Cannabis News Box

Israel outruns Germany as the biggest global importer of medical cannabis-derived flower

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 30, 2020

The Middle Eastern country of Israel, renowned for being a "Holy Land" suffused with Abrahamic religions such as Christianity, Islam, Judaism and the Bahá'í Faith, has risen to prominence over the last few years as a hub for cannabis research. Now, according to the editor of Cannabis Magazine, Oren Lebo...

Israeli scientists discover ancient cannabis traces in sacred temple

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 11, 2020

Did the ancient Jews use weed in their religious practices? Based on what a team of Israeli archaeologists have unearthed, quite possibly so. A discovery procured from a historic temple located in southern Israel has provided evidence of “the use of mind-altering substances as part of cultic rituals in Ju...

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