Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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What are the defining differences between drivers who use marijuana and those who don't?
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.
Pipe dream or dope idea? Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni has tweeted to his followers, asking for their opinions on whether the sale of cannabis should be made legal - adding that he would take the inputs to the next Cabinet meeting.
Researchers say that where dagga is legal, people are more likely to believe that it helps to relieve e.g. pain, anxiety and depression.
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.
As South Africa looks to enter the booming commercial cannabis market, the Eastern Cape Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform has repeatedly reiterated the plant's economic promise for the country's poorest province.
Scientists are working hard to develop a breathalyser that can measure the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana to combat driving under the influence of the substance.
Synthetic pot, laced with a rat-killing blood-thinner, is more powerful and longer-lasting than prescription blood thinners.
US-based Hound Labs raised a fresh $30 million, the equivalent of around R460 million, on Tuesday and published the first study showing how its handheld device might work.
A new study refutes the notion that the use of medical marijuana against pain may mitigate the ongoing problem of opioid abuse in the US.
How regular marijuana use during pregnancy could cause a host of problems.
If young people use too much marijuana, do you run the risk of experiencing psychotic symptoms?
Researchers have found that people with depression are twice as likely to be using pot as those who aren't depressed.
It’s long been believed that medical marijuana has the ability to treat mental illness, but according to researchers who looked at four decades of studies on the topic, the evidence simply isn't compelling enough.
According to new research, miscarriages related to frequent male pot use tended to occur within eight weeks of conception.
In America, the number of confirmed or suspected severe lung illnesses linked to vaping has now climbed to 805 cases across 46 states and the US Virgin Islands.
Anyone using cannabis needs to consider that others living in their house who have asthma – particularly children – may be at risk of uncontrolled asthma.
What if your dagga-infused chocolates had more THC than what was advertised?
Customs and Border Protection officers seized the marijuana and the truck, which was driven by a Mexican national.
Researchers emphasise that an increase in the opioid overdose death rate in US states that have legalised medical marijuana doesn't mean medical marijuana is spurring on opioid ODs.
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