Israel has temporarily suspended medical cannabis exports. According to Haaretz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was responsible for the suspension and has ordered a review from both the Health Ministry and the chairman of the National Economic Council.
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As marijuana legalization sweeps the nation, it is becoming increasingly difficult for military recruiters to find recruits that have not used marijuana. In an effort to gain more recruits, the United States Army has begun to grant waivers for would-be soldiers that have used marijuana in the past.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce a new 50/50 joint venture (the “JV”) between Future Farm and Rahan Meristem Ltd., a world renown global agro-biotechnology company incorporated in the State of Israel with more than 250 employees in five locations and over 40 years of experience in plant propagation and breeding (“Rahan”).
When Asi Naim, a severely autistic Israeli boy, started smacking his head against the wall and hurting himself in other ways, his parents tried every kind of psychiatric drug to calm him. Nothing worked. Then Asi entered a cannabis-based research program at Jerusalem’s Shaarei Zedek hospital.
TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Innovative researchers and scientists, pharma experts, regulators, investors, and entrepreneurs will share their knowledge about the burgeoning medical cannabis industry at CannaTech UK, Britain’s first-ever international Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation curated specifically for the UK and European markets.
SYDNEY, Australia, Sept. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hydroponics Company (ASX: THC) (THC or Company) has provided an update following international meetings held by its executive team in Europe, Israel and Canada.
By all accounts, Eilon Bdil has no personal interest in marijuana. But as the business manager of Kibbutz Elifaz, he’s a big believer in the herb. Bdil sees medical marijuana as a unique opportunity to revive his remote Negev community.
Israel’s Finance and Health ministries approved a medical marijuana export plan that looks to increase annual revenue from $1 billion to $4 billion as the government-supervised program seeks to brand and market its pot products internationally.
Cannabis scientists may want to start planning for a trip to the Holy Land. The International Cannabinoid Research Society, the longest running scientific society focused on cannabis research, has picked Jerusalem for the site of its annual International Symposium on the Cannabinoids in 2021.
While Pennsylvania is processing hundreds of medical cannabis business applications, one private Pennsylvanian research university is already making plans to conduct a medical cannabis autism study.
Israel’s cannabis decriminalization policy, approved by the government in March, officially came into effect Sunday, commencing a new legal approach towards the recreational use of marijuana in the country.
On April 20, 2017, Tikun Olam, a medical marijuana company based out of Israel, announced that it is going to continue its expansion into the United States, following its successful pilot program in the state of Delaware.
NEW YORK, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The United States will experience a wellness revolution through a new line of clinically-proven, proprietary cannabis products from Tikun Olam
Israel, a leader in marijuana research and health technology, is attracting international investment as it tries to position itself as a cutting-edge exporter in the rapidly-growing market for medical-grade cannabis.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Greenspoon Marder is set to sponsor and speak at the CannaTech 2017 conference taking place in Tel Aviv on March 20-22nd.
WASHINGTON, March 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On Sunday, Israel took a big step toward decriminalizing adult marijuana use. The Israeli Cabinet approved a proposal that would replace criminal penalties with fines for people who are caught using marijuana in public. The proposal from the Ministries of Justice and Public Security has received support from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but still requires approval of the Israeli Parliament before becoming law.
The Israeli government voted on Sunday in favor of decriminalizing recreational marijuana use, joining some U.S. states and European countries who have adopted a similar approach.
On Jan. 26, 2017, Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan announced that he would support the decriminalization of marijuana in Israel and adopt recommendations made by a panel commissioned to study the issue.
Agriculture Ministry to finance 13 projects to lay basis of new generation of therapeutic marijuana products.
The course is designed for students in the field of medical administration, after they have completed one year of study at least.
The Israeli army is planning to relax its disciplinary action for off-duty soldiers caught smoking marijuana. Israel’s military prosecutor wants to revise the drug policy to allow IDF soldiers to smoke marijuana up to five times.
On Nov. 28, 2016, Teva Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:TEVA) announced that it had entered into an agreement with Syqe Medical to market and distribute Syqe’s medical cannabis inhaler in Israel for pain management, signifying the first time a medical cannabis product will be marketed by an international pharmaceutical company.
PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Nov. 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTCQB: OWCP), (“OWC” or the “Company”), a developer of cannabinoid-based therapies targeting a variety of different medical conditions and disorders, today announced that Jeffrey Friedland, a member of the Company’s Advisory Board, will be participating in Bloomberg Intelligence’s first cannabis-related event; Cannabis Trends & Legalization Implications.
With more than 50 years of academic research and development, Israel leads the way in the science and medicine of cannabis. On Nov. 15, 2016, The World of Cannabis is bringing Israel to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to explore how the country is poised to break medical and scientific barriers in an exciting frontier market.
On Nov. 15, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing “The World of Cannabis” to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to show eager entrepreneurs and investors how to navigate the complexity of international cannabis laws and the opportunities they present.
PETACH TIKVA, Israel, October 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTCQB: OWCP), (“OWC” or the “Company”) today announced that it has completed the development of a proprietary, cannabinoid-enriched sublingual tablet (the “Tablet”) for the administration of medical cannabis.
TEL AVIV – Israel will begin exporting medical marijuana abroad, Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel said Sunday.
Cannabis cultivation need not be disorganized or dirty. And yes, this gives a whole new meaning to a “seed round.”
The government has approved a plan that will remove many of the restrictions on growing medical marijuana and make it more readily available to over 23,000 patients in Israel.
A recently released Israeli study showed patients who used medical cannabis experienced less pain and more ability to function, according to a May 26, 2016, article at JPost.com. Medical marijuana has been legal in Israel for a decade and more than 20,000 are licensed to use it, JPost.com reported. However, “there has been no information about the users themselves,” said the study’s leader, Prof. Pesach Shvartzman of Ben-Gurion University.
In Israel, a leading haredi rabbi has declared that the use of marijuana during the Passover holiday is kosher.
In 1992, Israel legalized medical cannabis, and the country continues to be an international leader in cannabis research.
BETHESDA, Md., March 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CNBX) today announced the start of a clinical study in Israel for cancer patients utilizing Cannabics’ SR Capsules.
TEL AVIV, Isarel, March 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — iCAN- Israel Cannabis and Breath of Life Pharma (BOL Pharma) announced a new partnership to form the first private cannabis R&D incubator center in Israel.
The number of people in Israel being treated with cannabis has soared from a few dozen 10 years ago to about 23,000 in 2015. Cannabis producers … View Original Article Here
Marijuana appears set for a critical year. We’ve already witnessed nearly two-dozen states approve marijuana for medicinal use since 1996 (the year in which California became the first state to legalize the use of cannabis for certain ailments), and residents in four states have voted to legalize recreational marijuana since 2012. Now, come November, we…
LEAMINGTON, Ontario, Feb. 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Aphria Inc (TSX VENTURE:APH), one of Canada’s leading large scale producers of medical-grade cannabis, partners with pioneering ESEV Genetics to develop and bring to market the highest quality strains of cannabis available to treat a range of medical conditions.
In early November 2015, Mexico’s Supreme Court decided that marijuana use was a basic human right, critical to self-determination.
TEL AVIV, Jan. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Innovative Israeli researchers and scientists, high tech experts and “Start-Up Nation” entrepreneurs have fused their knowledge and skills to develop cutting edge expertise that will be on display at Israel’s first International Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation.
“The Scientist,” released on July 29, 2015, and recently screened in the United States, is a documentary film about one of the most important modern medical pioneers in the field of cannabis research.
BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX) announced today that Israeli patients with a medical cannabis license will now have access to Cannabics Pharmaceutical’s cannabis oil Capsules.
Scientists in Israel continue to establish their work as the leading source of data on medical cannabis. In a combined study conducted primarily by researchers from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University, Cannabidiol (CBD) was found to enhance fracture healing.
Israel’s leading producer of medical marijuana is joining a local group vying for a coveted license to distribute the drug in New York State.
Medical marijuana is a legal industry in Israel, estimated to be worth $40 million. It has benefitted greatly from 50 years of research and development at academic institutions like the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Were the law to change in ways that would permit rigorous scientific research into the medical potential for marijuana, patient outcomes could improve and a whole new world of pharmaceutical investment could open up.
The intersection of 3D Printing, a medical marijuana inhaler and Wi-Fi really does sound like something out of Star Trek.
The use of medical marijuana has been debated for decades. The proponents of legalizing it believe that it is an efficient method that can be used to reduce the suffering of millions of people worldwide, while also minimizing the use of more dangerous and addictive narcotic pain killers such as Oxycontin, Percocet, Demerol and Vicodin.
BreedIT Corp., (OTCQB: BRDT) through its Israeli subsidiary, BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide license holder and distributor of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions software for plant breeders and researchers, today is pleased to announce the formation of KanaboSeed Ltd., a joint venture with Seach Ltd, a leading Israeli medical Cannabis breeder.