Cannabis News Box

New Mexico’s medical cannabis program welcomes surge of enrollment from out-of-staters

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 5, 2019

Out-of-state enrollment for New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program has given the patient count a boost. Three-year patient cards have been issued to 130 patients residing outside of the southwestern U.S. state, which legalized medical cannabis back in 2007; making it the 12th U.S. state to do so. ...

Israel decriminalizes adult-use cannabis during Tel Aviv CannaTech conference

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 9, 2019

Possessing a homegrown cannabis plant in Israel is no longer punishable by law, thanks to a new batch of Israeli laws that decriminalize possession of the plant and its matter. Israeli civilians who carry small amounts of weed on their person in public without first obtaining a doctor’s note wi...

Business deals with Canada contribute to Israel’s status as pioneer in medical cannabis R&D

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 3, 2018

Israel, the country that has been dubbed the “Start-up Nation” by many, is on track to become the global leader in medical cannabis. Currently, Israel’s medical cannabis industry is steadily developing and with promising results. Canada has greatly contributed to Israel’s success in the medi...

Cannabis legalization in Israel could bring in $675 million in annual tax revenue

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 12, 2018

Israel’s cannabis market has the potential to completely transform the economy, with the country expected to pull in an estimated $1.8 billion every single year, should the industry be legalized in its entirety. Taxes will not be paid on this amount, but if the green plant is legalized fully for ...

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