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.

You can now buy CBD oil derived from dagga from Clicks and Dis-Chem, starting at R295.

2019-10-24 11:02

Pharmaceutical retailers Dis-Chem and Clicks have rolled out CBD oil onto shelves.

PICS: KZN police make R1m dagga bust

2019-09-03 18:08

KwaZulu-Natal police say they have arrested four men and seized R1m worth of dagga on the N3.

Lesotho officials’ cannabis ‘conflict’

2019-08-14 06:46

Two senior Lesotho health ministry officials, who oversee cannabis industry licensing, are linked to a company that plans to manufacture medicinal cannabis in the kingdom.

Nigel High School pupils suspended after 'space cookies' leaves youngsters dizzy

2019-08-02 17:14

Several Nigel High School pupils have been suspended after confectionary suspected to be laced with dagga was distributed at the school this week, the Gauteng Department of Education says.

Why are more women using marijuana during the early stages of their pregnancies?

2019-07-26 19:30

Researchers found significant evidence that marijuana exposure during pregnancy is associated with having a low-birthweight baby. .

Did you know dagga is toxic to dogs? Here's what to do if your dog ingests it

2019-07-05 13:55

While the private use of marijuana is now legal in South Africa, vets are warning that the drug poses a serious risk to dogs if they ingest it.

Here’s what happens to you when you eat South Africa’s first ‘dagga pizza’

2019-06-25 17:58

Expect subtle hints of hemp on the nose, with a tingling mouth for about 30 minutes after.

Col’Cacchio launches South Africa’s first 'dagga pizza'

2019-06-24 14:05

Col’Cacchio have teamed up with CBD oil maker africanpure, to bring South African its first ever dagga pizza.

WATCH: Medical cannabis shrinks with legalisation

2019-06-11 08:45

An Associated Press analysis finds that when states legalise both medical and non-medical marijuana, medical cannabis shrinks. WATCH NOW.


High alert: Police warn that dealing in dagga is still illegal

2019-11-04 09:42

The police have issued a stern warning that dealing in dagga is still illegal, saying they will act against anyone selling or buying the plant or its derivatives.

Stellenbosch dagga farm gets go-ahead

2019-10-14 11:16

The company expects a yield of four to five crops a year.

'Synthetic pot' laced with rat poison lands people in the ER

2019-08-28 20:50

Synthetic pot, laced with a rat-killing blood-thinner, is more powerful and longer-lasting than prescription blood thinners.

Police bust nets R600K in crystal meth

2019-08-03 13:58

The arrest came after the EMPD Drug Enforcement Unit received a tip off about a batch of drugs intended for distribution in the Germiston area by three people.

Up in smoke! Dagga business opens its doors in Butterworth

2019-08-01 05:23

For members of the Rastafarian community it’s an economic opportunity, but some want it shut down.

PICS: Holy smokes! Lab with dagga worth R700 000 found in old church hall in Piketberg

2019-07-09 16:35

Two people were arrested for dealing in drugs after authorities uncovered a dagga laboratory in an old church hall in Piketberg, say the Hawks.

For many, marijuana is now an alternative to opioids or sleep meds

2019-07-03 12:23

In a survey of people who use marijuana in Colorado, a large percentage of users said it was very or extremely helpful to quell pain.

Gene found that may increase risk of cannabis abuse

2019-06-25 05:18

A large international research team found that a specific gene in the human body is linked to cannabis use disorder.

3 insurance questions to ask if you are using dagga

2019-06-14 07:00

Since the decriminalisation of the use and private cultivation of cannabis, there has been much discussion on how it could affect a long-term insurance claim.

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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