Dagga grannies 'must not be left behind' in rush to cultivate cannabis

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Dube-Ncube said ordinary South Africans must be licensed to grow cannabis, “as they have enough experience”.

Speaking at the Cannabis Investment Protocol at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban, economic development MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube said the government did not want ordinary members of society, who were involved in the planting of marijuana, to be left behind.

The national and provincial agriculture and rural development departments will assist with land access, testing, fencing and business support from the agricultural perspective. The community safety and liaison department and police will play a critical role in ensuring safety and security measures during planting and harvesting.

“To the paper or cloth manufacturer, it is the plant that provided much of our paper and clothing for hundreds of years and produces four times more fibre per hectare than trees. To the environmentalist, it is the plant that could greatly slow deforestation, restore robbed nutrients by other crops,” she said.

 

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SgadlaSeNsizwa We know why cannabis was made legal. It won't serve the ordinary citizens. Big business will make billions

Please do that only in kzn, in other provinces thats not a priority.

Thats a very progressive statement

She really knows our farming capabilities.

True.

licence for nature mara

Not under ANC government, they hate black poor people with passion.

License for what....let them do what they where doing from kudzala.....

As long as they don't smoke it

Let’s hope our government will do as such

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