Israeli Company Offers Medical Benefits of Marijuana without the High

Editor’s Note:

Marijuana is in the US news this week, so it’s interesting to explore a potential medical marijuana breakthrough from an Israeli company called Tikun Olam.

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Logo: BBC website.

November 3, 2012

Israeli firm’s new medical marijuana

By Yolande Knell – BBC News, Jerusalem

Excerpt:

Cannabis is an illegal drug in Israel but this facility is allowed to operate under a government licence.  The company that runs it, Tikun Olam, uses organic methods to grow different kinds of cannabis for medical use.  Now, it has developed a new strain that could change the image of the drug.  It does not give users the characteristic high or get them “stoned.”

Read complete article here.

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