'Isidingo' actor supports the legalisation of dagga
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'Isidingo' actor supports the legalisation of dagga

After the ruling on Tuesday, many South Africans - including a few famous faces - are celebrating the legalisation of cannabis.

Brandon Auret Instagram
Brandon Auret Instagram

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, delivering the Johannesburg-based Constitutional Court's unanimous verdict, declared the law banning marijuana use in private by adults "unconstitutional and therefore invalid".

The court also ordered parliament to draft new laws within 24 months to reflect the order.

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South African actor Brandon Auret, who is known for his role as Leon du Plessis in the SABC 3 soapie 'Isidingo' and the movie 'Chappie', has no problem with the use of cannabis and feels it has strong medicinal qualities that could help people. He has also admitted to using cannabis.

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Breakfast with Martin Bester listeners were vocal about their opinion of legalising the personal use of cannabis. Some for it and some respectfully against it.

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