Despite the controversy that still surrounds this plant, marijuana is legal for medicinal and recreational use in many countries worldwide. It is largely thanks to numerous studies conducted to prove the positive health effects of cannabis.
In 2018, South Africa joined the list of countries to legalize the use of marijuana or dagga, as it is known there. The Constitutional Court legalized the private use of the plant and that became a reason to celebrate among marijuana enthusiasts as well as the tourists visiting the country.
Many have welcomed the legalization of the consumption of marijuana and are looking forward to being able to grow the plant freely in their own yards. This is likely to lead to the booming of the cannabis industry.
However, even though the Constitutional Court has legalized limited consumption of marijuana, there are many questions left and many ambiguities about the laws…