The Dagga Party of South Africa enters the fray

An unexpected figure is about to get involved in the so called #DaggaSpringbok saga – the leader of the Dagga Party of South Africa (DPSA)

Jeremy Acton is fighting for the stay of prosecution of those who are currently facing dagga-related charges pending the outcome of a current Constitutional Court case. Now he is on a mission to fight for the former Springbok weightlifter who was arrested at his home in Roodepoort West recently for cultivating dagga. Acton is one of three plaintiffs in the Constitutional Court case of which the defendants are the National Director of Prosecutions, the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, the Minister of Health, the Minister of Social Development, the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, the Minister of Trade and Industry and the Minister of Police.

“There are presently two initiatives challenging the constitutionality of the dagga prohibition. One is the ‘Dagga Couple’...

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