Dagga couple to sue state departments for enacting anti-cannabis laws- reporter

The case involving Julian Stobbs and Myrtle Clarke, also known as the dagga couple, was expected to be heard at the High Court in Pretoria on Monday but was postponed.

EWN reporter, Katlego Sekhoto says the couple is taking on Government and suing seven state departments for enacting what they refer to anti-cannabis laws.

Read: "Prohibition of cannabis does not work in the 21st century"

They launched the case back in 2010 after they were arrested in their home for smoking and growing dagga.

They want cannabis to be legalised.

Katlego Sekhoto, EWN reporter

Sekhoto says there anti-dagga protesters outside the court. She says the case will officially begin on Tuesday.

According to Sekhoto, Clarke said they have a number of people on their side, experts and researchers who will testify why cannabis should be legalised. She further explains that there are other organisations will oppose the legalisation of marijuana.

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