TechNation: Government Study Discounts Potential of Medical Cannabis Exports

National Economic Council study discounts potential of medical-cannabis exports

The high hopes for Israel’s medical cannabis industry may be dashed by a study being prepared by Prof. Avi Simhon, chairman of the National Economic Council. The study –  which was commissioned by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of a decision on whether to approve exports – estimates that in the best case scenario exports will reach only a few hundred millionshekels annually. That’s a far cry from estimates made by the finance and health ministries last summer, which predicted as much as 4 billion

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