Israel plans to begin exporting medical marijuana overseas, the nation’s agriculture minister said, a decision that comes soon after the government approved steps to make MMJ more widely available to patients in the country.
The Times of Israel reported the shipments would begin “soon.”
He added that his ministry has taken steps to establish facilities for research and trials involving cannabis cultivation.
Ariel said he plans to approve a request to export MMJ abroad.
In June, the Israeli government approved a plan to remove curbs on medical cannabis cultivation and make the plant more available to more than 23,000 patients, according to the Times of Israel.