NPA bids to have dagga ruling repealed

Rastafarians sang and lit up joints outside the court
Pretoria News (South Africa)
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Rastafarian lawyer Garreth Prince with Dagga Party founder Jeremy Acton in the CourtTough questions are being asked about the dynamics of legalising cannabis as the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) seeks to repeal the ruling that permits use of the herb. Should people be allowed to smoke cannabis in the privacy of their homes? If yes, how will they be protected from being targeted by police officers when they procure the cannabis? These are some questions Constitutional Court justices had to contend with yesterday about the use of cannabis for cultural, religious, medical and recreational purposes.