Israel at forefront of testing medical marijuana

Around 9,000 have access to prescription cannabis and doctors are learning more about the benefits of the plant.

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    Israel's health ministry says the country now has the world's highest per capita rate of medical marijuana use.
     
    Around 9,000 Israelis with serious injuries or illness have access to prescription cannabis and doctors there are learning more about the benefits of the plant, that go beyond pain relief.

    Cal Perry reports from Jerusalem.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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