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.

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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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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.

How to get a licence to grow dagga for the export market

2019-04-22 14:20

This month, four SA companies have obtained licences to export medical dagga.

Dagga during pregnancy may raise child's psychosis risk

2019-04-03 10:59

Many dispensaries are suggesting marijuana as a remedy for pregnancy-related nausea, but there may be adverse consequences.

He ate a 'dagga lollipop' - and a heart attack soon followed

2019-02-25 21:00

If you think you can handle today's potent marijuana 'edibles', the case of a man who had a heart attack after eating a dagga lollipop should give you pause.

Could a little dagga actually raise men's fertility?

2019-02-12 06:49

Men who've smoked dagga appear to have significantly higher sperm concentrations than those who've never given it a try, a new observational study reports - but that doesn't mean men should start smoking the drug to raise the chances of fathering kids.

WATCH: 'Crazy' level of interest in dagga growing kits, especially from those in their 50s and 60s - Cape Town nursery

2019-01-28 13:51

A Cape Town garden centre says it's received unprecedented interest from prospective growers since launching its cannabis starter kits last week. Watch.

A JSE-listed beer company is looking into making drinks with dagga rather than alcohol

2018-12-20 11:10

Multinational giant AB InBev and Tilray have announced a partnership focused on making non-alcoholic dagga beverages – in a research project worth R1.4 billion.

This dagga company hopes to sell designer-high seed kits for R500 early in 2019

2018-12-13 06:45

Regulation (or a semi-formalised loophole) that will allow the sale of seeds is just around the corner, says the new White Lion Seed Company. And it is ready with strains from “Bubba Kush” to “The Church” to give you exactly the high – or treatment – you need.

 

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.

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A South African company is building dagga factories in shipping containers

Owners can grow up to 25kg of medical-grade cannabis a month.

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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.

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.

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Watch: The Oscars' R1.4 million 'everyone wins' gift bag was filled with a bucket load of dagga-infused products and a skin syrup with real gold in it

Every year, several Oscar nominees get the "Everyone Wins" gift bags from Distinctive Assets worth up to R1.4 million.

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Only 56 people in SA are legally using cannabis meds – and everyone else is taking a risk, regulators say

2019-02-06 06:02

Right now anyone selling cannabis-containing medicine in South Africa is doing so illegally, the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority says – and only 56 people have special import dispensation for their private use.

New study warns that vaporising dagga may cause more intoxication

2018-12-24 06:30

Concerns have been raised after a new study showed that vaporising dagga results in a more intense high – but also a more pronounced impairment of their ability to think and control their movements.

You can’t buy weed at the Cannabis Expo today – but you can get dagga doggy treats and massage oil

2018-12-13 11:42

You can't smoke anything, especially not marijuana, but CBD products are selling like hotcakes at the Cannabis Expo near Pretoria, from potions for better sleep to energy drinks.

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.

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