iCAN: ISRAEL-CANNABIS IS DESIGNED TO DRIVE WORLDCLASS CANNABIS STARTUPS AND SOLUTIONS
TO THE GLOBAL MARKET.

iCAN’S MISSION IS TO IDENTIFY, INVEST, ACCELERATE AND SHOWCASE CANNABIS INNOVATION FOR THE GLOBAL CANNABIS ECONOMY.

CANNATECH IS MORE THAN JUST AN EVENT
...IT'S A THRIVING, GLOBAL ECOSYSTEM.

ABOUT US

 

iCAN’s mission is to IDENTIFY, INVEST, ACCELERATE and SHOWCASE cannabis innovation for the global cannabis economy.

iCAN uses our unique position in the industry to identify the most promising startups and innovators. We provide MENTORSHIP from CONCEPT to production and provide all the tools needed to CREATE WORLD CLASS PRODUCTS for the Global Cannabis market.

We are a tight TEAM of dedicated and PASSIONATE professionals who work hard to make a POSITIVE & LASTING IMPACT on the cannabis industry.

WE BELIEVE STRONGLY IN THE HEALING POTENTIAL OF MEDICAL CANNABIS AND THE ANCILLARY OPPORTUNITY AROUND THIS GREAT PLANT.

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ISRAEL CANNABIS IN THE NEWS

THE LATEST FROM OUR BLOG

iCAN Investor Series is Back

In the past year and a half, not only have we hosted the first and largest International Cannabis Summit in Israel, but we’ve also hosted our fair share of investor networking mini-events; from breakfasts to cocktail evenings and everything in between. As a part...

Israeli Study Finds Anti-Cancer Potential in Cannabis

From the lab of Dr. David Meriri, head researcher at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, a cancer study was recently performed, looking at 50 strains of cannabis and their effect on 200 different cancer cells. Although they have admitted that it’s in...

Op-Ed: We Need More Humanity & Less Corruption in the USA

What follows is a guest blog from UK college student who interned at iCAN this past summer. Rock on Theo.  There is a widely accepted belief that drug use of any kind during adolescence is detrimental to brain development and increases the risk of long-term...

Cannabis Industry Headhunter’s Top Tips On How To Spot a Good Hire

Without a doubt, the top question I get from clients is: “How do I spot top talent in our industry?” The answer to that is both very simple and more than a little complex. The simple answer is this: Look for someone with a history of success. ‘Past behavior is the...

Will Israel Retain its Title as the World’s Cannabis Research Leader?

Last week two significant marijuana announcements were made by the U.S. government. First, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) indicated that it would not reschedule marijuana from its current Schedule 1 classification under the Controlled Substances Act....

FAQ -How Do I Talk to My Doctor About Cannabis?

This is an awesome question! Thank you MP for taking the time to ask. I’ll start simple, if not outright blunt: Just ask. There is nothing wrong, immoral, illegal or otherwise deviant about asking about a legitimate treatment option. Sadly, so many people have been...

Inside Israel’s New Medical Cannabis Reform

*Editor’s Note: What follows is the most current information we have about Israel’s new reform and the changes it may bring. As with any new piece of legislature – there are still a many kinks to work out and language whose meaning will only be understood in...

Join Us For A Talk About Cannabis Innovation & Entrepreneurship

You’ve heard the buzz – the cannabis space is alive and kicking. As more states in the US and beyond come online with new legislature and medical cannabis programs, what started as an ‘experiment in curiosity’ has turned into a full-fledged, booming...

FAQ: What Is The EndoCannabinoid System & What Does It Do?

FAQ-Question: What exactly is the endocannabinoid system? Answers: There are all kinds of myths and ideas supporting the vast medical benefit of this great plant. Some are substantiated, many are not yet. But one fact is irrefutable: cannabis has a profound influence...

Intellectual Property, the Cannabis Industry and BEER.

Being a “tool” or even being “in the box” aren’t two metaphors that typically jump out as great descriptors. But every once in awhile, you get an opportunity that challenges your framework. And in this case, we are super proud to be considered an essential instrument...

THE LATEST FROM OUR BLOG

iCAN Investor Series is Back

In the past year and a half, not only have we hosted the first and largest International Cannabis Summit in Israel, but we’ve also hosted our fair share of investor networking mini-events; from breakfasts to cocktail evenings and everything in between. As a part...

Israeli Study Finds Anti-Cancer Potential in Cannabis

From the lab of Dr. David Meriri, head researcher at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, a cancer study was recently performed, looking at 50 strains of cannabis and their effect on 200 different cancer cells. Although they have admitted that it’s in...

Op-Ed: We Need More Humanity & Less Corruption in the USA

What follows is a guest blog from UK college student who interned at iCAN this past summer. Rock on Theo.  There is a widely accepted belief that drug use of any kind during adolescence is detrimental to brain development and increases the risk of long-term...

Cannabis Industry Headhunter’s Top Tips On How To Spot a Good Hire

Without a doubt, the top question I get from clients is: “How do I spot top talent in our industry?” The answer to that is both very simple and more than a little complex. The simple answer is this: Look for someone with a history of success. ‘Past behavior is the...

Will Israel Retain its Title as the World’s Cannabis Research Leader?

Last week two significant marijuana announcements were made by the U.S. government. First, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) indicated that it would not reschedule marijuana from its current Schedule 1 classification under the Controlled Substances Act....

FAQ -How Do I Talk to My Doctor About Cannabis?

This is an awesome question! Thank you MP for taking the time to ask. I’ll start simple, if not outright blunt: Just ask. There is nothing wrong, immoral, illegal or otherwise deviant about asking about a legitimate treatment option. Sadly, so many people have been...

Inside Israel’s New Medical Cannabis Reform

*Editor’s Note: What follows is the most current information we have about Israel’s new reform and the changes it may bring. As with any new piece of legislature – there are still a many kinks to work out and language whose meaning will only be understood in...

Join Us For A Talk About Cannabis Innovation & Entrepreneurship

You’ve heard the buzz – the cannabis space is alive and kicking. As more states in the US and beyond come online with new legislature and medical cannabis programs, what started as an ‘experiment in curiosity’ has turned into a full-fledged, booming...

FAQ: What Is The EndoCannabinoid System & What Does It Do?

FAQ-Question: What exactly is the endocannabinoid system? Answers: There are all kinds of myths and ideas supporting the vast medical benefit of this great plant. Some are substantiated, many are not yet. But one fact is irrefutable: cannabis has a profound influence...

Intellectual Property, the Cannabis Industry and BEER.

Being a “tool” or even being “in the box” aren’t two metaphors that typically jump out as great descriptors. But every once in awhile, you get an opportunity that challenges your framework. And in this case, we are super proud to be considered an essential instrument...

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