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NY Gov Cuomo Signs Bill Approving Medical Marijuana to Treat PTSD

"If there are veterans that are suffering and we can make a treatment available, we want to."

TAU Study Links Cannabis Use in Adolescence to Schizophrenia

"Those who have psychiatric disorders in their families should bear in mind that they're playing with fire if they smoke pot during adolescence."

The ‘High’ of a Good Night’s Sleep

"Close to 20 percent of the population in the West suffer from insomnia."

Israel Wants Cannabis Export, Licenses 40 Farms

A year ago, Health Minister Jacob Litzmann (UTJ) objected on moral grounds to exporting cannabis, but he appears to have changed his mind and voted to approve the new proposed legislation.

Israel Launches Weed Decriminalization Reform

An inter-ministerial team will work on amendments to existing laws, regulations as well as on other necessary changes before putting the new policy into action.

Kalytera Therapeutics Acquires Israeli Cannabis Drugmaker

'The results of Talent’s Phase 2 clinical studies are unprecedented, and mark a major milestone in the potential prevention and treatment of this severe and life-threatening disease.'

Public Security Minister to Decriminalize Weed

Decriminalizing cannabis use does not make it legal in Israel, rather it will be downgraded to a level comparable to J-walking.

Knesset to Weigh Decriminalizing Weed as War on Drugs Authority Flips

The Drug Authority's Chief Scientist, Yossi Fisch, noted that the incidence of Marijuana serving as a "gateway drug" is "negligible, zero."

Teva Marketing Marijuana Inhaler in Israel

It comes down to control: the most outstanding feature of the new inhaler is that it delivers precise doses, allowing physicians to monitor and curtail their patients' cannabis consumption.

Israeli Physician Advocates Legalizing Cannabis Completely

A family doctor in southern Israel says it's time to legalize cannabis and other drugs, and instead regulate and tax them like alcohol.

Agriculture Minister: Israeli Farmers Will Export Cannabis in Two Years

The program regulating the medical cannabis industry was approved by the Israeli government some two months ago.

Knesset Committee Wants Less War on Cannabis, More War on Alcohol

The committee heard the Israel Anti-Drug Authority CEO, Yair Geller, has resigned about a year and a half after being suspended for his role in a bribery scandal,

New Training Program Prepares Israeli Doctors to Prescribe Medical Cannabis

Israeli doctors will soon be able to prescribe medical cannabis for their patients.

Medical Marijuana to be Available at Pharmacies

Acting Health Minister Yaakov Litzman says it will be supervised like any other drug that is considered a narcotic.

Israeli Scientists Testing Cannabis Treatment for Diabetes

Israeli scientists are testing a new therapy - with cannabis -- for diabetes.

Israeli Marijuana Companies Smoking Up Wall Street

Cannabis is being touted as a cure for diseases from diabetes to Parkinson’s and epilepsy.

Police Find 3.5 Tons of Marijuana North of Tel Aviv [video]

Police arrested three men from central Israel on Friday after confiscating 3.5 tons of marijuana in a raid on a farm that was hidden...

Moshe Feiglin Loses His Cool Over Cannabis

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Cannabis and Liberty

This Sunday, my legislative proposal on medical marijuana will be brought to a vote in the Ministerial Legislative Committee.

Tel Aviv U Researcher Says Marijuana Can Halt Brain Damage

Marijuana is known to have therapeutic qualities. A Tel Aviv Univ. professor now says a very low dosage of grass also can prevent brain damage. A new study may reach the same conclusion for the heart.

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