Despite the many strides that have been made to legitimize cannabis use for therapeutic and recreational purposes in many states, it continues to be federally classed as a Schedule I drug. Pros, such as former Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle, Eugene Monroe, is a good example of how publicly endorsing cannabis can work out badly.
Israel has discreetly become a powerhouse in the medical marijuana business over the last few decades. Its interest in the herb began with the research work of Prof. Emeritus Raphael Mechoulam.