The South African government is thinking about changing the laws around cannabis use, and it could be a game-changer for young people like you.

Here’s a quick breakdown:

Possession and private use could be legal

The government might allow adults to legally own and enjoy cannabis for personal use. This means no more stress about getting in trouble with the law for chilling out with a bud.

THC products might be less restricted

The government is considering loosening the rules on products with THC, the main psychoactive compound in cannabis. This could mean easier access to things like CBD oil and edibles, which can have potential health benefits.

It’s not just about getting high

While recreational use is a big part of the conversation, remember that cannabis has medicinal properties too. Legalization could open doors for research and development of new medical treatments.