Aiming High: Israel Expects To Export $1 Billion Worth Of Medical Cannabis Annually
Both within and outside of Israel, there is optimism about the country’s potential in the cannabis sector.
Israel is considered a pioneer in marijuana research mainly thanks to Prof. Raphael Mechoulam of the Hebrew University, who is known as the father of medical cannabis.
Beginning his research in Israel in the 1960s, he was the first scientist in the world to identify various compounds of cannabis, including THC, the chemical known for causing a “high.”
Since then, Israeli researchers have continued to push the boundaries, from using cannabis to kill cancer cells, to applying micro-dosing techniques to heal brain damage.
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