Editorial

Liberalising cannabis legislation in South Africa: Potential public health consequences for adolescents and pregnant women

J Bantjes, B Myers, C Parry

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Authors' affiliations

J Bantjes, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; Institute for Life Course Health Research, Department of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

B Myers, Curtin enAble Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Australia; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa

C Parry, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

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Keywords

Cannabis; Legislation; South Africa; Adolescents; Pregnant women; Public health

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South African Medical Journal 2022;112(6):393-394.

Article History

Date submitted: 2022-05-31
Date published: 2022-05-31

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