Is marijuana kosher? If it's medicine, it doesn't matter

Last month, The Orthodox Union (OU) announced it is going to certify medical marijuana products for the pharmaceutical company Vireo Health, whose medical products come in three forms: pills, oils and vapor.

The  Kashruth Council of Canada (COR) met Thursday to discuss an application from MedReleaf, a licensed producer of medical cannabis, and after “a lot of interplay and exchange,” the council decided that according to Jewish faith, sick people are not required to consume kosher medicine

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