Studying marijuana and its loftier purpose

New insights on marijuana in Israel, where it’s illegal
The New York Times (US)
Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Marijuana is illegal in Isramed-marijuana-israelel, but at a government-approved medical marijuana farm at a secret location near the city of Safed, is at the cutting edge of the debate on the legality, benefits and risks of medicinal cannabis. When Zach Klein, a former filmmaker, made a documentary on medical marijuana that was broadcast on Israeli television in 2009, about 400 Israelis were licensed to receive the substance. Today, the number has risen to about 11,000.