'We can barely enforce tobacco legislation, how will we to deal with dagga?'

The ConCourt has upheld the Western Cape High Court ruling that the private use of dagga is legal.

International law enforcement expert and former Drug Unit Commander Lobo das Neves says the ruling has opened a different can of worms.

READ: ConCourt rules dagga legal for private use, but what is private?

Neves argues that if we can barely enforce tobacco legislation, so how are we going to deal with dagga?

As a non-smoker, one soon realises that on a daily basis almost, at some stage you are forced or placed in a position where you have to inhale secondary smoke.

Lobo das Neves, International law enforcement expert and former Drug Unit Commander

If cigarette smokers cannot act responsibly and act in accordance with the law, what makes us think at all that dagga users will?

Lobo das Neves, International law enforcement expert and former Drug Unit Commander

There is no scientific evidence available whatsoever that can support the theory that small amounts of cannabis in any way is not harmful to you.

Lobo das Neves, International law enforcement expert and former Drug Unit Commander

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