“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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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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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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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

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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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