Medicinal marijuana that won’t get you high

According to the Maariv daily, the new cannabis looks, smells and even tastes the same, but does not induce any of the feelings normally associated with smoking marijuana that are brought on by the component tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

"It has the same scent, shape and taste as the original plant – it's all the same – but the numbing sensation that users are accustomed to has disappeared," said Tzahi Klein, head of development at Tikkun Olam, the firm that developed the species.

"Many of our patients who tried