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Has the farming of marijuana been legalised in South Africa yet?

On 18 September 2018, the South African Constitutional Court decriminalised the use and cultivation of cannabis in a private space. Even though private use of cannabis has been decriminalised – the buying and selling of cannabis, cannabis oil and cannabis seeds remains illegal. The cultivation of commercial cannabis cultivars for recreational use also remains illegal. The Constitutional Court judgement effectively gave lawmakers 24 months to bring legislation in line with the ruling.

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