The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services is currently considering amendments to the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill [B19 – 2020]. The committee invites interested parties/stakeholders to make written submissions on proposals.
A new study from the National Institutes of Health suggests there may be a link between cannabis use and rising rates of suicidal ideation, planning, and attempts among young people.
US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams has a warning for pregnant women and teens when it comes to weed.
"when it comes to recreational use, the problem becomes one of how much you are smoking and for how long. Studies have shown that regular users can develop cognitive and behavioral problems, and an increased risk of anxiety and depression."
The Charge (Poem on the Decriminalisation of Dagga in South Africa)
Corona beer maker Constellation Brands will pay $4 billion to increase its stake in global medical cannabis company Canopy. Canopy CEO Bruce Linton answered questions about the Constellation deal, strategies for international expansion and whether big alcohol companies should be afraid of marijuana.
Drinking alcohol, even a light or moderate amount, increases the risk of several common cancers. The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) issued a statement identifying alcohol as a "definite" risk factor.
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