House of Hemp awarded first medical cannabis licence in South Africa

In another historic milestone, House of Hemp has received their Cannabis Cultivation Licence from the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority.

This follows last year's Constitutional Court ruling legalising the private growing and consumption of dagga.

Owner of House of Hemp Dr Thandeka Kunene says she is delighted about the decision and that the government has opened a new industry.

READ: Jay Naidoo opens up about the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes

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Hemp is the first place I would like to appeal to the media to make awareness on.

Dr. Thandeka Kunene, Owner - House of Hemp

This is like a licence to extract gold.

Dr. Thandeka Kunene, Owner - House of Hemp

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