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Israel has given final approval to a law permitting the export of medical marijuana, a move the government expects will catapult investment in local industry and agriculture.

A delegation of Chinese businessmen and academic researchers in the fields of technology and agriculture is set to arrive in Israel next week, to meet with Israeli cannabis researchers.

One industry insider expects shortage to continue until 2022, as more legal cannabis diverted to edibles.

Israel is going into the medical marijuana export business — if its Cabinet agrees. The Knesset has passed legislation that would have Israel join the Netherlands and Canada as nations allowing the legal export of medical cannabis.

Canadians spent $1.6 billion [$1.2 billion USD] on legal weed in 2018, more than double the amount that was spent on solely medical cannabis in 2017, according to a new report.

When most people think of smoking ganja in the Caribbean, Jamaica immediately springs to mind. However, the sunny vacation destination now faces some stiff competition for cannabis tourism and foreign investment from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG).

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