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Mendel Menachem

From Bangkok to Tel Aviv and Back

The following is not an essay about cannabis. I wanted it to be—and truly thought that the conclusions drawn herein would tie to the healing powers of cannabis. But this

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Mendel Menachem

Song for my Father

Yesterday, after thirty years of stubbornly fighting Parkinson’s Disease, my father passed away. My father was a beautiful man. He was a true academic, an eternal professor and economist who

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Mendel Menachem

Kink in the Chain

A few weeks ago, a grower was introduced to me through a common contact. His flowers were beautiful, both from an aesthetic and consumption point of view. I was so

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Mendel Menachem

Slowing Down to Strengthen our Roots

Ours is a world of instant reaction. As soon as the election was over our screens were covered in thousands of different scenarios explaining how the government will take shape

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Mendel Menachem

Awaiting the next chapter

We would be liars if we told you we did not get caught up in the historical election and results of last weekend. Over 75% of eligible voters turned out

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Mendel Menachem

Watching from the Sidelines

As a permanent farang in Thailand, it is not easy to sit back and watch the Thai election process unfold without comment. The parties, candidates, personalities, political games, contradictions, hypocrisy,

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Mendel Menachem

The Grass is Greener in Thailand

I recently returned from a family trip to Israel which opened my eyes to how far cannabis in Thailand has come. The first thing I noticed in Tel Aviv’s Ben

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Mendel Menachem

Doing it for the Kids

As we near the inevitable election cannabis has become a political football. Low hanging fruit that some parties and people are demonizing with the hope that such tactics will translate

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