A recent judgement of South Africa’s Constitutional Court ruled that individuals have the right to grow and use marijuana. Buying and selling marijuana however remains illegal. In this edition of the Spotlight Podcast, host Nomatter Ndebele chats to Dr Michael Herbst of the Cancer Association of South Africa about the implications of the judgement. They also discuss the scientific evidence for various medical uses of marijuana, the drug’s potential role in healthcare in South Africa, and what needs to happen next in terms of legislation.

Episode 4: Marijuana, health and the law in South Africa