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However, those who were arrested on dagga-related charges before Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo handed down his judgment on the matter on Tuesday - are not in the clear.
"Let's say that is true, someone is behaving in way which raises reasonable suspicion in a police officer whatever the person is holding, he wants to sell some of it, that would give him reasonable grounds", Grant said.
The highest court in the country has made it legal for adults to cultivate and consume marijuana in the privacy of their own homes. In this regard, the Court referred to the report of the South African Central Drug Authority that indicated, ihat, among alcohol, tobacco and cannabis "alcohol causes the most individual and social harm ...".
Celebrations broke out in the court, which was packed with marijuana advocates and members of South Africa's Rastafarian community. "And you need to carry on your person a large number of parcels just to make a small amount of cannabis oil".
ConCourt decriminalize use and possession of dagga in private use by adult.
The Constitutional Court has ordered the parliament to draft new laws within 24 months to reflect the order.
Judges of the Supreme Court voted unanimously in favour of the legalisation of the controversial herb for private use only. It argued that the ruling was not in line with the values of South Africans.
Lesotho became the first country in Africa to grant licenses to produce marijuana for medical and scientific purposes previous year.
Meanwhile, the wheels are in motion to commercialise hemp in South Africa.
A court in the Western Cape had ruled in March 2017 that a ban on cannabis use by adults at home was unconstitutional, a move that effectively decriminalised it in the province, which includes Cape Town.
"(The department) awaits a response from these departments", it said, adding that the government had recognised the medicinal and commercial efficacy of the plant.
"We use cannabis for anxiety, colic in children".