Toke about missing the boat: now cannabis bill ‘gets it wrong’

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Toke about missing the boat: now cannabis bill ‘gets it wrong’

The draft has completely ignored how dagga can get our economy onto a good high, say academics and activists

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Dagga can put the economy on a new high, but the draft cannabis bill has missed this opportunity entirely.

So says University of Pretoria’s Dr Tracy Muwanga, who was one of many speakers unpacking the Cannabis for Private Purposes bill that is up for public comment this month.

On Tuesday cannabis activists, legal minds and other interested parties gathered virtually for the university’s webinar on “Legalising cannabis in SA. Where are we at and where are we going?”..

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