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Cannabis Master Plan to be presented to Nedlac
Cannabis Master Plan to be presented to NedlacArticle

DALRRD Minister Thoko Didiza says as the legalisation and the commercialisation of cannabis remains at the forefront of public debate and on top of the agenda for policymakers globally, the plan will be presented to the National Economic Development and Labour Council by the end of May 2021...

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IAPF seizes record number of elephant tusks during 2021 so far
IAPF seizes record number of elephant tusks during 2021 so farArticle

During the first three months of 2021, the International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF) has seized 62 elephant tusks compared to 90 for the whole of last year...

26 Apr 2021

Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypes
Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypesArticle

Legal cannabis is set to increase from $30bn in 2020 to over $90bn in 2025, as consumers increase their usage in diverse parts of their lives...

21 Apr 2021

Can CBD help treat symptoms of anxiety?
Can CBD help treat symptoms of anxiety?Article

Did you know that anxiety affects more than 300 million people worldwide1, with as many as one in six South Africans suffering from this mental health disorder?...

Issued by Adco CBD 30 Mar 2021

Fab fact from Adco CBD
Fab fact from Adco CBDArticle

According to a recent online survey, almost 62% of CBD users reported using CBD to treat a medical condition, particularly pain, anxiety and depression...

Issued by Adco CBD 24 Mar 2021

Understanding different forms of CBD for health and wellness
Understanding different forms of CBD for health and wellnessArticle

In search of natural pain and stress relief options, many turn to CBD (cannabidiol) in its oil form to create positive change. The good news is that there are various other forms of CBD available, from topicals and drops to edible pastilles and capsules...

Issued by Adco CBD 4 Mar 2021

Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical use
Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical useArticle

Morocco plans to allow the farming, export and domestic sale of cannabis for medical and industrial use, the government said on Thursday, 25 February...

26 Feb 2021

Cheeba Cannabis Academy to host free virtual Craft Cannabis Summit
Cheeba Cannabis Academy to host free virtual Craft Cannabis SummitArticle

The Cheeba Cannabis Academy will host the 2021 Craft Cannabis Summit on 25 and 26 February. The two-day virtual event will include nine webinars...

16 Feb 2021

Sean Sanders, founder and CEO, Revix
Are cryptocurrencies the top-performing asset class of the decade or the world's greatest bubble?Article

In the early 1990s, when the internet was still in its infancy, there was some hesitation in adopting this new and unfamiliar technology with limited use in our personal and work lives...

Sean Sanders 11 Feb 2021

Is SA's cannabis industry predicted to become 'green gold' or 'fool's gold'?
Is SA's cannabis industry predicted to become 'green gold' or 'fool's gold'?Article

Insight Survey's latest South African Cannabis/CBD Industry Landscape Report 2021 carefully unfolds the cannabis landscape in South Africa based on the latest research and information...

Issued by Insight Survey 1 Feb 2021

Wellness e-tailer Health Central launches in SA
Wellness e-tailer Health Central launches in SAArticle

Health Central is South Africa's newest online store targeting the growing wellness market...

22 Jan 2021

Distell and Invenfin buy 40% stake in cannabis wellness brand Rethink
Distell and Invenfin buy 40% stake in cannabis wellness brand RethinkArticle

Distell and Invenfin have entered into a partnership with Releaf Pharmaceuticals to share ownership in South African cannabis wellness brand Rethink...

20 Jan 2021

Cannabis industry could help reboot economy if laws are eased
Cannabis industry could help reboot economy if laws are easedArticle

The cannabis trade could dramatically bolster South Africa's economy if authorities followed global trends and eased the country's prohibitively regulated industry, according to the Cannabis Trade Association Africa...

Issued by Leap Communications 15 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Lifestyle
#BestofBiz 2020: LifestyleArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Lifestyle & Entertainment site over the past year below...

11 Dec 2020

Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton Birch
Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton BirchArticle

One of the latest endeavours to emerge from South Africa's burgeoning cannabis industry is the launch of the Cheeba Cannabis Academy...

Ruth Cooper 2 Dec 2020

2020 Cannabis Vexpo Africa kicks off, lineup revealed
2020 Cannabis Vexpo Africa kicks off, lineup revealedArticle

The 2020 Cannabis Vexpo Africa kicked on 26 November and will run until 28 November. Over 1,000 visitors were registered, live presentations and panel discussions were enthusiastically attended, and records were broken...

27 Nov 2020

Rachel Irvine shares the highs and lows as Irvine Partners celebrates its 10th birthday
Rachel Irvine shares the highs and lows as Irvine Partners celebrates its 10th birthdayArticle

At a time when many PR agencies have retrenched, or worse, closed, Cape Town-based Irvine Partners is celebrating its 10th birthday...

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Nov 2020

2020 Cannabis Expo goes virtual
2020 Cannabis Expo goes virtualArticle

The 2020 Cannabis Expo will be held virtually as the Cannabis Vexpo (virtual expo) from 26 to 28 November 2020...

16 Nov 2020

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Legal recreational cannabis sales to grow 376% globally by 2025Article

Recreational cannabis sales will drive global legal market growth by 376% over the next five years, outpacing medical and CBD, according to Euromonitor International...

11 Nov 2020

The myths, the legends - now backed by science
The myths, the legends - now backed by scienceArticle

Science stepped in, and cannabis myths and legends are now backed by research, which led Adcock Ingram to launch the Adco CBD range of products...

Issued by Adco CBD 5 Nov 2020

Government offers farmers support through input vouchers
Government offers farmers support through input vouchersArticle

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza says as part of government's economic stimulus package, the department will provide input vouchers to subsistence farmers to retain jobs...

30 Oct 2020

CannAfrica begins store rollout with first opening in Cape Town
CannAfrica begins store rollout with first opening in Cape TownArticle

CannAfrica is the lifestyle brand of Labat Healthcare, which is the retail division of the first JSE-listed cannabis company, Labat Africa...

21 Oct 2020

CannAfrica retail store launch
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CannAfrica, the lifestyle brand of the first JSE-listed Cannabis company, Labat Africa, officially opened its first retail outlet in Willowbridge Mall, Durbanville on the 8 October 2020.

20 Oct 2020

How to deal with cannabis-related misconduct in the workplace
How to deal with cannabis-related misconduct in the workplaceArticle

When the possession of cannabis for personal use was legalised, many HR and workplace policy considerations arose. These were in terms of whether or not being under the influence of dagga at the workplace could be treated in the same way that alcohol was...

Jonathan Goldberg 19 Oct 2020

Submissions on Cannabis Bill extended
Submissions on Cannabis Bill extendedArticle

The deadline for written submissions into the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill has been extended to 30 November 2020...

13 Oct 2020

Cheeba Cannabis Academy qualification is HPCSA-approved
Cheeba Cannabis Academy qualification is HPCSA-approvedArticle

The HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa) has accredited the Cheeba Cannabis Academy course for medical professionals to earn CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points...

Issued by Cheeba Cannabis Academy 8 Oct 2020

Kgaugelo Maphai launches Matrix Communication Group
Kgaugelo Maphai launches Matrix Communication GroupArticle

Former MD of The MediaShop (JHB), Kgaugelo Maphai has launched integrated marketing and communications holding company, Matrix Communication Group (Matrix Group)...

3 Sep 2020

Rolling out provisions for private cannabis use in South Africa
Rolling out provisions for private cannabis use in South AfricaArticle

On 5 August 2020, the South African Cabinet submitted the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill 2020 to Parliament. The Bill gives effect to the 2018 decision of the Constitutional Court in Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others v Prince...

Darryl Bernstein, Rui Lopes & Kirsty Gibson 18 Aug 2020

Pandemic Recovery: "Certification of Incompetency" required
Pandemic Recovery: "Certification of Incompetency" requiredArticle

Like a drop; traditionally, the long slow processes of pouring education inside our mind, unfortunately ends up like a drop when placed against sea tides of worldly challenges...

Naseem Javed 22 Jul 2020

#SheSays: How to hustle
#SheSays: How to hustleArticle

With a global job market in crisis, many are looking to turn their plan Bs and side hustles into successful startups...

Amelia Brown 14 Jul 2020

A pharmacy store in Ogun State, southwest Nigeria. Photo by Pius Utomi Ekpei /AFP via Getty Images
Non-medical use of prescription drugs among skilled workers: a pilot study in NigeriaArticle

More than ever, the world is facing a challenge of non-medical use of prescription drugs among people of all ages, genders and occupations. Evidence show that pharmaceutical opioids, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, and amphetamines are the most common types of prescription medication used in a non-medical context...

Samson Femi Agberotimi 25 Jun 2020

Boris Dzhingarov
E-commerce has seen a sales pick up but costs are also risingArticle

The quarantine and subsequent removing of restrictions have continued to help e-commerce sales in the latter half of the spring...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jun 2020

Matt Davison, founder of Travel Tractions
#YouthMonth: Covid fork in the road means a change in direction for Travel TractionsArticle

When the tourism industry ground to a halt in response to Covid-19, Matt Davison, founder of Travel Tractions, had to make a plan for his 18 young employees to keep their jobs...

17 Jun 2020

Changes to the scheduling of cannabis, THC and CBD explained
Changes to the scheduling of cannabis, THC and CBD explainedArticle

The Schedules to the Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965 (Medicines Act), relating specifically to cannabis and some of its components (ie. cannabinoids), have, since 22 May 2020, officially been amended...

Martha Burnett and Roxanne Gilbert 4 Jun 2020

Risks and complexities of social media hiring
Risks and complexities of social media hiringArticle

Social media may be in the public domain but the personality online is not necessarily the person in the real world...

30 Apr 2020

Navigating through the cloud of cannabis legislation in South Africa
Navigating through the cloud of cannabis legislation in South AfricaArticle

Currently, South Africa is one of only three African countries that permit the cultivation of medical cannabis. A licence for cannabis production can be obtained, but the processes for its provision are stringent...

Rui Lopes and Darryl Bernstein 21 Apr 2020

What is shaping culture? From drug to Drug™ in 365 days
What is shaping culture? From drug to Drug™ in 365 daysArticle

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture...

Brett Rogers 21 Apr 2020

Regulating commercial use of hemp products
Regulating commercial use of hemp productsArticle

Governments regulation of the commercial use of hemp products will undoubtedly benefit the agriculture sector and possibly fast track transformation by allowing a large number of small-scale farmers to be the key players in the cannabis industry...

Zamikhaya Maseti 1 Apr 2020

#CoronavirusSA: Cannabis Expo postpones CT event
#CoronavirusSA: Cannabis Expo postpones CT eventArticle

The Cannabis Expo Cape Town has been postponed after President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a state of disaster in South Africa in light of the coronavirus or Covid-19. The expo was scheduled to take place from 19 to 22 March 2020; a new date will be announced in due course...

16 Mar 2020

The canna revolution - Q&A with Cannabis Expo director Silas Howarth
The canna revolution - Q&A with Cannabis Expo director Silas HowarthArticle

The Cannabis Expo has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Cannabis Expo returns to Cape Town from 19 to 22 March 2020 at GrandWest. We got in touch with expo director Silas Howarth to find out what goes into putting on an event of this nature, shifting stigmas, advice for budding entrepreneurs and CBD trends...

Ruth Cooper 12 Mar 2020

The Cannabis Expo returns to Cape Town in March 2020
The Cannabis Expo returns to Cape Town in March 2020Article

The Cannabis Expo has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The 2020 Cannabis Expo will be held at the GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World in Cape Town from 19 to 22 March...

5 Mar 2020

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Partnerships, sector stability and access to markets key to unlocking full potential of SA's agri sectorArticle

It is no secret that the country's agriculture sector is in recession having contracted in the first three-quarters of 2019. But this is a sector with the potential to address unemployment on a major scale...

John Hudson 3 Mar 2020

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Government to regulate commercial use of hemp productsArticle

Government will this year open up and regulate the commercial use of hemp products, providing opportunities for small-scale farmers, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday.

14 Feb 2020

Premium CBD brand Oil Science opens physical store
Premium CBD brand Oil Science opens physical storeArticle

Oil Science has expanded its business operations with the opening of a new store in Century City, Cape Town...

6 Feb 2020

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Secret histories of drugs - legal and illegal - in southern AfricaArticle

If you want to score heroin in some of the historically black suburbs, or townships, of Johannesburg, South Africa, you need to find yourself a 'Snyman'...

Thembisa Waetjen, Julie Parle & Rebecca Hodes 30 Jan 2020

How to navigate CBD product purchases
How to navigate CBD product purchasesArticle

There has been a steady increase in CBD-based products entering the market over the last few years, and consumers would be wise to educate themselves on their contents.

27 Jan 2020

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