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Israeli medical cannabis pioneer hit with ‘temporary closure’

The largest supplier of medical marijuana in Israel is not distributing or selling products from its facility in Biriya after the Ministry of Health raised questions over a new drying process – but the company expects the facility to be up and running in a matter of days. Tikun Olam CEO Aharon Lutzky said the […]

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‘Breakthrough’ in South Korea as cannabis law gets major backer

A move to legalize medical marijuana in South Korea picked up a key backer, increasing its chances of approval by the end of this year. South Korea would be the only country in Asia, besides Israel, to approve medical cannabis for qualifying patients, which would mark a significant milestone in the global medical cannabis industry. India […]

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Israeli medical cannabis company partners with DC cultivator

A medical marijuana company in Israel that already has a business presence in the United States is expanding that footprint by partnering with a Washington DC-based MMJ grower. Tikun Olam, an Israeli MMJ firm that specializes in genetics, said in a news release that it’s going into business with Alternative Solutions, one of the few […]

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MA holding company helps Israeli MMJ firm expand US reach

Medical marijuana research firm Tikun Olam has expanded its partnership with a canna-centric Massachusetts holding company that will eventually increase the Israeli business’ U.S. footprint to seven states. Under its new agreement with Newton, Massachusetts-based holding company MariMed, Tikun Olam’s MMJ products will be grown, manufactured and sold in four states where MariMed has a presence – […]

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Israeli Medical Marijuana Patient Sues Government Over Pesticides

A medical marijuana patient in Israel whose license to grow his own cannabis was revoked in 2013 is suing Israel’s health ministry for providing him with cannabis that was contaminated with mold and dangerous pesticides that are illegal to use on foods. “Patient R,” as the plaintiff is known, is one of about a dozen […]

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New York Could Reveal MMJ License Winners Soon

The New York Health Department may announce winners of the five medical cannabis licenses up for grabs in the state as soon as Friday, according to a report in Fortune. The move would give companies enough time to start their operations and begin growing medical cannabis so they can meet demand when sales start next […]

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Israeli Company Developing ‘Designer’ MMJ Strains

An Israeli company is seeking government approval of a genetically bred cannabis strain that improves its medicinal value while reducing the psychological effects of marijuana. KanaboSeed – a joint venture formed by software developer BreedIT and licensed medical marijuana grower Seach Ltd. – submitted applications for approval of two strains with increased CBD content and […]

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