South Africa’s Highest Court Legalises Cannabis Use

South Africa’s highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places.

Pro-marijuana activists cheered in the public gallery and chanted “Weed are free now” when the Constitutional Court gave its landmark ruling.

In a unanimous ruling, judges also legalised the growing of marijuana for private consumption.

South Africa’s government had opposed its legalisation, arguing the drug was “harmful” to people’s health.

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