Is Israel’s Medical Marijuana Leader Coming To America?

Forty-two other companies applied for the licenses, including a handful of health groups with Jewish ties.

ISRAEL:  Israel’s leading producer of medical marijuana is joining a local group vying for a coveted license to distribute the drug in New York State. Tikun Olam, which serves about a third of Israeli medical marijuana patients, has joined forces with the Compassionate Care Center of New York (CCCNY) in hopes of winning one of Read the full article…

Pro-Marijuana Views Unite Feiglin And Leftists In Israel

Likud Knesset member Moshe Feiglin says he does not smoke pot, but his pro-marijuana views draw him unlikely allies from the left.

ISRAEL: On the bustling bourgeois avenue of Tel Aviv’s Ibn Givrol Street, beneath a portico and next to a high-end hair salon, it smells like college. Aside from a small green sign, the clinic is unidentifiable, its one window blocked with a sheet and covered with chains. A single metal door is guarded by a man Read the full article…