“Father of cannabis research” calls for rescheduling CBD - Cannabis News

PUEBLO — If the United States stopped viewing CBD as an illegal substance, it would unlock the marijuana compound’s immense potential as medicine, the “father of cannabis research” said Saturday.

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“Father of cannabis research” calls for rescheduling CBD - Cannabis News

PUEBLO — If the United States stopped viewing CBD as an illegal substance, it would unlock the marijuana compound’s immense potential as medicine, the “father of cannabis research” said Saturday.

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Marijuana may be a miracle treatment for children with autism - Cannabis News

There is anecdotal evidence that marijuana’s main non-psychoactive compound — cannabidiol or CBD — helps autistic children in ways no other medication has.

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Israel Officially Decriminalizes Marijuana Use – Cannabis News

First-time offenders will face $270 fine if caught using marijuana in a public place, but criminal charges will only be brought if person re-offends four times.

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Israel Moves to Decriminalize Marijuana Use – Cannabis News

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan announces support for new policy for enforcing marijuana use, which favors fines and educational initiatives, with criminal prosecution only as a last resort.

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A new 3D-printed cannabis inhaler lets doctors administer medical marijuana remotely – Cannabis News

Made with 3D-printing technology, the inhaler comes in two variations—one for individuals and for medical institutions.

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How this tiny country took a global lead on cannabis research – Cannabis News

With its government’s approval, Israel has been a pioneer in medical cannabis research and development for more than 50 years.

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Israeli Doctors to Use Cannabis to Treat Autism in First-of-its-kind Study – Cannabis News

After some success in using substance to treat epileptics, researchers to check effect of cannabis oils on individuals with severe behavioral problems.

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Israel to begin exporting marijuana soon: minister – Cannabis News

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel on Sunday announced that Israel would begin exporting medical marijuana abroad, weeks after the government approved measures to make medical cannabis more easily accessible to patients in Israel.

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After years of quiet progress, Israeli medical cannabis research is budding – Cannabis News

The Volcani Center, which operates under the broader umbrella of the Agriculture Ministry, is in the process of building a National Center for Research in Medical Cannabis.

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How Medical Marijuana Farming in Israel Could Help California's Cannabis Industry, And Vice Versa – Cannabis News

While both Israel and California are leaders in medical cannabis, both programs can still be improved.

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Medical Marijuana Study Shows Stunning Effect On Treating Pain, Nausea – Cannabis News

Israel’s medical marijuana program is a stunning success when it comes to treating people for pain and nausea, according to a study presented at the International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy.

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Cannabis Innovators and Activists: Dr. Raphael Mechoulam – Cannabis News

Knowing that morphine was isolated from the poppy and cocaine was isolated from the coca leaf, Dr. Mechoulam wondered about the main active component(s) in cannabis.

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U.S. firms target investment in Israeli cannabis R&D – Marijuana News

Already a pioneer in high-tech and cutting-edge agriculture, Israel is starting to attract American companies looking to bring medical marijuana know-how to a booming market back home.

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Israel gives rise to the ganjapreneur, drawing new opportunities for green investment – Marijuana News

The Startup Nation’s Tel Aviv hub opened its doors on Monday to Israel’s first ever international conference on innovation in the medical cannabis industry.

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Israel seeks to let doctors prescribe cannabis – Marijuana News

Israel could be just six months away from allowing general practitioners to prescribe cannabis, Health Minister Yaakov Litzman said Wednesday.

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Israeli Health Ministry Plans to Lift Restrictions on Growing Medical Cannabis – Marijuana News

Image: Israel Police via Wikimedia Commons

Israel’s Health Ministry is moving ahead on a comprehensive plan on medical cannabis that would lift many restrictions that currently make life difficult for patients, doctors, growers and marketers of the plant.

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Israel Could Grow Into A Global Cannabis Startup Superpower

A worker carries medical marijuana at a growing facility near Safed, Israel in 2011. Uriel Sinai, Getty Images via GlobalPost.com
 
Known for its dynamic tech startups, agricultural innovations, and security solutions, Israel could soon add cannabis powerhouse to the list, thanks to domestic efforts to decriminalize the drug… and a push to use it as a medical export.
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