New 3D-Printed Marijuana Inhaler Lets Physicians Administer Medical Cannabis Remotely

By Ephrat Livni, QZ.com

Marijuana InhalerWhile marijuana is increasingly recognized for its medicinal and therapeutic effects, prescribing the drug—”take two hits and call me in the morning”—has long been a tricky proposition for doctors.

Perhaps until now. Syqe Medical—a startup out of Tel-Aviv, Israel—has created a marijuana inhaler that allows doctors to prescribe a precise dose of marijuana and even administer it remotely. The inhaler was green-lighted by the Israel Health Ministry; it has been in use for a year at Rambam hospital in Haifa, which the Times of Israel describes as the world’s first such institution to prescribe weed as “standard medical treatment.”

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