Award-winning singer, Zahara believes that the Constitutional Court made a mistake by legalizing weed.
The artist believes that many communities are going to suffer from the court’s ruling because there is still a risk that people could die from abusing dagga.
There already is a high number of people, especially youths, who struggle with addiction and Zahara fears that this number will sky-rocket.
The singer argues that it’s not necessarily the weed itself that is an issue for her, but the things people do when they are high.
Now that it is no longer considered to be a criminal offence to have dagga or to use, she feels that young people will be more likely to try new drugs because they won’t be afraid of being caught by the police.
Briefly.co.za learned that Zahara fears the impact that the ruling will have on communities who are already struggling to deal with drug addiction.
The muso has predicted that crime in these areas is going to be on the rise now that residents are allowed to smoke freely.
The Daily Sun reports that Zahara thinks that the courts should have had a different approach to the ruling and that no good can come of their decision.
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