Israel to become major exporter of medical cannabis
Israel may soon start exporting medical cannabis to countries where it is legal for medicinal use, following the recommendation of a government committee approved earlier this week by the ministries of health and finance.
The committee recommended allowing the export of cannabis smoking products, oils, tablets and evaporation-based products from local growers who meet certain quality standards for growth, production, storage, distribution and supply-chain security.
Finance Ministry Director-General Shai Babad told Ynet that because Israel is one of the most advanced countries in researching and developing medical cannabis, “quite a few countries that have already contacted us” about the possibility of export.
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