Israel expects to export $1 billion worth of medical cannabis annually

Earlier this year, the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture officially classified the growing of medical cannabis as a ‘farming sector’, paving the way for marijuana growers to receive government aid, grants, training and water quotas, just like any other eligible farmer.

The Ministries of Health and Finance also recommended legalizing the export of medical cannabis; with Israeli farmers potentially exporting $1 billion worth of medical cannabis annually.

Currently, companies are only allowed to export medical technology for cannabis, but not the plant itself.

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