Boaz Wachtel
Boaz Wachtel
  • Initiator (1995-2013) & co-strategist (as an activist) with the Israeli Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Medical Cannabis program encompassing today over 25,000 patients, 8 growers and 30 specialist physicians authorized to issue licenses.
  • January 2013 – Israel officially establishes the National Medical Cannabis Agency to adhere to UN drug conventions!
  • M.A., Marketing & Management, Maryland University.
  • Assistant Army Attaché' - Israeli Embassy in DC, (1983-1988)
  • Founding member – 'Israeli foundation for drug laws' reform' (1994)
  • Public representative, Knesset (Israeli Parliament) nominated Drug Committee “Examining the legal status of Cannabis” (1995).
  • Submitted to the MOH Cannabis 'Drug Master File' (safety & efficacy data on MC) & representing patients vis a vis the MOH since. (1996)
  • Organizer (2007), with MOH, of the Medical Cannabis Education Seminar for Doctors.
  • Founding member (and a volunteer) of the Centralized National Medical Cannabis distribution Center in Abarbanel Hospital (2009)
  • Co-founder and former Managing Director of Australia's first publically traded Medical Cannabis company MMJPHYTOTECH (2015)
  • Founder and former Chairman (1999-2006) - The Green Leaf Party: Civil Rights, Ecology, Harm reduction and Legalization of Cannabis. (The party won 1% of the national votes in 1999 elections, 1.2% in 2003 elections and 1.4% in the 2006 elections)
  • Addiction Treatment provider with Ibogaine, a sacred African Shrub, to over 100 addicts. (1989-2000)
  • Co-Author with Howard Lotsof of the "Ibogaine - Treatment Manual". (2002)
  • Certified 'Clinical Research Administrator', Israeli M.O.H and Bar-Ilan University, IL
  • Certified Consultant, EU Research & Development Program, T.A.U, IL
  • Member of the Board of the Israeli AIDS Committee (2006-2013)
  • Member, Steering Committee, ENCOD - European Coalition for Just and Effective Drug Policies – a coalition of 200 organizations. (2011-2013)
  • Independent researcher and writer on Middle East water. Published more then 25 articles, papers and 3 chapters in books.
  • Guest Researcher – Water and Peace in the Middle East, Freedom House NYC (1990-1992)
  • Currently: inventor and developer of two agricultural technologies at rootssat.com (food yield increase via root zone heating and cooling technology, + Irrigation by condensation ("Chosen by NASA Tech-Brief's Magazine for "Technology of the Month").