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Coming soon: Get high with Uber

Coming soon: Get high with Uber

Uber shows interest in cannabis delivery once legal. It is currenty legal in 16 states.Arutz Sheva News, 13/04/2021 14:02
Cannabis: Decriminalize, but don't legalize - learn from the US debacle, don't copy it!

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.Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Hirsch  , 19/11/2020 12:56
Official Israeli recommendation: Free cannabis use from age 21

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2020 14:14
Rabbi Peretz: Cannabis use will lead to more dangerous drugs

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2020 17:41
Ministers approve decriminalization of cannabis use

Ministers approve decriminalization of cannabis use

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves MK Sharren Haskel's bill to end prosecutions of consumers of cannabis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2020 15:01
Minister Ohana: State examining reducing cannabis penalties

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2020 19:25
Study: Ancient Israelites used cannabis in Temple worship

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.Gary Willig, 31/05/2020 12:34
5 Key Differences Between CBD and CBDA

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.Guest Post , 04/03/2020 19:25
Government to expunge criminal records for cannabis use

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2020 22:55
Netanyahu backs legalization of recreational cannabis

Netanyahu backs legalization of recreational cannabis

PM says Justice Minister to look into following Canadian model on decriminalization of recreational cannabis.AFP, 23/02/2020 20:20
French justice protects criminals

French justice protects criminals

The French justice system has lost its moral foundation in deciding that the murderer of Sarah Halimi is not fit to stand trial for temporary incapacity. Abraham Chicheportiche, 22/12/2019 09:01
Police: Driver was 'ticking time bomb'

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.Mordechai Sones, 19/12/2019 10:34
Belgian Jew launches Europe’s first mass-produced cannabis bread

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.JTA, 07/11/2019 19:55
Rapper Snoop Dogg to promote an Israeli cannabis tech startup

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 23/10/2019 21:26
Barak: 'Cannabis industry positions waiting for Netanyahu'

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.'Mordechai Sones, 10/09/2019 22:19
Vaping marijuana with CBD vape pen helps to avoid many diseases

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., 02/09/2019 19:39
Hezbollah's latest victims: Syrian high school students

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2019 09:40
Growing weed - in a daycare

Growing weed - in a daycare

Marijuana plants, bag of cannabis, found in daycare in central Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 17:06
Chinese medical firm teams up with Israeli cannabis company

Chinese medical firm teams up with Israeli cannabis company

China's Thalys medical tech company signs agreement with Israeli medical marijuana company.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2019 18:09
Israel partially decriminalizes marijuana

Israel partially decriminalizes marijuana

Israeli plan to partially decriminalize marijuana possession goes into effect.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/04/2019 15:41
The Cannabis Election

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.Tzvi Fishman, 27/03/2019 16:24
From the Israeli Press: Weed and wisdom

From the Israeli Press: Weed and wisdom

A state should attempt to interfere as little as possible in the lives of its citizens, but still, governments forbid certain dangerous activities and behaviors. Is danger the real issue in smoking cannabis?Rabbi. Chaim Navon, 26/03/2019 13:44
Legalizing marijuana for non-medical use: A heaping pot of hypocrisy

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

Let's take a closer look as liberals blindly jump aboard the marijuana bandwagon and not a word of concern is to be heard. Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 24/03/2019 10:49
Dope-dealing ring on messaging app busted in Israel

Dope-dealing ring on messaging app busted in Israel

Dozens of suspects in Israel and abroad arrested on suspicious of trafficking drugs.AFP, 12/03/2019 14:38
Smotrich: Feiglin is 'irresponsible'

Smotrich: Feiglin is 'irresponsible'

National Union chair slams Zehut chair over cannabis legalization statements. 'If so, he won't enter government as long as it's up to me.'Hezki Baruch, 12/03/2019 13:24
'I won't support drug legalization just because it's popular'

'I won't support drug legalization just because it's popular'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett says 'soft drugs' must be proven to not be dangerous for him to support legalization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2019 20:20
Feiglin: Cannabis legalization non-negotiable

Feiglin: Cannabis legalization non-negotiable

"No one will establish a government without legalization," Zehut chairman says, noting his party will demand finance, education portfolios.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 05/03/2019 14:55
Israeli Cabinet approves export of medical cannabis

Israeli Cabinet approves export of medical cannabis

Cabinet okays export of medicinal marijuana, paving way for sales to Australia, Germany, Austria, and Mexico.Marcy Oster, JTA, 29/01/2019 07:46
Moshe Feiglin: 'Cannabis must be legalized'

Moshe Feiglin: 'Cannabis must be legalized'

Zehut conditions future political agreements on legalization: 'One who broke law to acquire medicine he needs will receive my full backing.'Mordechai Sones, 27/12/2018 12:15
Global leaders in cannabis gather at Tel Aviv conference

Global leaders in cannabis gather at Tel Aviv conference

Cannabis recognized as effective form of medication in treating pain and diseases; Tel Aviv cannabis conference shows best on offer today.Mordechai Sones, 17/10/2018 13:10
South Africa Highest Court legalizes cannabis use

South Africa Highest Court legalizes cannabis use

South Africa's top court rules private and personal cannabis use legal in climax case; public use and sale remains illegal.Mordechai Sones, 18/09/2018 16:56
Watch: Raid on cannabis farm

Watch: Raid on cannabis farm

Border Police raid hydro farm in Kiryat Gat, arrest three suspects; remand extended until Sunday.Mordechai Sones, 29/08/2018 15:00
Study: Cannabis oil 80% successful in helping autistic children

Study: Cannabis oil 80% successful in helping autistic children

Israeli research shows CBD has 80% success rate in reducing problematic behavior among children with autism spectrum disorders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2018 18:30
Bill reducing penalty for pot use approved

Bill reducing penalty for pot use approved

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves bill decriminalizing marijuana use. 'This is a step forward for full legalization.'Tzvi Lev, 18/02/2018 19:42
Report: Israel froze marijuana exports at Trump's request

Report: Israel froze marijuana exports at Trump's request

Report claims PM Netanyahu canned plan to export marijuana due to pressure from US Pres. Trump.JTA, Arutz Sheva, 09/02/2018 10:27
How did Israel become a world leader in medical marijuana?

How did Israel become a world leader in medical marijuana?

How Israel has taken the world to new 'highs' when it comes to medical marijuana research.Tzvi Lev, 19/09/2017 12:00
California, Tel Aviv firms to jointly develop cannabis therapies

California, Tel Aviv firms to jointly develop cannabis therapies

Israel 'at forefront of cannabinoid-based research in world' and therefore is 'perfect place to start development of these products.'Mordechai Sones, 19/07/2017 12:31
New research center focuses on the effects of cannabinoids

New research center focuses on the effects of cannabinoids

Hebrew University launches multidisciplinary center for cannabinoid research.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2017 14:22
'Israel - the nexus for cannabis innovation'

'Israel - the nexus for cannabis innovation'

Watch: Participants of CannaTech 2017 speak about the developing field in which Israel is one of the leading countriesILTV, 03/04/2017 11:50
'We're setting goals for the ministries'

'We're setting goals for the ministries'

PM Netanyahu speaks about regulation of cannabis, economy, and the goals government ministries set for themselves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2017 13:03
US company buys Israeli medical cannabis startup

US company buys Israeli medical cannabis startup

“Kalytera” pays over $10 million for Israeli “talent biotechs” firm - renowned for cannabis-based medical therapies.ILTV, 23/02/2017 02:04
Teva to market, distribute medical cannabis inhaler in Israel

Teva to market, distribute medical cannabis inhaler in Israel

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to become the first major medical company to market and distribute a cannabis inhaler.JTA, 30/11/2016 03:53
Be careful, Californians: Grass can kill

Be careful, Californians: Grass can kill

A warning to the states that legalized marijuana. Tzvi Fishman, 13/11/2016 06:59
'Dr. Cannabis' gets 46 months in jail

'Dr. Cannabis' gets 46 months in jail

Tel Aviv district court sentences Dr. Avraham Dotan to 46 months in jail and 18 month suspended sentence for cannabis-related crimes.Shlomo Piotrokowski, 08/09/2016 17:06
Bag of cannabis found in Knesset bathroom

Bag of cannabis found in Knesset bathroom

'Who's been smoking grass in the Knesset bathroom?'Tal Polon, 20/07/2016 18:03
Health Minister supply cannabis only to deserving

Health Minister supply cannabis only to deserving

In a Ger-Hasidic convention, MK LIitzman discussed his cannabis reform, child allowance fund.Artuz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2016 15:47
Is pot kosher? If it's medicine, it doesn't matter

Is pot 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, 11/01/2016 12:14
Medical Marijuana to Be Legalized?

Medical Marijuana to Be Legalized?

Deputy Health Minister Litzman tells Knesset specialists will be allowed to prescribe medical cannabis.Gil Ronen, 27/07/2015 12:02
Minister: Law Would Turn Doctors into Drug Dealers

Minister: Law Would Turn Doctors into Drug Dealers

Medical marijuana debate continues, with Health Minister concerned over doctors’ role if drug is made easier to obtain.Maayana Miskin, 18/10/2013 11:23
 Washington, Colorado OK Recreational Marijuana

Washington, Colorado OK Recreational Marijuana

For the first time in history, the states of Washington and Colorado voted Tuesday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 07/11/2012 10:17