Editorial

Comment on the Central Drug Authority’s position statement on cannabis

Keith Scott

Abstract


The Central Drug Authority’s ‘Position statement on cannabis’ in this issue of SAMJ is a welcome, if somewhat belated, article that gives an indication of the South African government’s response to the shifting sands of local and international public opinion and global drug policies. This editorial comments on the statement.

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Keith Scott, Simon's Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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Cannabis; Central Drug Authority; South Africa; Position statement

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South African Medical Journal 2016;106(6):545-546. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i6.11036

Article History

Date submitted: 2016-05-12
Date published: 2016-05-19

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