Israel starts to export cannabis seeds to US

May 19, 2022 by  
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After nearly a year of discussions, a shipment of cannabis seeds took off from Israel to the US on Tuesday night, the first-ever shipment of cannabis seeds from Israel to a foreign country. Read more

Sa’ar moves to try to decriminalize recreational cannabis in Israel

February 11, 2022 by  
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Israel’s Minister of Justice Gideon Sa’ar has proposed new temporary regulations to decriminalize recreational cannabis. Read more

Medical cannabis for younger patients

June 23, 2021 by  
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A team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) has completed the first-ever meta-analysis of pediatric patients treated with medical cannabis to understand better the risks and benefits of cannabis use among young patients. Read more

Israeli research finds cannabis can ease symptoms of autism

February 1, 2019 by  
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A new joint study conducted by the Ben-Gurion University and Soroka University Medical Centre in Beersheva found that cannabis administered as a treatment for autism spectrum disorders appears to be well-tolerated, and can serve as a safe and effective option to relieve symptoms including seizures, tics, depression, restlessness and rage attacks for patients under the age of 18. Read more

Israeli governments approves the exportation of medical cannabis

January 28, 2019 by  
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An inter-ministerial committee in Israel has recommended being in favour of exporting medical cannabis as any medical product that patients receive according to labels and dosages and buy it in pharmacies under strict standards. Read more

Asthma treatment could be Israel’s latest high achievement in medical cannabis

October 27, 2017 by  
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In a development that could spark Israel’s latest groundbreaking achievement within the medical cannabis sector, the Israeli-British cannabis biotech start-up CIITECH announced Oct. 24 that it will fund a research project in collaboration with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem exploring methods for treating asthma with medical cannabis…writes Adam Abrams/ Read more

High time for Israel’s flagship medical cannabis conference to go global

October 11, 2017 by  
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While international interest in Israel’s groundbreaking medical cannabis sector grows, a leading Israeli player in that space will take its flagship annual event overseas later this month…writes Adam Abrams/ Read more

Video Profile: Dr Alex Wodak

July 15, 2010 by  
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Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital’s Dr Alex Wodak received an AM for his work in the treatment of alcohol and drug abuse. He tells J-Wire about the possibilities and reasons for making cannabis legal. Read more