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  1. Ron Strider

    Israeli Farmers Catch Cannabis Fever

    Nearly 400 farmers in Israel have applied for licenses to grow cannabis since the government loosened restrictions on medical marijuana last year, according to officials from the Israeli Ministry of Health who provided an update to lawmakers at an Israeli parliamentary committee session Monday...
  2. Ron Strider

    Israel Wants To Start Exporting Its Cannabis Around The World

    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. "He was so totally out of it," said his mother, Ricky Naim Blumenfeld. "It was scary."...
  3. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Is Future For Israeli Company That "Made The Desert Bloom"

    An iconic Israeli agricultural company part of the early national effort to "make the desert bloom," as the Zionist catchphrase goes, is now turning to an unconventional crop: marijuana. Founded in the 1960s, Netafim was the first popularizer of drip irrigation technology, which enables...
  4. K

    Israel Takes Step Toward Allowing Export Of Medical Marijuana

    An Israeli government committee gave an initial nod on Sunday for the export of medical marijuana in what could be a windfall for companies in Israel, widely regarded as a leader in research in the field. A government statement announcing the vote said it could take months for the legislation...
  5. K

    The Major Way Israel Is Putting America To Shame On Marijuana

    Israel has long been at the forefront of marijuana research, and the country is budding into a hub for cannabis-related startup companies, Quartz reported. Crowds from around the globe flocked to Tel Aviv in March for the second annual CannaTech conference. The summit was aimed at attracting...
  6. K

    Israeli Company Develops World's Most Precise Medical Marijuana Inhaler

    In the 1960's, an Israeli scientist, Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, was one of the first to discover CBD in a cannabis plant. Soon after, he unraveled the structure of THC, the psychoactive property of the plant. Now, two Israeli companies are breaking new ground, becoming the first in the world to...
  7. R

    Israeli Medical Marijuana Company Predicts Profits Boom

    A company founded by Israelis that has developed a marijuana capsule for cancer sufferers predicts that the legal cannabis industry will outstrip both the US film and organic food industries within five years. Cannabics Pharmaceuticals estimates that the medical marijuana market has the...