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…

International Cannabis Industry Leaders To Convene At The CannaTech House In Davos, Switzerland

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ISRAEL:  The world’s top cannabis industry leaders will convene in an unprecedented gathering in Davos, Switzerland from January 22-25.  Ehud Barak, former Israeli Prime Minister and Chairman of InterCure, Roei Zerahia CEO CANNDOC, Yona Levy CEO of Alvit and Tefen, Eyal Barad CEO Cannabics,  Lorne Gertner Chairman of Hiku Brands, Jason Warnock CEO of TheraCann Read the full article…

Greater Cannabis Company Inks Distribution Agreement With iCAN: Israel Cannabis

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ISRAEL: The Greater Cannabis Company, a biopharmaceutical company focused on development and commercialization of innovative delivery systems for the Cannabis market, has entered into a letter of intent with iCAN Cannabis  to expand distribution of its eluting patch platform into key global markets. The eluting patch platform is an innovative delivery system, which uses a patented Read the full article…

MJNews Exclusive Interview With Saul Kaye, CEO/Founder iCAN: Israel Cannabis

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Since the 1960s, Israel has led the world in medical cannabis research. Now, as international markets emerge for legal medical cannabis, the country is poised to become a major global player.  Recently, the Israeli Parliament caused a great deal of industry excitement when it passed a bill that would pave the way for Israel to become an exporter of both Read the full article…