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Tag Archive: legalisation

A joint account – just how legal is marijuana following the High Court ruling?

On 31 March the Western Cape High Court ruled that marijuana (dagga or cannabis) can be used by adults in the privacy of their own homes, and may be cultivated for private use. The decision was based on the view that banning use of marijuana is an infringement of the right to privacy. Undoubtedly this […]

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Coming out of the shadows – let sex work be work

  Recently the public health community welcomed the news that sex workers are to be provided with a tablet a day to help prevent HIV – called PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis).As sex workers and their clients are one of the populations most at risk from HIV this is a huge step forward in halting the spread […]

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