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Israel Is Blazing A Trail In Medical Marijuana

Mar 25, 2017 at 6:00 AM ET

Israel is blazing a trail in the field of medical marijuana. The Israeli government will soon allow local industries to export medical-grade cannabis. More than 500 Israeli companies have applied for licenses to grow and export marijuana. They will combine their expertise in agriculture, technology, and cannabis-based medicine. Over 100 studies in Israel are looking into the potential health benefits of cannabis.  By 2025, the global market for medical marijuana is expected to reach $50 billion.