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SAPS Continue Cannabis Onslaught Despite Legalization Debate

Police Minister Bheki Cele has been completely unresponsive to calls from several organizations for a halt in cannabis-related arrests while the National Master Cannabis Plan (NCMP) is being discussed.   Alleged police brutality against cannabis users The Marijuana Board of South Africa (MBOSA) says police brutality against cannabis users continues: MBOSA chairman Steve Khonou told […]

THC Case: Prosecutors Back Off, Await High Court Clarity on Cannabis Club Legality

Prosecutors in The Haze Club (THC) court case appear to have backed off until there is clarity from the High Court on the legality of private cannabis clubs (PCC’s). The stay for criminal prosecution will be heard in the Cape High Court on Monday 19 April but the state has informed THC’s lawyer, Andrew MacPherson […]

Gauteng Govt: Lots of Cannabis talk but where’s the action?

Gauteng seeks to be the industrial cannabis hub of South Africa. Provincial Premier David Makhuru grabbed the headlines with his State of the Province Address (SOPA) on 22 February 2021, saying cannabis should be a major contributor to the economy.   Gauteng premier Makhuru: focus on processing rather than agriculture   Makhuru’s words are in […]

The Haze Club goes to High Court seeking legality

The Haze Cannabis Club has filed a motion in the Cape High Court seeking to have its grow model declared legal. Failing this it wants sections of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking set aside, arguing that they are constitutionally invalid. The motion was filed on 2 February 2021 and the case against THC director, Neil […]

SAPS Continue Cannabis Onslaught

SAPS Continue Cannabis Onslaught Despite Legalization Debate

Police Minister Bheki Cele has been completely unresponsive to calls from several organizations for a halt in cannabis-related arrests while the National Master Cannabis Plan (NCMP) is being discussed.   Alleged police brutality against cannabis users The Marijuana Board of South Africa (MBOSA) says police brutality against cannabis users continues: MBOSA chairman Steve Khonou told […]

Gauteng Govt: Lots of Cannabis talk but where’s the action?

Gauteng seeks to be the industrial cannabis hub of South Africa. Provincial Premier David Makhuru grabbed the headlines with his State of the Province Address (SOPA) on 22 February 2021, saying cannabis should be a major contributor to the economy.   Gauteng premier Makhuru: focus on processing rather than agriculture   Makhuru’s words are in […]

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The Haze Club goes to High Court seeking legality

The Haze Cannabis Club has filed a motion in the Cape High Court seeking to have its grow model declared legal. Failing this it wants sections of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking set aside, arguing that they are constitutionally invalid. The motion was filed on 2 February 2021 and the case against THC director, Neil […]

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High Court bid to legally recognize SA private cannabis clubs

A legal bid to force the South African justice system to recognize the legality of private cannabis clubs is underway. Lawyers representing The Haze Club (THC), are expected to apply to the High Court next week to issue a declaratory order confirming that the grow club model is legal.  They are also calling for a […]

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Private cannabis clubs and police square off in Cape Town

Cape Town’s The Haze Club (THC) is preparing to challenge the South African law after its grow-op was bust in a police raid. THC maintains that it was operating within the confines of the law, but the police think otherwise and have arrested two of the club’s directors. THC is an Ottery-based business that describes […]

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Felbridge moves into pole position as leading SA Cannabis Nursery

Felbridge, the first exporters of legal cannabis out of South Africa, have moved swiftly to establishthemselves as the country’s leading cannabis nursery.  In the latest of a series of developments, the company has been awarded full member status of the South African National Seed Organization (SANSOR), the first SA cannabis company to do so. Focus […]

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Cannsun bio-med harvests its first 100 kg crop near Cape Town

International bio-pharmaceutical company, Cannsun Medhel Group, has successfully produced its first South African cannabis crop. Cannsun harvested 100 kg of flower from its 23 ha medical cannabis cultivation facility near Cape Town on 10 November 2020. Cannsun CEO David Parry says the first harvest was of dried flower from multiple landraces from 2 500 square metres […]

Goodleaf focuses on mixing CBD with African botanicals

Goodleaf focuses on mixing CBD with African botanicals

Goodleaf’s product development strategy for South Africa is to combine CBD with African botanicals. The company, which opened South Africa’s first cannabis-product retail shops in July 2019 in Cape Town, now has five stores and a range of 20 products. Goodleaf has the backing of Canadian multinational Southern Sun Pharma. The company’s head of brand […]

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CannAfrica CBD store roll out begins in Cape Town

CannAfrica has opened its first CBD store in Cape Town, South Africa during October 2020. The store is at Willowbridge Mall in Durbanville, Cape Town. The company, which is part of the Labat Healthcare group, plans to launch three other shops in the next few months – at Hartebeespoort Dam, Sandton and in Durban – […]