“From a religious point of view, I don’t see any issue with it.”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the plan to be frozen early this week despite support from the Health, Agriculture and Finance ministries.
If alcohol is forbidden by Islam, is cannabis, too?
Richard Nixon: “You know, it’s a funny thing, every one of the bastards that are out for legalizing marijuana is Jewish.”
And we are sad to report that pot is not the cure to everything in the world.
Rabbi Levy Teitlebaum praised his group’s joint effort with a marijuana farm, but was blunt about his concerns about recreational use.
Over 50 American companies currently have medical marijuana R&D operations running in Israel.
“Legislators are like turtles, and they don’t stick their head out of the shell until they think its safe,” Cohen said, slamming political inaction.
In Israel it’s now legal to use medical marijuana in public, so long as the patient isn’t smoking it.
An iconic Israeli agricultural company part of the early national effort to “make the desert bloom” as the Zionist catchphrase goes, is now turning to an unconventional crop: marijuana.