Growing Weed in an Israeli-New Mexican Lab

“It is history in the making for an Israeli company to bring the tidings to the citizens of New Mexico.”

An Israeli and New Mexican company have joined forces to launch the first-ever pharmaceutical cannabis production lab in the United States.

The Lod-based Panaxia Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and the Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Ultra Health have opened a facility in Bernalillo, New Mexico, that will manufacture smokeless, accurately dosed cannabis medication in a variety of delivery methods, the companies announced this week in a joint statement.

Panaxia is providing the smokeless proprietary cannabinoid dosage and treatment protocols, which are not readily available in the US, in order to produce a number of medications to treat different illnesses, according to the statement.

“It is history in the making for an Israeli company to bring the tidings to the citizens of New Mexico,” said Panaxia CEO Dadi Segal. “We are happy to move...

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