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'Marijuana hub' - Thailand fully legalizes recreational cannabis

The southeast Asian tourist hub has made a 180 degree turnaround from imposing harsh prison sentences on weed users to supporting its use.

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First time for everything: Israel begins exporting cannabis seeds

A cannabis legalization activist blames the Likud for still trying to stymie efforts to get medical marijuana legalized in Israel.

First time for everything: Israel begins exporting cannabis player

MDA station director arrested for alleged drug use

3 people at central MDA station arrested on suspicion of using cannabis drugs after police raid.

MDA station director arrested for alleged drug use

House votes to decriminalize marijuana

The US House of Representatives voted to decriminalizing marijuana on a federal level in another win for the cannabis industry.

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Pres. Herzog: Erase criminal records of cannabis users

President, Justice Minister Sa'ar seek to erase criminal record of all convicted of cannabis use or possession for personal consumption.

Pres. Herzog: Erase criminal records of cannabis users

Why do people love CBD topicals?

One of the major benefits of these products is that they are applied to the skin rather than being ingested

Why do people love CBD topicals?

Israeli woman jailed in Belarus freed, returning to Israel

Maya Reiten-Stoll returning to Israel after being released, following weeks in Belarus jail over cannabis.

Israeli woman jailed in Belarus freed, returning to Israel

Five arrested after police uncover hydroponic cannabis lab

Police discover explosives, hydroponic cannabis plants, in search operation in northern Israel.

Five arrested after police uncover hydroponic cannabis lab

Israeli study finds cannabis oil effective in treating autism

Researchers at Tel Aviv University say cannabis oil offers surprising results in experiments aimed at treating autism.

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British man jailed for manslaughter after killing girlfriend in cannabis-induced psychosis

Jake Notman 'totally lost touch with reality' after consuming cannabis-laced cookie. He then stabbed, strangled, & ran over his girlfriend.

British man kills girlfriend in cannabis-induced psychosis

In Ontario, Uber Eats now allows orders for cannabis

New arrangement will help Canadians procure 'safe, legal,' cannabis, Uber spokesperson says.

In Ontario, Uber Eats now allows orders for cannabis

Knesset passes Cannabis Law in 1st reading after Ra'am changes vote

MK Mansour Abbas changes Ra'am party's vote to support MK Haskel's Cannabis Law after it was changed to apply to medical cannabis only.

Knesset passes Cannabis Law in 1st reading

Toddler hospitalized after ingesting cannabis cookies

'For such a small girl, she was exposed to a large amount of hash,' Dr. Noa Rosenfeld, top doctor at Assuta Hospital, says.

Toddler hospitalized after ingesting cannabis cookies

Knesset nixes vote on bill to decriminalize cannabis

United Arab List vetoes bill to decriminalize smoking cannabis, forcing coalition to nix vote.

Knesset nixes vote on bill to decriminalize cannabis

Ra'am to oppose cannabis law: 'Religious matter'

Coalition struggles to garner enough votes for bill to decriminalize marijuana possession soon after failing to pass Citizenship Law.

Ra'am to oppose cannabis law: 'Religious matter'

Sacha Baron Cohen sues cannabis company for using Borat in ad

Citing his religious beliefs as an observant Jew, Cohen said that he would never advertise for a cannabis product.

Sacha Baron Cohen sues cannabis company for using Borat in ad

Coming soon: Get high with Uber

Uber shows interest in cannabis delivery once legal. It is currenty legal in 16 states.

Coming soon: Get high with Uber

Cannabis: Decriminalize, but don't legalize - learn from the US debacle, don't copy it!

Research from 50 years ago proving  that " weed ain't dangerous" is totally irrelevant to today's much more potent product. See why. Op-ed.

Cannabis: Decriminalize, but don't legalize!

Official Israeli recommendation: Free cannabis use from age 21

Inter-ministerial team for cannabis reform presents conclusions, legalization of cannabis for adults, barriers to use among youth.

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Rabbi Peretz: Cannabis use will lead to more dangerous drugs

Minister of Jerusalem, Rabbi Peretz on law legalizing cannabis use 'Relief for sick - yes, gateway to world of drugs for teenagers - no.'

Rabbi Peretz: Cannabis use will lead to more dangerous drugs

Ministers approve decriminalization of cannabis use

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves MK Sharren Haskel's bill to end prosecutions of consumers of cannabis.

Ministers approve decriminalization of cannabis use

Minister Ohana: State examining reducing cannabis penalties

Public Security Minister tells Supreme Court he seeks to 'minimize harm' to citizens convicted of cannabis use or possession.

State examining reducing cannabis penalties

Study: Ancient Israelites used cannabis in Temple worship

Burned cannabis remains found on alter of First-Temple era Jewish shrine in Tel Arad, suggesting widespread cultic use of the drug.

Study: Ancient Israelites used cannabis in Temple worship

5 Key Differences Between CBD and CBDA

CBDA is cannabidiolic acid. It is one of the many compounds found in cannabis and hemp. CBDA is abundant in live plants.

5 Key Differences Between CBD and CBDA

Government to expunge criminal records for cannabis use

The Minister of Justice called on members of the public to apply for expungement of criminal regords for cannabis use.

Government to expunge criminal records for cannabis use

Netanyahu backs legalization of recreational cannabis

PM says Justice Minister to look into following Canadian model on decriminalization of recreational cannabis.

Netanyahu backs legalization of recreational cannabis

French justice protects criminals

French justice protects criminals

Police: Driver was 'ticking time bomb'

Police say driver Yonatan Fadida, who ran over cyclists Tomer Weinstein and Yaniv Lugassi, was driving wildly while disqualified.

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Belgian Jew launches Europe’s first mass-produced cannabis bread

Cannabread will be available for purchase in Carrefour supermarkets in Brussels and two other Belgian cities later in November.

Belgian Jew launches Europe’s first mass-produced cannabis bread

Rapper Snoop Dogg to promote an Israeli cannabis tech startup

The American rapper, an outspoken advocate of marijuana use, is the new brand representative for Israeli cannabis tech startup Seedo.

Rapper Snoop Dogg to promote an Israeli cannabis tech startup

Barak: 'Cannabis industry positions waiting for Netanyahu'

Former Prime Minister Barak: 'After we relieve Netanyahu in week from post as Prime Minister, he has many vacancies just waiting for him.'

Barak: 'Cannabis industry positions waiting for Netanyahu'

Vaping marijuana with CBD vape pen helps to avoid many diseases

Initial research suggests multiple health benefits of CBD compound found in cannabis, vaping marijuana avoids dangers of smoking it.

Vaping marijuana with CBD vape pen helps to avoid many diseases

Hezbollah's latest victims: Syrian high school students

Hezbollah members sell drugs to Damascus-area high school students, capitalizing on the trauma and distress, local residents say.

Hezbollah's latest victims: Syrian high school students

Growing weed - in a daycare

Marijuana plants, bag of cannabis, found in daycare in central Israel.

Growing weed - in a daycare

Chinese medical firm teams up with Israeli cannabis company

China's Thalys medical tech company signs agreement with Israeli medical marijuana company.

Chinese medical firm teams up with Israeli cannabis company

Israel partially decriminalizes marijuana

Israeli plan to partially decriminalize marijuana possession goes into effect.

Israel partially decriminalizes marijuana

The Cannabis Election

I haven’t smoked marijuana for 35 years. When I became a ba'al tshuva and discovered the joy of Torah, I didn’t need grass anymore. Opinion.

The Cannabis Election

From the Israeli Press: Weed and wisdom

From the Israeli Press: Weed and wisdom

Legalizing marijuana for non-medical use: A heaping pot of hypocrisy

Legalizing marijuana for non-medical use: A heaping pot of hypocrisy

Dope-dealing ring on messaging app busted in Israel

Dozens of suspects in Israel and abroad arrested on suspicious of trafficking drugs.

Dope-dealing ring on messaging app busted in Israel