South Africa's highest court legalises marijuana use, South African reacts


South Africa's most astounding court has permitted the private utilization of weed,
maintaining a lower court's deciding that found the criminalisation of cannabis was unlawful.

A few government divisions, including the wellbeing and equity services, contradict its legitimization and caution of unsafe impacts.
South Africa's highest court legalises marijuana use, South African reacts

Several government departments, including the health and justice ministries, oppose its legalisation and warn of harmful effects.

But in a unanimous judgment read by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, the Constitutional Court decriminalised home consumption, saying “the use of cannabis must be for the personal consumption of the adult”. The ruling also approved growing marijuana for personal consumption.


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