web analytics
May 3, 2016 / 25 Nisan, 5776
News & Views
Sponsored Post


Feiglin Issues Interim Note on Medical Cannabis Law

JewishPress Logo

After a Thursday meeting that lasted almost three hours, with the Health Minister, MKs Moshe Feiglin (Likud) and Tamar Zandberg (Meretz) issued the following joint statement:

“Today, a meeting was conducted on the cannabis issue at the Health Minister’s office, initiated by MK Moshe Feiglin and MK Tamar Zandberg.

“No decisions were made at the meeting but there was broad agreement that any patient in need of medical treatment with cannabis entitled to one.

MK Moshe Feiglin: “It is difficult for the medical establishment to accept that there is a drug that’s not man-made, and in fact we have no control over it, we do not understand how it works, but has remarkable medical outcomes. ‘ God created mankind upright, but they have gone in search of many schemes’ (Ecclesiastes 7:29). We hope we will all be able to transcend the schemes and to pave a straight path that will give relief to thousands of patients.”

MK Tamar Zandberg: “Cannabis has long been recognized, even in Israel, as containing medical benefits. Official policy so far has been to ignore, repress and delay treatment for patients. All eyes are on the new minister, to impose a more progressive policy in this area. We’re talking about actual relief of the pain and suffering of thousands of patients.”

Jewish Press News Briefs

About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

One Response to “Feiglin Issues Interim Note on Medical Cannabis Law”

  1. Charlie Hall says:

    '“It is difficult for the medical establishment to accept that there is a drug that’s not man-made, and in fact we have no control over it, we do not understand how it works, but has remarkable medical outcomes.'

    This is a lie. I personally am a collaborator on a medical cannabis review right now.

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
ISIS hackers call themselves  the 'Islamic State Hacking Division.'
ISIS Hackers Post ‘Hit List’ of US Military Staff, Says ‘Kill Them, Behead Them’

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/feiglin-issues-interim-note-on-medical-cannabis-law/2013/04/26/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: