#PODCAST: We unpack the controversial "Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill" with the SA Drug Policy Initiative

SABC News and Current Affairs — By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - The South African Drug Policy Initiative (SADPI) has lamented the proposed "Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill" that has been released for public comment, saying it discriminates against the poor. Chairperson Dr Keith Scott says this bill only benefits the middle and higher class citizens of South Africa. Some of the regulations in the proposed bill are a maximum jail term of 15 years for anyone who deals in cannabis, or provides it to a child. Home rules meanwhile, allow for possession of 600 grams of dried cannabis if you live alone, or 1.2 kilograms in homes with two or more adults. In public places, possession is set to 100 grams. In this week's Greenscene, Dr Scott unpacks the bill and talks about some of the changes he'd like to see...