Smoking cannabis at home and in complexes, here’s what you should know

Since the Constitutional Court ruling over the use of cannabis, South Africans can now smoke marijuana in the privacy of their own homes.

And those living in sectional title developments should arm themselves with more information before lighting up on their balcony. This according to specialist sectional title attorney, Marina Constas.

“Prior to this case, if you smoked in your own home, you could have been arrested. You would have had to use the defence of privacy in order to fight the charge. Now, you cannot get arrested. That’s the nub of it,” said Constas, who is a director of BBM Attorneys.

“In a sectional title, your own home would include your ‘section’ and registered or rule-created exclusive use areas.

So you could sit and smoke a dagga joint in your lounge or on your balcony but only if your balcony is part of your section, or if it is an exclusive

... read more at: https://www.indianspice.co.za/2019/05/smoking-cannabis-at-home-and-in-complexes-heres-what-you-should-know/

Smoking cannabis at home and in complexes, here’s what you should know

Since the Constitutional Court ruling over the use of cannabis, South Africans can now smoke marijuana in the privacy of their own homes.

And those living in sectional title developments should arm themselves with more information before lighting up on their balcony. This according to specialist sectional title attorney, Marina Constas.

“Prior to this case, if you smoked in your own home, you could have been arrested. You would have had to use the defence of privacy in order to fight the charge. Now, you cannot get arrested. That’s the nub of it,” said Constas, who is a director of BBM Attorneys.

“In a sectional title, your own home would include your ‘section’ and registered or rule-created exclusive use areas.

So you could sit and smoke a dagga joint in your lounge or on your balcony but only if your balcony is part of your section, or if it is an exclusive

... read more at: https://www.indianspice.co.za/2019/05/smoking-cannabis-at-home-and-in-complexes-heres-what-you-should-know/