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…

iCAN: Israel Cannabis CEO: “Cannabis to Become as Important to Israel’s Economy as High-Tech”

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ISRAEL: In a long-awaited move, the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, has finally approved the export of medical cannabis allowing Israel to fully participate in the exploding cannabis industry world-wide. Saul Kaye, CEO of iCAN: Israel-Cannabis issued the following statement: “This is a long overdue but welcome development.  iCAN has been diligently working together with Israeli regulators to further the growth of the cannabis industry Read the full article…

Study: CBD-Rich Cannabis Mitigates Symptoms In Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

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ISRAEL: The daily administration of CBD-dominant cannabis extracts is associated with improved outcomes in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and severe behavioral problems, according to clinical data published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Israeli researchers assessed the efficacy of whole-plant cannabis extracts in a cohort of children with ASD. Participants were administered extracts containing a Read the full article…

Study: Patients With Tourette Syndrome Report Benefits From Cannabis

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ISRAEL: Patients suffering from Tourette syndrome (TS) report symptomatic benefits following the use of medical cannabis, according to data published in the journal Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. Israeli researchers surveyed 42 patients with TS who had approval from the Health Ministry to use medical marijuana. Subjects typically reported reduced tic severity, better sleep, and improved mood following cannabis administration. Read the full article…