TEL AVIV — Garyn Angel handed out cannabis-infused salad dressing and sauces to people seeking to add an extra kick to their lunch after he spoke at the CannaTech conference. The Florida based innovator was drawn to Israel to meet 86-year-old Israeli chemist Raphael Mechoulam, a researcher at Hebrew University and a leading pioneer in cannabis research.
The CannaTech conference drew high-profile speakers, including Yuval Landschaft, director of the Medical Cannabis Unit at Israel’s Ministry of Health, and Sharren Haskel, a member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing party and one of Israel’s biggest advocates of medical marijuana. The government speakers underscored the Israeli government’s growing involvement in medical marijuana research and development.
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