Medical cannabis tablets for sale at the Tikun Olam store in Tel Aviv. Photo by Hadas Parush/FLASH90

Medical cannabis research was born in Israel. In April, we looked at the many ways Israeli scientists remain at the forefront of discovering how compounds found in the herb can help untold numbers of people suffering from conditions including cancer, chronic pain, diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, insomnia, autism, PTSD, inflammatory bowel disease, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s and Tourette syndrome, among others. This could be one of the biggest healthcare breakthroughs of the decade.