Cocaine

What does cocaine do to the brain? Cocaine is an illegal and powerfully addictive stimulant drug.  It is made from the leaves of the coca plant originally found in South America.  It looks like a fine white powder or small opaque yellowish crystals (‘rocks’). Cocaine...

Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective disorder describes a condition that includes aspects of both schizophrenia and a mood disorder (either major depressive disorder or bipolar disorder). Scientists are not entirely certain whether schizoaffective disorder is a condition related mainly to...

Cannabis and Work

Cannabis and Work With the Constitutional Court judgment on 18th September 2018 effectively legalizing cannabis, some questions can be asked around Labour Law. Jan du Toit, a Senior Consultant with SA Labour Guide asks the question, “Does the fact that one will have...