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Eastern Cape government gives the go-ahead to launch cannabis college

Eastern Cape government gives the go-ahead to launch cannabis college

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 21, 2020

A surge of "green" jobs could soon be emerging throughout Eastern Cape, South Africa. The news comes following the approval of a cannabis college by the Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform. Approval means that construction of the educational institution can now commence. South Africa's cannabi...

Cannabis in South Africa could positively transform society, says Wits Professor

Cannabis in South Africa could positively transform society, says Wits Professor

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 13, 2019

Could legal cannabis in South Africa help to tackle youth unemployment rates? According to Imhotep Paul Alagidede – a Professor of finance and academic director at the Wits Business School – quite possibly. He believes that the plant, which is also called 'dagga' in South Africa, is a “magical...

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