Analysis | Why ConCourt dagga ruling raises more questions than answers

A landmark Constitutional Court ruling decriminalising the smoking of marijuana at home leaves some unanswered questions about exactly where the dagga can be consumed and how it will be acquired.
A landmark Constitutional Court ruling decriminalising the smoking of marijuana at home leaves some unanswered questions about exactly where the dagga can be consumed and how it will be acquired.
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A landmark Constitutional Court ruling decriminalising the smoking of marijuana at home leaves some unanswered questions about exactly where the dagga can be consumed and how it will be acquired.

How much marijuana is legal‚ and what exactly did the judge mean by smoking in a “private space”?

Wits University law professor James Grant told Times Select he thought it was problematic that the court did not clearly define what this is.

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The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of the private use of dagga on September 18 2018.

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