'It is permissible to smoke medical marijuana on Shabbat'

Rabbi of Ichilov Hospital rules that certain situations permit a patient to smoke marijuana on the Sabbath.Uzi Baruch, 6/29/2017, 11:18 AM

Will Israel's next big export item be marijuana?

Committee approves bill legalizing export of medicinal marijuana one month after Agriculture Ministry pledges investment into pot research.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2017, 7:32 PM

Super-Pharm taking steps to sell medical marijuana

Israel’s largest pharmacy chain is working with the government to implement reform that would make medical marijuana more widely available.JTA, 10/23/2016, 7:26 AM

Health Minister: 'I didn't consult rabbi over marijuana reform'

Litzman defends medical marijuana policy, slams Reform movement. 'Netanyahu needs to know that its us or them - he can't have both'.Rachel Kaplan, 6/28/2016, 12:44 PM

Gone to pot: Israel becoming world leader in medical marijuana

Israeli universities and start-ups leading research for a purified form of the drug, as trend towards legalization continues worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2016, 7:37 AM

Health Minister intends to distribute cannabis only to deserving

In a Ger-Hasidic convention, MK LIitzman discussed his cannabis reform, child allowance fund.Artuz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2016, 3:47 PM

Is marijuana kosher? If it's medicine, it doesn't matter

Following the OU’s certification, Canada’s Kashruth Council says medication need not be kosher.Shoshana Miskin, 1/11/2016, 12:14 PM

Watch: First Kosher certified medical marijuana

From today's ILTV edition. The first ever Kosher certified medical marijuana hits the market.ILTV, 1/1/2016, 3:45 AM

Medical marijuana to land in pharmacies 'soon'

Following approval by professional medical board, Health Minister's initiative to sell medical marijuana at pharmacies will be implemented.Moshe Cohen, 10/22/2015, 12:11 PM

Lapid: I Could Support Legalizing Marijuana

Surprise turnaround for former finance minister, after Lapid vehemently denied being involved in or promoting drug use in 2013.Tova Dvorin, 1/20/2015, 8:15 AM

Feiglin: Medical Marijuana Law Harms Patients

MK sends out letter to ministers condemning medical marijuana amendments, insisting they will 'invite corruption.'Tova Dvorin, 12/6/2013, 10:34 AM

Medical Marijuana Law to Move Forward

Legislation to approve widespread use of medical marijuana will move forward, with the help of Health Minister Yael German.David Lev, 10/20/2013, 4:00 PM

Top Israeli Doctor Against Medical Marijuana Expansion

Israel Medical Association Chairman Dr. Leonid Idelman says he opposes a proposed law to expand medical marijuana useDavid Lev, 10/17/2013, 5:20 PM

Govt. to Decide on Medical Marijuana Eligibility

Some 11,000 Israelis are currently being treated with medical marijuana – enough to catch the attention of the government and KnessetDavid Lev, 5/27/2013, 10:40 PM