Behind the smokescreen of medical cannabis | Dedi Meiri | TEDxTelAviv How did Israel become a cannabis empire? Professor Dedi Meiri is head of the world’s leading hemp lab at Technion. At TEDxTelAviv he showed us how to beat cancer with substances, so world leaders come to his lab to watch the miracle. This discussion was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but organized independently by a local community. Learn more at


Translated and edited by Simos Dalkiriadis