Another Medical Cannabis Clinical Trial Launches in South Africa
A new study based in South Africa will examine how medical cannabis can help treat opioid addiction.
November 11, 2022
South Africa’s Soweto Holds First Cannabis Festival
The suburb of Johannesburg made famous by its resistance to apartheid, holds its first cannabis festival to educate and destigmatize the plant.
July 12, 2022
Cannabis ‘Very Promising’ as Opioid Replacement, Early Study Results Show
Biodata in South Africa plans to determine how useful cannabis is for pain management.
June 21, 2022
Clinical Trial in South Africa to Study Efficacy of Psilocybin on Women with HIV and Depression
A new study in South Africa aims to examine the effect of psilocybin on treating depression in HIV-positive women with the goal of increasing treatment compliance.
June 8, 2022
Cannabis Reform Bill in South Africa Under Criticism from Unions and Rastas
Critics of a pending cannabis reform bill in South Africa call for clarity on provisions for farming and commercialization.
May 27, 2022
South African State of Gauteng to Build Country’s First Cannabis Hub
South Africa's premier, David Makhura, has announced plans for a $3 billion hub in the Vaal River Area.
February 23, 2022
South African Government to Fast Track Cannabis Reform Regulations
South Africa says the government will speed up regulatory reform to help the cannabis industry thrive as part of a broader campaign.
February 14, 2022
Hemp Investigated as Environment Clean-up Crop for South African Gold Mines
The University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa is funding a graduate study looking at the use of plants such as hemp as a clean-up crop for land destroyed by irresponsible mining—and they are not the only ones.
November 22, 2021
Cannabis Clubs in South Africa Remain in Legal Limbo
South Africa’s cannabis club situation is very similar to what is going on in Spain—with the difference that the legislation to change the federal law will kick into effect in less than two years.
July 9, 2021
The South Africa Cannabis Struggle: Free At Last…Or At Least in 2023?
South Africa moves forward on cannabis reform, leading the continent (along with Lesotho) in creating a viable industry.
May 4, 2021