Cannabis Oil South Africa: A Buyer’s Guide 2018

With the abundance of cannabis oils on offer on social media and the internet, those who want to self-medicate are often faced with the daunting task of separating the good from the bad, the mediocre from the exceptional.  So much information is available at the click of a button, but so much misinformation and outright falsities exist too.  MCDSA, have

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Parliament and High Court Judgment on Use of Cannabis In Private Homes

Friday, 31 March 2017 – Parliament notes reports of the judgment today by the Western Cape High Court about the use of cannabis in private homes and that the national legislature has 24 months within which to change sections of the Drug Trafficking Act and the Medicines Control Act. Parliament is in the process of obtaining the judgment to study exactly what

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South Africa High Court Rules Cannabis is Legal

Cape Town, South Africa – The Western Cape High Court has made a landmark ruling, declaring that it is an infringement to ban the use of dagga by adults in private homes. In making the ruling on Friday, it has allowed for the possession, cultivation and use dagga at home, for private use. It has also ruled that Parliament must change sections

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South Africa – Medical Cannabis Given Green Light

The government has given the green light for the manufacture of cannabis for medicinal use – with the IFP hailing it a “major victory” and tribute to its late MP, Mario Oriani-Ambrosini, who fought for the legalisation of the drug. Speaking to Cape Times sister newspaper The Mercury, IFP MP Narend Singh, said a letter sent to him by the

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Medical Cannabis Gets the Go Ahead

The government has given the go ahead for the production of medical cannabis for medicinal use – with the IFP hailing it a “major victory” and tribute to its late MP, Mario Oriani-Ambrosini who fought for the legalisation of the drug. Speaking to Cape Times sister newspaper, The Mercury, IFP MP Narend Singh, said a letter sent to him by

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​Cannabusiness’ in South Africa is worth billions

A stop at a Dutch coffee shop has for long been on many a tourist’s bucket list — less for the coffee than the opportunity to buy and smoke weed legally. In Cambodia, many tourists pop into a “happy restaurant” to sample cuisine cooked with the herb. More recently, a weekend of gardening in Alaska might involve tending to six

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Cannabis A Step Closer To Being Legalised In SA

SA’s Department of Health is forging ahead with plans to recognise cannabis as a prescription drug rather than a banned substance. Cape Town – The legalisation of marijuana is one step closer to being realised, with the Department of Health forging ahead with plans to recognise it as a prescription drug rather than a banned substance. The Medicines Control Council

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DA Welcomes Medicinal Cannabis

Today at the Portfolio Committee on Health, the Department of Health outlined a clear plan that would see the greater availability of medicinal cannabis to those who suffer from chronic pain. Medicinal cannabis, if appropriately prescribed, can be of great value in treating conditions such as severe chronic pain. Currently, the prescription of medicinal cannabis often has to go through

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Victory For Medicinal Cannabis Use In South Africa

Today has seen a giant step forward in the fight for regulated medicinal cannabis use in South Africa. Following a two year process of deliberations, investigation and research, prompted by the Medical Innovation Bill, an announcement was made today in Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Health that the Department of Health will soon regulate access to medicinal cannabis for prescribed health

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