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Results of Unprecedented Cannabis Study Unveiled at Jerusalem Health Conference
5/29/2016 UPDATE: The Israel National Institute For Health Policy Research has provided us with a copy of the initial results from the study Health Utilization and Characterization of Patients Using Medical Cannabis in Israel. Here are the real facts of the study: Israel is seeing a significant increase in the use of medical cannabis. The law approves its use for non-cancer and cancer pain, nausea and lack of appetite in cancer patients, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease and more. The number of licensed users in Israel currently reaches over 23,500 users. It was observed that no evaluation …
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Watch The Scientist: A New Medical Marijuana Documentary
“As scientists, indeed, as intellectuals, we should try always to be skeptical.” Just imagine: What if the cannabis plant and its astonishing range of healing properties had been suddenly discovered today in a remote forest? The find would send seismic shockwaves blasting through the scientific community overnight. The plant would immediately come under frantically intense study in every nation on earth, and the person who first identified the active compounds would be revered as an inspiring icon of medical science, forever. “The Scientist” is a documentary that traces the story of Dr. Mechoulam from his early days…. Well, thanks to …
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Israel: New CBD-Rich Strain ‘Avidekel’, Sets New Medicinal Standards with 15.8% CBD & 1% THC
“It was if there were divine intervention,” said Inbal Sikorin, the chief nurse at Hadarim retirement home in Kibbutz Naan, central Israel. “A few years ago, we found that we had lost the way, we had learned to prolong life, but without quality.” A number of Hadarim’s patients are currently subjects to an experiment being conducted by Israel’s largest and most established medical marijuana farm, Tikkun Olam. Israel’s Largest Established Medical Marijuana Farm The name of the farm is a Hebrew phrase that means, “repairing the world,” which is exactly what the ‘farmers’ aim to do. Their main focus is …