Israeli Company Grows Marijuana Minus the High

An Israeli company says it is growing medical marijuana with a special twist -- it offers some of the same therapeutic benefits without the high. According to Reuters, the company, Tikun Olam, is cultivating a type of cannabis plant that has high levels of a substance called Cannabidiol (CBD) believed to have anti-inflammatory properties. What the plants do not have is tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the compound that gives many marijuana users the characteristic high. Medical marijuana...Full Story
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