Items tagged with cannabis and israel

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Cannabis legalization bill clears first hurdle [21.06.2020] A bill to legalize cannabis use in Israel was approved by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation, passing its first hurdle on the way to becoming ...
Government announces plan to advance cannabis legalization reforms [09.06.2020] The two biggest parties making up the new government said they would push for increased legalization of cannabis use, a week after the police ministe ...
Police minister backs eased enforcement against cannabis users [03.06.2020] Public Security Minister Amir Ohana signaled support for easing enforcement of laws against marijuana use. Ohana, whose ministry oversees the police, ...
Ancient people in the Kingdom of Judah may have gotten high off weed [29.05.2020] More than 2,700 years ago, worshipers at a "holy of holies" shrine in Israel may have gotten high on weed. Researchers discovered burnt cannabis and ...
Partial decriminalization of public cannabis use takes effect Sunday night [31.03.2019] Marijuana possession will be partially decriminalized at midnight Sunday night when a plan two years in the making goes into effect, replacing crimin ...
What is required for Jamaica to export its hi-grade ganja [11.02.2019] Jamaica’s decriminalisation of ganja in 2015 brought with it many expectations, one being the ability to export its hi-grade herb. With a relatively ...
Greece eyes pot of gold as medicinal cannabis licensed [19.11.2018] Greece issued the first licences to private companies for growing medicinal cannabis in the country, part of an attempt to tap a burgeoning market wo ...
Canada's legalization of marijuana could hurt farmers in poorer countries [17.10.2018] For decades poor farmers in countries like Jamaica and Morocco have risked the wrath of governments to grow cannabis as a cash crop. But as Canada be ...
Marijuana decriminalization leaps first legislative hurdle [08.03.2018] Lawmakers advanced a proposal to decriminalize personal recreational marijuana use, imposing fines rather than criminal penalties for first and secon ...
Cannabis legalization can yield NIS 2.3b tax bonanza, report says [24.01.2018] The legalization of the cannabis industry can lead to a boon of NIS 2.3 billion ($675 million) in tax revenues a year for Israel, according to a new ...
Israeli pot dealers boost business with high tech smokescreen [23.12.2017] Telegrass, an Israeli platform for drug-dealing, has won praise from its users but sparked alarm among drug counselors and police. Amos Dov Silver, a ...
Israel eases sanctions on home marijuana growers [04.12.2017] When it comes to throwing the book at marijuana growers, police are distinguishing between those growing pot for their own use and those growing it f ...
Marijuana decriminalization law inches toward approval [13.09.2017] Nine months after Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan initiated legislation to decriminalize, but not legalize, recreational cannabis use, his propo ...
Some Arab governments are rethinking harsh cannabis laws [12.04.2017] The Moroccan authorities look at the issue from the other direction. Though the government bans the production of cannabis, its growth is tolerated i ...
Israel officially decriminalizes marijuana [05.03.2017] The cabinet approved the decriminalized use of marijuana in Israel. According to the proposal formulated by the Public Security and Justice ministrie ...
Thousands call for full weed legalization at Tel Aviv rally [05.02.2017] Thousands of Israelis, including two lawmakers, demonstrated for the full legalization of cannabis, urging the government to go beyond the recently a ...
Israel moves to decriminalize marijuana use [26.01.2017] Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan announces support for new policy for enforcing marijuana use, which favors fines and educational initiatives, wi ...
Ship sails 450 kg of cannabis to Tel Aviv to fight drug ban [20.12.2016] A ship carrying 450 kilograms of cannabis set sail for Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Activists aboard claimed they were protesting the government’s refusal to ...
Top anti-drug body recommends pot decriminalization [13.12.2016] Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan is expected to deliver a formal dressing down to the heads of Israel’s leading anti-drug organization after t ...
Israel mulls decriminalizing cannabis [31.05.2016] The Justice Ministry is exploring the possibility of Israel decriminalizing the use of soft drugs such as cannabis, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked sa ...
Likud MK's bill urges cannabis decriminalization [24.01.2016] MK Sharren Haskel says more than a million Israelis occasionally use cannabis and that decriminalization for personal use over the age of 21 will fre ...
Lawmakers have high hopes for cannabis decriminalization [03.06.2015] Newly proposed legislation could see Israel decriminalize cannabis for recreational use. Under the move spearheaded by freshman MK Yinon Magal (Jewis ...
Time has come to re-examine cannabis prohibition, Israel's police chief says [12.05.2015] The cause of marijuana legalization received a boost from an unlikely source, when Israel Police Insp.-Gen. Yohanan Danino said it is time for the go ...
Marijuana’s big-money Marley Brand makes a splash [24.11.2014] Last week, NBC’s Today Show giddily announced an exclusive: Privateer Holdings, the Seattle marijuana company long acclaimed locally for its straight ...
What do Israelis want? Pot! When do they want it? Now! [22.12.2013] An estimated 1,000 Israelis attended a rally in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Saturday night to support the legalization of marijuana. As the crowd chan ...
A legal high is a cheaper high [01.10.2013] A study by the Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies showed that if marijuana were legalized and taxed at a similar rate to cigarettes, it would yie ...

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