Media Coverage

Scoop: Cannabis MSO Tikun Olam Inks Partnership With Florida-Based VidaCann

April 22, 2019

"We have already seen the excitement and anticipation from patients across the state for Tikun product and expect that demand will remain high. Tikun products are now available in all of our dispensaries, with more rolling out over the coming weeks," Peyton Moseley said. VidaCann also expects to open an additional six dispensaries by the end of this summer.

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Israeli Clinical Research Finds Cannabis Oil Alleviates Autism Disorders

February 19, 2019

An Israeli clinic is experiencing encouraging results with the use of medical cannabis to treat children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a safety and efficacy study. The two-year study, “Real Life Experience of Medical Cannabis Treatment in Autism; Analysis of Safety and Efficacy,” was conducted at the Soroka University Medical Center, which treats 15,000 of the 35,000 patients currently using medicinal cannabis in Israel.

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After A Decade Of Testing, Israeli Medical Cannabis Comes To The US

February 3, 2019

Cannabis is still federally illegal, so while more than 30 US states allow doctors to recommend it, there is very little medical testing of the substance in America. In Israel however, medical cannabis has been legal for more than ten years and studies on the plant’s ability to alleviate the side-effects of cancer and ease other diseases have been published in medical journals. Now Tikun Olam, an Israeli company that has been studying medical cannabis for over a decade, is bringing their tested strains and proprietary genetics to the US market.

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New Study on Cannabis and Autism Supports Parents’ Longtime Claims

January 23, 2019

Parents of some autistic children have long reported that their kids calm down with cannabinoids, are better able to communicate, and can do more tasks by themselves. But because of the restrictions on cannabis research in the United States, there have been precious few real-world studies to confirm those anecdotal reports.

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Cannabis and Autism - What We Just Learned From The Biggest Study Ever
January 17, 2019

Tikun Olam just released the most comprehensive study on cannabis and kids with autism. sat down with Chief Science Officer of Tikun Olam, Dr. Annabelle Manalo to discuss the new study, what we learned, and where do we go now with cannabis and autism.

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CBD for Seniors: How I Helped My Grandma Treat Her Pain

August 30, 2018

“How are you sleeping lately?” I ask my 86-year-old Medzmama, Armenian for grandmother, on a weeknight in July. We’re playing Uno in her kitchen, but I’m not focused on winning the game. Instead, I ask her to teach me the numbers and colors in Armenian, anything to keep her mind busy. “Not very well,” she tells me. She gets up multiple times a night to pee, but often can’t get back to sleep and ends up watching made-for-TV movies on the Hallmark channel for hours. “I have something that might help,” I tell her and run downstairs to grab a bottle of CBD oil.

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Cannabis May Help Children With Complex Motor Disorders

The Fresh Toast
June 30, 2018

Cannabis may be able to help yet another group of patients improve their quality of life; this time it is a group of kids in need of some good news. Childhood is tough enough, but it is exponentially more complicated for those with complex movement disorders, CMD. These are atypical movements that interfere with daily life. Instead of being able to simply sit in a classroom, they may be interrupted by involuntary, repetitive movements and sometimes repetitive vocalizations.

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Using Medical Marijuana for Crohn’s Disease is Often Effective Yet Underreported

Marijuanna Resources
June 27, 2018

Even though research into medical marijuana is drastically limited, more and more studies are coming in to awaken the world to its various benefits. The use of medical marijuana for Crohn’s disease, a debilitating disorder that has proven virtually untreatable for many, is just another way the benefits of this plant are becoming known throughout the country and the world.

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Tikun Olam May Have Found an Effective Aid for Those with Autism

Culture Magazine
May 3, 2018

Israeli cannabis brand Tikun Olam is behind a groundbreaking study on the effects of cannabidiol (CBD) in children with autism. Researchers observed 53 children and young adults ages four to 22 over the course of two months. During this time, they observed a colossal drop in autism symptoms.

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Study: 96% of Cancer Patients Find Relief with MMJ

February 28, 2018

A study published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine conducted medical cannabis producer Tikun Olam found 96 percent of cancer patient respondents reported an improvement of their condition through the use of medical cannabis. The study encompassed 2,970 cancer patients with an average age of 60 who reported sleep problems, pain, nausea, and decreased appetite. The patients were prescribed one or more of Tikun Olam’s proprietary strains.

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Why Bill Nye Agrees Israel Is The Global Center Of Medical Marijuana Research

International Business Times
February 2, 2018

In the Season 2 premiere of his Netflix series Bill Nye Saves The World, the beloved scientist devotes the entire episode to an examination of cannabis and its usage in the United States on “The Marijuana Episode.” This co-signing by a family-friendly TV star may be further cultural proof that mainstream U.S. acceptance continues to grow and is showing no signs of slowing down.

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Is Cannabis The New Wonder Drug? Israeli Scientists Say YES

Jewish Business News
April 22, 2018

Cancer, chronic pain, epilepsy, asthma, insomnia, autism, PTSD, inflammatory bowel disease, Parkinson’s and aging – the list of conditions that can be improved, and possibly cured, by medical cannabis keeps growing longer.

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New Study Suggests Pot Could Help End Opioid Dependency

Rolling Stone
February 28, 2018

The United States sees more than 12.7 million new cancer cases a year – and among those who must undergo surgery, one in 10 will become dependent on opioid pain relievers. With America's opioid epidemic killing 116 people everyday from lethal overdoses, dependence on pain medications is a close rival to cancer itself as a serious threat to patients' lives.

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Canadian Cannabis Awards 2017

Canadian Cannabis Awards

The Canadian Cannabis Awards distinguishes the people, strains, producers and dispensaries that make the industry great. Winners are chosen by people’s choice. Tikun was bestowed four awards for three of our strains.

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American Pot: 5 Best Strains of 2017

Rolling Stone
December 27, 2017

Avidekel: Interest in CBD in general surged this year, ushering folks weary of THC’s psychoactive components into the wonderful world of cannabis. Israel’s first medical marijuana supplier Tikun Olam (Hebrew for “repair the world”) developed this strain that has almost no THC at all - one percent at most - but a whopping 18 percent CBD. In fact, most people won’t even feel stoned after smoking or vaping...

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Revolutionizing Wellness with Scientifically Backed, Pharmaceutical Grade Cannabis

Emerald Magazine
December 12, 2017

Israel is the so-called promised land of medicinal cannabis – thanks to groundbreaking research done within it’s borders. The country’s connection to cannabis is one that’s rooted in ancient and modern history. It’s home to the isolation of THC; the discovery of anandamide (the bliss molecule), the first endocannabinoid to be identified; and to Tikum Olam – the world’s foremost, scientifically backed, medical cannabis brand...

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The Israeli Connection

Freedom Leaf

In Hebrew, “tikun olam” means to repair the world. It’s a major precept of Judaism—and it’s also the name of Israel’s most prominent medical-marijuana company, now planting seeds around the globe. In the United States, it already had retail outposts in Nevada and Delaware.

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Study Finds Medical Marijuana Is Helping Kids with Cerebral Palsy

High Times
September 8, 2017

The conditions of children suffering from cerebral palsy are significantly improving following treatment with medical marijuana, according to a study done by Wolfson Medical Center near Tel Aviv, Israel.

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The Cannabist Show

May 12, 2017

Featured guests: Jyl Ferris of Tikun Olam USA and addiction treatment professional Dr. Cali Estes. Discussed on the show: Using cannabis in treating opioid dependence; concerns about potentially trading one addiction for another, Marijuana use in American professional sports — only the NHL doesn’t test for THC — helping athletes recover in the offseason with high-CBD and THC products alike, Bringing an historic Israeli medical marijuana company to the United States, fitting in to the system.

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