Here’s a headline to make your blood boil….
“To curb the spread of crime, 15 people were arrested for dagga possession this past weekend.”
Our detractors seem to be transfixed on the idea that the be all and end all of cannabis use is rolled up in a joint and smoked. They couldn’t be further from the truth and end up with egg on their faces for not knowing the whole story as usual.
Why should they? they’ve never used the plant before so what do they know about bongs, vapes, pens, oil, shatter, wax, RSO, BHO, medibles, edibles, drinks, juices, suppositories and tinctures…….
If you caught our insert on SABC News Newsdesk with Eben Jansen this morning, you might want to head over to the You Tube clip to add your comments. Believe us, the debate is as polarised as ever.
Remember, at our level on national TV, the first person to get angry looses the debate – so be calm and stick to the facts. Getting personal gets the debate nowhere. You’ll find the comments here:
Fifty years ago this weekend a young American musician called Bob Dylan introduced cannabis to a young British band called The Beatles. The rest, as they say, is history…..
Fifty Years Ago Today: Bob Dylan Turned The Beatles On To Marijuana
Exactly 50 years ago, on August 28, 1964, folk legend Bob Dylan ascended the elevator of the Delmonico Hotel on Park Avenue in Manhattan for a momentous first meeting with The Beatles, who were touring the United States. …read more