Israeli newspaper Haaretz on Aug. 15 featured an interview with the "King of Israel's Medical Marijuana Industry," Aharon Lutzky—who rose to this position by chance.
Israel's Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman announced on Monday that medical marijuana will now be available at pharmacies with a prescription.
Today, Israel boasts one of the world’s most advanced medical marijuana programs and has become a leader in cannabis research and applications. Dr. Yehuda Baruch left the Ministry of Health earlier this year and entered the private sector, helping found One World Ca...
Cannabis legalization as a political platform in Israel has traditionally been the domain of the on-the-fringe Green Leaf Party. But mainstream parties seem to be moving toward a more progressive position where the herb is concerned.