New Article: Mechoulam, Cannabis – the Israeli Perspective

Mechoulam, Raphael. “Cannabis – the Israeli Perspective.” Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology (early view; online first).




Short overviews are presented on the historical uses of cannabis in the Middle East and on the more recent scientific and medical research on phytocannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system, with emphasis on research contributions from Israel. These are followed by examples of research projects and clinical trials with cannabinoids and by a short report on the regulation of medical marijuana in Israel, which at present is administered to over 22,000 patients.