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.

Founded just last year, CannaTech’s conference brings together experts and entrepreneurs from across the field, including growers, researchers, investors, and others that have been drawn to this rapidly expanding field.

The conference was organized by iCan, a group that works to promote the medical cannabis industry out of their base in Beit Shemesh.

They are led by Saul Kaye, a supporter of including cannabis as a treatment for a wide range of diseases and pain. Kaye comes to the field of cannabis after a long career in pharmaceuticals in his native Australia.

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