Israel

Mon
19
Nov

Edible cannabis honey causes a buzz

Innovative Israeli cannabis technology company PhytoPharma International is causing a buzz! The artisanal honey producing company’s bees are feasting on a spectrum that contains cannabinoids. Since bees are insects that do not have a mammalian endocannabinoid system, they are not getting high. However, they pass these nutrients directly through their natural honey making process and –voila– they create Pure Bee cannabis honey.

Thu
08
Nov

Have Canadians given up on Israeli cannabis exports?

DLA Piper Canada partner Adv. Noam Goodman and iCan founder Saul Kaye speak to "Globes" about the cannabis opportunities Israel is missing.

Last month cannabis became completely legal throughout Canada for both medical and leisure purposes. However, although the Canadian market represents a larger than ever opportunity for Israeli companies, the Canadians have already given up somewhat on working with Israel, explains DLA Piper Canada Partner Adv. Noam Goodman, who specializes in cannabis regulation.

Mon
22
Oct

Israel and Canada high on budding medical cannabis ties

Israel, the so-called Start-up Nation, could soon become known as the Silicon Valley of medical marijuana if leaders in the industry have their way. Israel’s medical cannabis sector is flourishing, thanks in part to growing business ties with Canada, which recently legalized marijuana.

Hundreds of millions of dollars in deals between Canadian and Israeli companies have already been inked, with investments covering innovative products treating a wide range of health issues—from cancer, to epilepsy, to sleep disorders.

Saul Kaye is the man behind the CannaTech conference—one of the biggest international events in the industry—which takes place each year in Israel.

Thu
11
Oct

What is an Israeli cannabis company doing in Uganda? The answer Is hazy

The company, the biggest cannabis firm on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, has said it is setting up a medical marijuana farm there, but Ugandan officials say that’s illegal. What is Israeli cannabis company Together Pharma really doing in Uganda? The answer regarding this company, which has drawn significant public interest, isn’t entirely clear.

Wed
10
Oct

Home robot grows cannabis and other herbs

Israeli machine creates perfect conditions for growing whatever you like; most customers use it to raise pesticide-free medical or recreational pot.'

You could grow flowers or salad greens in a Seedo machine. In fact, automated lettuce-growing is where the inventors got their start and honed their expertise.

However, if you’re going to plunk down $2,400 to put an automatic hydroponic growing box in your living room, you will probably choose a crop not easily or cheaply raised in your garden. Like cannabis. That’s why you have to affirm you’re at least 21 to enter the website.

Wed
19
Sep

Cannabis auto-grow tech startup Seedo raises $2 million

Seedo, listed as Eroll Grow Tech Ltd, the developer of what it calls the world’s first fully-automated grow device for medical cannabis, announced that it raised $2 million from Cannabics Pharmaceuticals, a US-Israeli company that develops personalized cannabinoid medicine focused on cancer and its side effects.

Seedo says its at-home growing device, which looks similar to a mini-fridge, is managed and controlled by an AI-powered algorithm and monitored via a smartphone application. Seedo holds a medical cannabis R&D license from the Israeli Health Ministry.

Thu
30
Aug

Israel's Together to buy control of German cannabis customer

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Together Pharma, which produces medical cannabis, said on Wednesday it had signed a deal to buy a controlling 50.01 percent stake in an unnamed German company, which is one of its customers, for 2 million euros.

Together said it had already signed an agreement to supply about 12.5 tonnes of medical cannabis worth up to 50 million euros ($58 million) to the German company, which also holds a R&D license for medical cannabis in Germany.

Together said it would finance the deal from cash and assets, which will be recorded as an owner’s loan. It said the parties will work towards signing a final deal within 90 days.

Mon
27
Aug

The top 8 emerging countries in the cannabis space

As marijuana business grows globally, many stock watchers and research analysts are making predictions about where the most significant investment opportunities are.

Investment site, The Motley Fool, recently published an analysis by Keith Speights of forecasts for the 2022 marijuana market.

A lot can happen even monthly in the ever-evolving cannabis space. Here is a different analysis of it. 

8. Germany

Thu
23
Aug

Israeli company teaming up with hip-hop artists to market cannabis robot

Seedo’s product uses artificial intelligence to autonomously grow cannabis at home.

An Israeli company is partnering with several well-known hip hop artists in the United States to market its innovative product—a robot that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to autonomously grow marijuana plants at home. Seedo’s fully-automated device allows consumers to cultivate cannabis seeds in a special casing and then monitor the plant’s growth via a smartphone application, which notifies the individual when to harvest the product.

Wed
22
Aug

The Amazon of cannabis in an emerging industry

In recent weeks, Tilray Inc. (TLRY) to develop cannabis-infused beverages.  What both companies have in common is that inherent in their respective share prices, investors are getting the upside call option of their biotech research & development.

While history paints a picture of Reefer Madness, cannabis and hemp have emerged as the base-line ingredients in a wide array of end-products and use cases that include building materials, plastic composites, cosmetics & vanity, pet supplements, clothing, food, and yes, medicine.  While each of these verticals have investment merits, it is the wellness arena that excites us most.

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