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There's a lot of confusion about marijuana in South Africa. Mia Malan sat down with Joan van Dyk to separate fact from fiction.
In March, the Cape Town high court ruled that banning adults from smoking or growing dagga in their homes infringed on their constitutional right to privacy. This means South Africans can legally use cannabis at home.
But the ruling does not apply to marijuana use in public, something that Julian Stobbs and Myrtle Clark, also known as the 'dagga couple', advocate for in their current court bid.
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Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.