Legal dagga process draaaags on

Lisa Steyn

Growing marijuana for medical use is due to be greenlit, but the informal market is already booming

SA gears up to grow medical marijuana

Joan van Dyk

The country may soon begin growing medical marijuana but it will have to meet national guidelines to crack the legal market.

South Africa at dagga crossroads


A Western Cape court ruled in March that a ban on dagga use by adults at home was unconstitutional, effectively decriminalising it in the province.

Why the state needs to lose its fight against marijuana policy reform

Anine Kriegler

The real question SA should ask is whether criminal prohibition is the effective way forward.

Police time and money go to pot

Ruth Hopkins

Arrests are costly and pointless, but decriminalising dagga will free up resources to tackle serious crime.