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21st April 2022
South Africa: The parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services is considering amendments to the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill, which would introduce a clear distinction between cannabis and hemp. The committee is inviting interested parties to make written submissions with proposals by 13th May. The bill has been under consideration by the National Assembly since September 2020.
15th February 2022
South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa said during his State of the Nation Address at the opening of Parliament that the government would review the policy and regulatory framework for industrial hemp and cannabis to attract investment and create 130,000 jobs. The Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill, which would introduce a clear distinction between hemp and cannabis, has been making its way through Parliament since its introduction in September 2020 but it has been repeatedly stalled.