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.

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.

Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed

2019-06-11 10:23

In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan.

Google is banning apps that sell dagga from the Play Store

2019-05-30 14:33

Google's updated rules are a blow to popular apps Weedmaps and Eaze, which have one million and 50,000 downloads respectively.

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.

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.

Here's why launching a dagga product in South Africa could be a nightmare

2018-11-01 18:38

SA’s trademark laws prohibit the registration of names widely regarded as offensive or products with substances that cannot be traded – like dagga.

Dagga makes you want more sex, not less — and it might even make you enjoy it more

2018-10-01 09:47

The stereotype of a dagga smoker is that they are lazy and can't be bothered to do anything, including sex, but cannabis may not work that way.

"I quit law school, am a bartender and sell marijuana to make a living"

2018-09-20 10:32

This week's announcement that the private consumption and growth of dagga is now legal in South Africa has met with lots of celebration. While the sale of weed still has criminal implications, many have been making a living from it for years.

23 potential health benefits of dagga - from pain relief to slowing Alzheimer's

2018-09-18 17:24

It doesn't even seem to harm lung capacity, and may even improve it.


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.

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: '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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Elon Musk made another 420 joke while unveiling 60 high-tech satellites that could transform the internet

2019-05-13 08:44

Minor internet coverage will require launching 420 satellites, according to Musk. "That *might* not be my lucky number," Musk joked.

Cannabis sector focus shifts from legalisation to legitimacy

2019-01-07 17:16

We can sum up the year in the cannabis sector with three 'L' words: legalisation, legitimisation and listings.

Grassroots mobilisation: Saftu considers organising in cannabis sector, following ConCourt ruling

2018-11-27 20:15

The South African Federation of Trade Unions says it is considering organising workers in the cannabis sector, following the Constitutional Court judgment decriminalising the private use of marijuana.

Rastafarian lawyer Gareth Prince on the decriminalisation of weed

2018-10-03 15:15

Gareth Prince takes us on his legal fight journey against the criminalisation of cannabis.

Cannabis mention adds millions to these companies' valuations

2018-09-26 07:03

Cannabis seems to be giving these companies' growth the green light.

5 things you need to know about growing dagga at home

2018-09-19 10:32

The Constitutional Court ruling on cannabis notwithstanding, there are still many ways to get arrested for growing your own.

Marijuana use has just been legalised in South Africa - a large provider of cannabis to the UK and Europe

2018-09-18 14:31

South Africa is the third country in Africa to legalise cannabis.

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