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Israeli woman jailed in Belarus freed, returning to Israel

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.

Five arrested after police uncover hydroponic cannabis lab

Five arrested after police uncover hydroponic cannabis lab

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

Israeli study finds cannabis oil effective in treating autismplayer

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.

British man kills girlfriend in cannabis-induced psychosis

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.

In Ontario, Uber Eats now allows orders for cannabis

In Ontario, Uber Eats now allows orders for cannabis

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

Knesset passes Cannabis Law in 1st reading

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.

Toddler hospitalized after ingesting cannabis cookies

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.

Knesset nixes vote on bill to decriminalize cannabis

Knesset nixes vote on bill to decriminalize cannabis

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

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

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.

Sacha Baron Cohen sues cannabis company for using Borat in ad

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.

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.

Cannabis: Decriminalize, but don't legalize!

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.

Official recommendation: Free cannabis use from age 21player

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.

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.'

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Police: Driver was 'ticking time bomb'player

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.

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.

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.

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.'

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.

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.

Growing weed - in a daycare

Growing weed - in a daycare

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

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.

Israel partially decriminalizes marijuana

Israel partially decriminalizes marijuana

Israeli plan to partially decriminalize marijuana possession goes into effect.

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.

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.

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.'

'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.

Feiglin: Cannabis legalization non-negotiableplayer

Feiglin: Cannabis legalization non-negotiable

"No one will establish a government without legalization," Zehut chairman says, noting his party will demand finance, education portfolios.

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.

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.'

Global leaders in cannabis gather at Tel Aviv conferenceplayer

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.

South Africa Highest Court legalizes cannabis useplayer

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.

Watch: Raid on cannabis farmplayer

Watch: Raid on cannabis farm

Border Police raid hydro farm in Kiryat Gat, arrest three suspects; remand extended until Sunday.

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.