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Although Israel is one of the leaders in medical cannabis research, Israel is behind other countries in creating legal outlines for its use, both medical and recreational.
Canada’s Kashrut Council considered the issue after MedReleaf, a producer of medical marijuana, inquired about obtaining certification.
Olmert, the company said, will "help promote Univo's business goals both in Israel and globally, and will support the company’s future fundraising efforts."
By EYTAN HALON
Israel leads the world in medicinal marijuana R&D with nearly 300 Israeli growers, entrepreneurs and manufacturers receiving licenses to produce medicinal cannabis.
By MAX SCHINDLER
Health Minister Yaakov Litzman announced on Thursday evening that medical cannabis will be available by prescription rather than with Health Ministry permission for certain medical conditions.
Masked and armed robbers raided a legal medical cannabis farm in the Sea of Galilee area, taking an unknown amount of cannabis. Police are investigating the incident.
By TAMAR BEERI
Now, Daniel Birnbaum - who continues to head SodaStream after the acquisition - is increasingly focusing on another type of growth: medical cannabis.
Alon, aged 54, was appointed as the IDF's project director for Iran issues in July 2018 by then-chief of staff Gadi Eisenkot to deal with Iran’s nuclear program.
Over 1,000 cannabis plants and equipment connected to the drugs were seized during the police operation, during which over 160 kilograms of the substances were seized.
"I have supported the export of medical cannabis from Israel all along, and I welcome the government's approval today," says Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon.
Israel is already considered a world leader in cannabis production, and the legalization of exports will boost the sector even more.
By URI BOLLAG
The fund, which will manage $30 million in capital, will invest in medical and agricultural applications for cannabis technology, in retail and e-commerce and in pure research.
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