1. Articles from Avi Jorisch

    1-1 of 1
    1. A higher calling: How Israeli marijuana research changed the world

      A higher calling: How Israeli marijuana research changed the world

      As much of the world debates how to address marijuana use, the vast majority of American states have legalized it or allow it for medical purposes. Global pharmaceutical companies and hospitals seeking effective treatments using cannabis should look to Professor Raphael Mechoulam, a scientist at Hebrew University. Mechoulam, a pioneer in the field, was the first to isolate, analyze and synthesize the major psychoactive and non-psychoactive compounds in cannabis and has developed a number of revolutionary marijuana-related treatments. 

      Today, roughly 147 million people use medical marijuana for effective relief of various ailments, including AIDS, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, cancer ...

      Read Full Article
    1-1 of 1
  1. Categories

    1. News:

      News, Placeholder
  2. Topics in the News

    1. (1 articles) cannabis
    2. (1 articles) Medicine/Health
    3. (1 articles) medical marijuana
    4. (1 articles) cancer
  3. Popular Articles

  4. Picture Gallery

    A higher calling: How Israeli marijuana research changed the world Parshat Pinhas: Zelophehad only h... Penn Dental Renews Exchange with Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine - Penn Dental Medicine Neanderthal Settlement Where Our Prehistoric Relatives Lived for 10,000 Years Discovered in Israel Forget sperm and eggs, researchers have created embryo stem cells from skin cells Commentary: A Huge Leap for Microscopic Health Treatments Hebrew University hosts cannabis conference to forge way forward Israel and Finland launch digital health collaboration | ISRAEL21c Best boutique hotels in Israel for 2019 Spring Newsletter 2019: Growing Possibilities, Broadening Our Reach Scientists get sly, use deception to fight cancer - EurekAlert Israelis Design Tiny Toys For Kinder Eggs In Hebrew University Course