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Medical Marijuana Devices Approved, Marketed Only Outside U.S.

Feb. 21, 2019, 10:45 AM

Patients suffering from pain, PTSD, and insomnia could get a new vaporizer that measures and manages medical marijuana dosing to help treat their disorders—but only if they’re outside of the U.S.

Kanabo Research Ltd. developed the VapePod™, which is a medical vaporizer that uses cannabis oil cartridges. The first version has been on the market in Europe and elsewhere for a little less than six months, but regulatory hurdles and pharma industry opposition have helped prevent its availability in the U.S.

VapePod is the only medical vape that’s been approved globally. It was first cleared by Israel’s Ministry of Health...

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