Cannabis law

Legal and Regulatory landscape

Cannabis and related products are regulated in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965 and Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act, 140 of 1992 the licenses and permits are issued thereunder.


We offer a variety of skills within the cannabis industry ranging from regulatory counsel, business advice, corporate finance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, tax, litigation and property structures.
We have advised clients with start-ups, establishing businesses, acquiring licenses, consulting with land owners and liaising with government and financial institutions.


Our team consists of dedicated legal professionals based in South Africa with expertise related to cannabis law, commercial and property matters related to the cannabis market.

Corporate and Commercial

Albertus Kleingeld –
Pamela Bubb –
Zurayda Mayet –


Alex de Wet –

Contact details – 0027 51 430 1340

Cannabis Association of Lesotho

On the 26th of September 2018, the team at Webbers and Webber Newdigate facilitated interaction between the drug operator license holders in order to examine the medicinal cannabis industry’s legislative framework and issues of mutual concern. An association was established named Pekoana which will become the principle advocate for the cannabis industry in Lesotho by voicing member concerns, promoting member interests and encouraging research, community development and skills.
Albertus Kleingeld, Zurayda Mayet, Tseli Taka and David Phenduka represented Webbers and Webber Newdigate which has been appointed as the legal representatives and administrative body for the Association.

The Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities (DACO)

The Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities (DACO) hosted a cannabis conference relating to the theme “seeking higher ground and equity in the industry” at the Temple University, Medical Center in Philadelphia and representatives from Webbers attended the conference.