On Jan. 6, 2017, CB Insights released a report on annual funding activity for private marijuana companies in 2016, as well as activity for the fourth quarter of the year. According to the report, deals made and dollars invested leveled off in 2016.
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On Nov. 28, 2016, Teva Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:TEVA) announced that it had entered into an agreement with Syqe Medical to market and distribute Syqe’s medical cannabis inhaler in Israel for pain management, signifying the first time a medical cannabis product will be marketed by an international pharmaceutical company.
3Dponics has launched a new entrant to the rapidly growing, no pun intended, array of 3D printed devices used by marijuana consumers.
Medical marijuana is a legal industry in Israel, estimated to be worth $40 million. It has benefitted greatly from 50 years of research and development at academic institutions like the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
The intersection of 3D Printing, a medical marijuana inhaler and Wi-Fi really does sound like something out of Star Trek.
The use of medical marijuana has been debated for decades. The proponents of legalizing it believe that it is an efficient method that can be used to reduce the suffering of millions of people worldwide, while also minimizing the use of more dangerous and addictive narcotic pain killers such as Oxycontin, Percocet, Demerol and Vicodin.