The medical use of cannabis improves performance of tasks testing cognition. This is the result of research by scientists of the McLean Hospital in Belmont, USA. Participants were tested before starting the intake of cannabis and 3 months later.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said US President Donald Trump called and expressed his objection to Israeli exports of cannabis. Channel 2 News reported that Israel will forgo its plans to become a pioneer medical cannabis exporter for fear of upsetting Trump.
Jerusalem Post of 7 February 2018