More drivers test positive for pot in Washington state after its legalization

MarijuanaNew figures from the Washington State Patrol show that more drivers have tested positive for marijuana since the state legalized the drug last year.

In the first six months of 2013, the patrol’s crime lab says, 745 people tested positive … Read the rest

Soweto man arrested for possession of dagga worth R300 000

A man was arrested in Soweto on Wednesday morning for possession of dagga with a street value of R300,000, Gauteng police said.

“Police this morning received information of a man who was allegedly transporting dagga to Soweto,” Warrant Officer Kay … Read the rest

Northern Cape schools yield drugs and weapons

daggaPolice have seized dangerous weapons and dagga in nine schools in Galeshewe, Kimberley, Northern Cape police said on Wednesday.

Raids were conducted on Tuesday and Wednesday at the request of school principals and parents of pupils of various schools, Lieutenant … Read the rest

Weed-smoking king joins DA

Controversial AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has joined the DA, the party’s Eastern Cape leader said on Monday.

The self-confessed dagga-smoking Dalindyebo said he is not perturbed by being constantly associated with the illegal smoke.

“ (Smoking) dagga [marijuana] is a … Read the rest

Obama, pot win in Colorado, Washington

Colorado and Washington became the first US states to legalise the possession and sale of marijuana for recreational use on Tuesday in defiance of federal law.

Amendment 64 supporters were ecstatic at their gathering in Denver Tuesday night when news … Read the rest