Turning Over a New Leaf - ConCourt Decriminalises Marijuana Use

South Africa's Constitutional Court has found that the cultivation and possession of marijuana for personal use is no longer a criminal offence.

Top: Constitutional Court. Bottom-left: Marijuana leaves. Bottom-right: Marijuana farming community in Pondoland in the Eastern Cape.


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