iCAN: Israel-Cannabis And Headquarters Announce Strategic Partnership

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ISRAEL: iCAN: Israel-Cannabis, Israel’s leading cannabis incubator and Headquarters (HQ), a Los Angeles based product accelerator and cannabis license holder with distribution and manufacturing facilities, have formed a strategic partnership to identify the most innovative Israeli cannabis companies and products, and provide them with access to the California market, via distribution, sales and marketing support. Saul Kaye, Read the full article…

Global Cannabis Business Leaders, Scientists, Technologists & Thought Leaders Gather For CannaTech Cape Town, South Africa, November 24 – 26, 2019

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ISRAEL: As the global medical cannabis market continues to expand and increasing numbers of countries around the globe legalize its use, the renowned CannaTech Summit will take place for the first time on the African Continent in Cape Town, South Africa, November 24 – 26 at The Lookout, V&A Waterfront. With estimates that the cannabis Read the full article…

iCAN: Israel-Cannabis CEO Saul Kaye Comments on New Israeli Cannabis Initiatives

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ISRAEL: Kupat Holim Meuhedet, Israel’s third largest health maintenance organization (HMO), announced yesterday that it was opening an internal cannabis unit using a digitalized system that will allow for significantly faster medical cannabis approval for patients in need. In the framework of the new independent unit, the family doctor will transfer the request of the Meuhedet Read the full article…

China’s Thalys And iCAN: Israel-Cannabis Sign MOU For Co-Investment In Cannabis & Hemp Related Startups

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ISRAEL: Thalys Medical Technology, a leading Chinese healthcare conglomerate listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (603716.SS), signed a Memorandum of Understanding with iCAN Israel-Cannabis, Israel’s leading medical cannabis incubator. Thalys and iCAN will come together to create a unique partnership to advance the development of early stage incubated companies that focus on the creation of medical technology, Read the full article…

iCAN Secures Financing Through A Convertible Loan Of CAD $4 million (US $3 million)

l to r. Jesse Kaplan, Plaza Capital, Sruli Weinreb, Plaza Capital, Saul Kaye, CEO, iCAN: Israel-Cannabis.signing the agreement.

ISRAEL: iCAN: Israel-Cannabis has announced that it has issued a secured convertible loan in the amount of CAD $4,000,000 to a group of investors led by Plaza Capital. The principal amount of each Convertible Security, plus accrued interest shall be convertible, for no additional consideration, into common shares of the Company at the option of the holders at Read the full article…

OWC Pharmaceutical Research To Collaborate With Sourasky Medical Center In Tel Aviv For Safety Study On Its Cannabis-Based Tablets

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ISRAEL: OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp., the company transforming cannabis into scientifically proven and clinically approved medical solutions, announces an agreement with the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Fund. The medical center will perform a single-dose, randomized crossover study to compare the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of OWC’s tablet with Buccal Sativex in healthy adult volunteers. The Read the full article…

CannaTech Tel Aviv 2019 Returns April 1-3, 2019

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ISRAEL: Israel’s CannaTech conference returns to Tel Aviv, the global capital of medical cannabis –  a place where innovative Israeli researchers and scientists, high tech experts and “Start-Up Nation” entrepreneurs have fused their knowledge and skills with other world leaders in the industry to develop cutting edge expertise. The main events will take place at Trask, in the Read the full article…

Global Science & Business Leaders Converge For Panama’s First Medical Cannabis Conference February 12-13, 2019

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ISRAEL: The world’s leading cannabis researchers and scientists, ag-tech, pharma experts, regulators, investors, and entrepreneurs will share their knowledge about the burgeoning medical cannabis industry at CannaTech Panama, Panama’s first ever international Summit for Accelerating Medical Cannabis Innovation. The main event will take place February 12-13, 2019 at the Central Hotel in Casco Viejo. According to Saul Read the full article…

Study: CBD-Dominant Cannabis Oil Safe And Effective In Autistic Patients

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ISRAEL: The administration of plant-derived cannabis extracts is effective and well-tolerated in patients diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), according to data published in the journal Scientific Reports. Israeli investigators assessed the safety and efficacy of the daily administration of CBD-enriched cannabis oil (consisting of 30 percent CBD and 1.5 percent THC) in a cohort of 188 patients with ASD. Of Read the full article…

New Study: Children With Autism See Improvement After Treatment With Tikun Olam High-CBD, Low-THC Medical Cannabis

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NEW YORK: Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) see a “significant” improvement in symptoms and less reliance on other medications after treatment with Tikun Olam’s Avidekel™ medical cannabis, as confirmed by a new study published in Scientific Reports. The two-year study, “Real Life Experience Of Medical Cannabis Treatment In Autism: Analysis Of Safety And Efficacy,” followed 188 Read the full article…