Tikkun Olam, a medical marijuana farm in Israel, blends the high-tech and the spiritual.
ISABEL KERSHNER: SAFED, Israel — Among the rows of plants growing at a government-approved medical marijuana
farm in the Galilee hills in northern Israel, one strain is said to
have the strongest psychoactive effect of any cannabis in the world. Another, rich in anti-inflammatory properties, will not get you high at
all. Marijuana is illegal in Israel, but farms like this one, at a secret
location near the city of Safed, are at the cutting edge of the debate
on the legality, benefits and risks of medicinal cannabis. Its staff
members wear white lab coats, its growing facilities are fitted with
state-of-the-art equipment for controlling light and humidity, and its
grounds are protected by security cameras and guards... Continue reading...