South Africa's ruling to legalize "Dagga" | DW English

In Africa, three countries have liberalized their cannabis laws. Medical marijuana is legal in Zimbabwe and Lesotho. And a month ago, South Africa’s Constitutional Court ruled that people could smoke “Dagga” – as it’s known there – in private. For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/english ?Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ?Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ?Instagram:…

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South Korea Legalizes Medical Marijuana, Thailand Next?

South Korea Legalizes Medical Marijuana, Thailand Next? 2018 seems to be a significant year in terms of the number of milestone moments for cannabis legalization. And in yet another historic move, South Korea just legalized the medical use of cannabis, making them the very first East Asian country to do…

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Is South African Cannabis Legalization The Canary in the Coal Mine For Marijuana Prohibition?

Is South African Cannabis Legalization The Canary in the Coal Mine For Marijuana Prohibition? Over the past few years there has been a consistent rise in tolerance for cannabis related laws around the globe. With Cannabis spearheading the legalization movement in “modernized countries”, it was not the first country to…

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Warrant needed for urine sample, South Dakota Supreme Court rules

Published: Feb 24, 2018, 10:59 am • Updated: Feb 24, 2018, 10:59 am By The Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Supreme Court ruled that police need a search warrant to obtain a urine sample from someone under arrest. The high court issued the ruling Thursday that said…

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Lots of interest in hemp farming in South Carolina as applications to grow close

Published: Oct 23, 2017, 1:50 pm • Updated: Oct 23, 2017, 1:50 pm By Jeff Wilkinson, The State COLUMBIA, S.C. — The production of industrial hemp — a cousin of marijuana but distinctly different from the illicit drug — is a step closer in South Carolina as more than 120…

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Writing error endangers South Dakota marijuana ballot initiative

Published: Aug 1, 2017, 1:55 pm • Updated: Aug 1, 2017, 1:55 pm By The Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A writing error could potentially cost a ballot measure campaign its chances of legalizing recreational marijuana in South Dakota next year. The Argus Leader reports that cannabis advocacy group…

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South Dakota marijuana legalization activists start collecting signatures for 2018 ballot

Published: Apr 24, 2017, 10:52 am • Updated: Apr 24, 2017, 10:52 am By The Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Supporters of a pair of ballot measures that would legalize medical and recreational marijuana in South Dakota launched their push Saturday to get on the ballot in 2018. Backers…

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Bills to Legalize Medical Cannabis Introduced in South Carolina

Companion bills to legalize medical cannabis introduced in South Carolina. Senator Tom Davis and Representative Peter McCoy held a press conference to formally announce the companions bills that will be filed simultaneously in the state’s House and Senate. If approved into law, the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act would allow…

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