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Tag: Cannabis

Opinion Piece: Commercialising cannabis offers huge opportunities for employment and economic growth

Cannabis use has long been a taboo in South Africa, but opinions are beginning to shift since it became legal for private use. Commercial cultivation for scientific and medical purposes is...

Expo offers glimpse at booming business potential of cannabis

From grow lights and commercial irrigation systems, to beauty products, smoking paraphernalia and CBD-infused pet treats, the exhibition space at The Cannabis Expo in Cape Town this past weekend offered a...

South Africa’s potential in the cannabis global industry

The Cannabis Expo that took place in Johannesburg from 18-21 November 2021, was regarded as an ideal platform for education, networking and introducing innovative products and businesses to the cannabis industry...

Goodleaf merges with Highlands Investments to create R650m cannabis company

South African premium CBD brand Goodleaf is merging with Highlands Investments, formerly Canopy Growth Africa, in a deal that will see the combined company be valued at approximately R650m. According to the...

Cannabis Master Plan to be presented to Nedlac

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) is on the verge of presenting a Cannabis Master Plan to Nedlac. DALRRD Minister Thoko Didiza says as the legalisation and the...


The energy morass

CBN Editor Robin Hayes asks if foreign funded vested interests are at play. IT beggars belief that we have endured loadshedding for more than 14...


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