Dozens of companies converged on Pretoria, the capital of South Africa, for the first ever cannabis exhibition in Africa.
This four-day event features “innovative products” and companies that promote the medicinal, agricultural, lifestyle benefits of marijuana.
The exhibition, also taking place this week in Johannesburg, allows visitors to meet industry experts, learn about cannabis laws around the world and get free legal advice.
however, no cannabis use will be allowed at the event. Visitors were advised to smoke in advance or risk being arrested if they were found with marijuana.
In September, the South African Constitutional Court legalized the use and cultivation of cannabis in private spaces.
However, the trade and distribution of marijuana remains illegal.