Dagga shop opens up across from cop shop - and it's all legal

Goodleaf, SA's first legal cannabis store opens in Cape Town

23 June 2019 - 00:00 By BOBBY JORDAN

SA's first commercial cannabis shop is across the road from Cape Town Central police station. And instead of harassing customers of the Goodleaf store on Buitenkant Street, officers can now nip out during their lunch break to buy cannabis dietary oils or calming cream.

It's a remarkable turnaround for the once illegal plant that until now has only been available from traditional healers. Cannabis shops, plantations and health supplements for the entire family - including pets - are now all a reality as companies seek to take advantage of a green renaissance made possible by regulatory changes...

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