Tag Archive for Yoav Kisch

Israel may become major medical marijuana exporter generating $250m in taxes


Israel is widely regarded as one of the world leaders in medical cannabis research, with about 50 medical cannabis companies, from the agriculture sector with its development of strains that treat a variety of illnesses & disorders to delivery devices, such as inhalers.



The Ministerial Committee for Legislation gave an initial nod on Sunday for the export of medical cannabis in what could be a windfall for companies in Israel, widely regarded as a leader in research in the field.

The initiator of the bill, MK Yoav Kisch (Likud), said the approval of his legislation could boost the Israeli agriculture industry. Continue Reading »

Knesset member seeks to label foreign-funded anti-Israel NGOs


Likud MK Yoav Kisch introduces a bill that seeks to restrict nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) funded by foreign gov’ts that “represent foreign political interests,” as their covertly given funds undermine Jerusalem and promote anti-Israel propaganda.

By Gideon Allon & Israel Hayom Staff


Likud MK Yoav Kisch on Sunday introduced a legislation proposal seeking to label nongovernmental organizations operating in Israel while receiving the majority of their funding from foreign governments as “plants” or “agents” of the governments funding them.

Likud MK Yoav Kisch – Photo: Elad Zamir

The bill seeks to impose stricter record keeping and reporting guideline on such NGOs, and bar them from fostering collaborations with government ministries and the military, unless specifically authorized by the Justice Ministry. Continue Reading »