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South Africa’s top court legalises the private use of marijuana. Why it’s a good thing

South Africa’s Constitutional Court has passed down a judgment that makes it legal for adults to cultivate and smoke marijuana in their homes. The court – the country’s highest – ruled that the right to privacy was violated by prohibiting the possession, purchase or cultivation of cannabis for personal consumption by an adult in a private dwelling.

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  • Countries Africa
  • Published in Africa

Canadian cannabis company Aphria expands to Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Canada-based medical cannabis company, Aphria Inc is preparing to expand its business to Jamaica and several countries in Latin American and Caribbean, through a strategic deal with Scythian Biosciences Corp, a pre-clinical research and development company.

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  • Countries Jamaica

How legalising cannabis has worked out for other countries

Theresa May’s government is being forced to grapple with the thorny issue of drug legalisation, amid two cases where children would have suffered if their families were unable to access supplies of medical marijuana.

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  • Countries United_Kingdom
  • Published in Health
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