Cannabiz and high-tech, a match made in Israel

The U.S. may be the largest medical cannabis market in the world with sales exceeding $65 billion in 2014 and projections for 2015 surpassing that, but Israel is at the heart of much of the world’s leading medical cannabis research. After all, the Startup Nation has been at it since the 1960s.

Israeli innovation and the thriving cannabis industry

Israel’s high-tech sector and top tier agricultural innovation has found its way into the cannabis industry and not just for the domestic market. This past June at the Worldwide Cannabis Congress, Israel was the second most represented country. Israeli innovation was presented in computerized watering and lighting systems, industry specific security equipment, bar code tracking, sorting, extracting and packaging to name a few. One Israeli company is developing a non-invasive brain scan to read waves to determine the most suitable strain for the patients’ ailment.

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