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A year after dagga was made legal, there’s little to get the ...


A year after dagga was made legal, there’s little to get the giggles about

The cannabis community say cops are using the present legal limbo to treat them worse than ever

Senior reporter

The cannabis community says it has little to celebrate exactly a year after the highest court in the land decriminalised the private use of dagga.

“One year after the Constitutional Court judgment, we still have a minister of police that is hellbent on arresting people for growing cannabis, a minister of police that has gone on record saying that if you grow cannabis at your house – which the Constitutional Court granted you to do – you have a drug lab at your house,” Gareth Prince told Times Select.

“We find that there is still a reluctance on the part of our government to accept the Constitutional Court’s ruling that said that people of SA can now have the freedom to grow, possess and transport cannabis...

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