trend.

The dagga business is booming already – even though nobody is officially selling any yet

2018-12-04 06:17

Hydroponics suppliers are hiring workers and investment companies are selling stock, and that before anyone can legally trade in seeds, probably.

The Shortmarket Club: Cape Town's hot new gem

2016-06-06 12:05

Luke Dale-Roberts' empire is mushrooming! We interview Wesley Randles heading up the latest addition.

Nomad Bistro Fusion in Cape Town

2016-05-13 14:47

French methods with flavours around the world.

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