One thing we know: when it is all over, those of us who survive will find some form of meaning in it, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Reports suggest that older patients are one of the fastest-growing groups of people who are taking cannabinoids. Many of them are, however, on medication that can have harmful interactions with marijuana.
The public needs to be aware of the difference between a demonstrated, scientifically-backed piece of health information regarding the benefits of marijuana and claims that are simply made up.
Brackenfell police have seized 52 bags of cannabis with an estimated weight of 640kg after stumbling on three mysterious vehicles and a truck parked in a cul de sac.
A new study suggests that as more American states move toward legalising marijuana for recreational use, they need to think about investing in substance use prevention – particularly among adolescents.
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.
The company expects a yield of four to five crops a year.
Synthetic pot, laced with a rat-killing blood-thinner, is more powerful and longer-lasting than prescription blood thinners.
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.
For members of the Rastafarian community it’s an economic opportunity, but some want it shut down.
Two people were arrested for dealing in drugs after authorities uncovered a dagga laboratory in an old church hall in Piketberg, say the Hawks.
The finance minister's Twitter habit means we get to see how his cannabis plant is growing – which is pretty well over the past month.
Researchers say that where dagga is legal, people are more likely to believe that it helps to relieve e.g. pain, anxiety and depression.
The alleged owner of a cannabis lab in Brits, North West will spend Christmas behind bars after his bail application was dismissed.
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.
Pharmaceutical retailers Dis-Chem and Clicks have rolled out CBD oil onto shelves.
KwaZulu-Natal police say they have arrested four men and seized R1m worth of dagga on the N3.
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.
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.
Researchers found significant evidence that marijuana exposure during pregnancy is associated with having a low-birthweight baby. .
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.
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