Medical marijuana cultivation now an official farming sector in Israel

Israel is classifying medical marijuana cultivation in the same farming sector as traditional agriculture. The Agricultural Ministry’s decision means up to 20 farmers will qualify for government aid in the form of grants, water quotas and training, The Jerusalem Post reported. The reclassification of Israel’s MMJ farmers follows an August announcement that the nation plans to begin exporting medical cannabisThe Agricultural Ministry hasn’t added a new farming classification since giving the nod to horse ranchers 10 years ago, according to the newspaper. Israel’s MMJ export trade could be extremely profitable, ... Medical marijuana cultivation now an official farming sector in Israel is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs