The treatment with Cannabis and its effects vary from one person to the next. Because of the vast differences between patients, it is necessary to personalize the treatment to the patient’s needs – gradually increasing the dosage while taking into consideration the symptoms they wish to treat, the medication the patient is taking, his age, […]
Light, heat and humidity conditions affect the product and may impact the composition of the active ingredients leading to the growth of molds and fungi. Therefore, the product must be stored in a dark and cool place. In case of inflorescent, it is important to store it in an air tight and dry container. Maintaining […]
According to the Israeli law, the Cannabis plant and anything produced from it (except for oil which is produced from its seeds), is defined as a dangerous drug which is prohibited for use or possession. In order to use and/or possess Cannabis, it is necessary to obtain a special license issued by the Unit for […]
“A patient with a license for medical Cannabis may consume it by smoking only in the places specified in his license, when in most cases it is his residential address, and the consumption of Cannabis by vapor is allowed also outside the home, provided it is carried out with no other person in the room, […]
Are there any situations in which the possibility of obtaining a license for medical Cannabis in Israel is denied?
The Ministry of Health has established a number of counter indications for using medical Cannabis among which are: heart failure, psychosis, psychotic condition in the past, anxiety, significant psychiatric heredity among a close family member and a history of drug, or prescription drug addiction. In addition, the use of drugs that have a known unwanted […]
Any doctor with an “expert” degree in the fields for which it is possible to provide a license for medical Cannabis in Israel, may submit an application for a medical Cannabis license for his patients through the Ministry of Health website. The physician should rule out counter indications, provide follow-up reports for the treatment provided […]
In Israel, it is customary to prescribe medical Cannabis after every conventional course of treatment have been exhausted for the patient’s condition. In these cases, the Ministry of Health approves the provision of medical Cannabis for several medical diagnoses: Neuropathic pain, Fibromyalgia, cancer patients who suffer pain, nausea or loss of appetite due to their […]
There is no age limit on starting treatment with medical Cannabis. The decision to begin Cannabis treatments is based on medical need only. However, the age of the patient is significant when making the medical decision, and must be considered when evaluating the risk when choosing treatment. In children and youths, the central nervous system […]
As of March 2018, driving a private vehicle under the influence of Cannabis is permitted for patients with a medical Cannabis treatment permit, only after at least three hours have elapsed from the moment of taking the Cannabis by inhalation or vapor, or six hours in any other form of use, including oil drops under […]
At this point, there is insufficient literature on the subject in order evaluate the effects of Cannabis on the fetus or the developing baby. In order to prevent possible harm to their development, the consumption of Cannabis should be avoided during these periods.