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Open-Source ‘Lung Simulator’ Made With 3D Printer Reported to Show Effects of Smoking Cannabis

Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Open more share options Breadcrumb Trail Links Wellness News Medical Legalization Health Open-source ‘lung simulator’ made with 3D printer reported to show effects of smoking weed Individual donor cultures exposed to cannabis smoke experienced a decrease in epithelial barrier function. Author of the article: Angela Stelmakowich A schematic depicting the in vitro exposure system (IVES) connected to air and smoke sources. A three-way valve connects the cannabis cigarette to IVES through a 50-mL syringe (figure generated with BioRender). / PHOTO BY DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF AN OPEN-SOURCE, DISPOSABLE, 3D-PRINTED IN VITRO ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE SYSTEM FOR TRANSWELL CULTURE INSERTS, ERJ OPEN RESEARCH

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op A team of researchers from McMaster University and the University of Waterloo suggest a 3D-printed “lung simulator” they’ve developed can replicate what happens in the lungs when smoking weed, information that could prove useful when developing health policy around recreational and medicinal cannabis. Using commercially available design software and a 3D printer, researchers developed ...

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Former Large-Scale Ladner Cannabis Greenhouse Sold at Big Loss

Former large-scale Ladner cannabis greenhouse sold at big loss The greenhouse in East Ladner was part of an ambitious cannabis grow venture called BC Tweed about 21 hours ago By: Sandor Gyarmati Canopy’s greenhouses in B.C. accounted for approximately three million square feet of licensed production space and were put into commission in February 2018, but later shut down.Sandor Gyarmati/Delta Optimist A huge greenhouse in East Ladner, which for a time, was to become one of the world’s largest cannabis grow operations, has been sold.

Article by Sandor Gyarmati, Delta Optimist A huge greenhouse in East Ladner, which for a time, was to become one of the world’s largest cannabis grow operations, has been sold. Canopy Growth confirmed in a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the company sold its vacant production facilities in Aldergrove and Delta in December 2020 and ...

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640 Plants Seized at Largest Grow-Op in Edmonton Since Legalization of Recreational Cannabis

CANNABIS 640 plants seized at largest grow-op in Edmonton since legalization of recreational pot By Phil Heidenreich Global News Posted February 22, 2021 8:56 pm Updated February 22, 2021 8:57 pm A file photo of an Edmonton Police Service vehicle. A file photo of an Edmonton Police Service vehicle. File/Global News Leave A Comment

Article by Phil Heidenreich, Global News The Edmonton Police Service announced details of a drug bust on Monday that it described as the largest of its kind since recreational cannabis was legalized over two years ago. According to police, officers were called to respond to a dispute between a landlord and tenant and came across what they suspected was “an ...

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Police Charge Driver of Unlicensed Muskoka Cannabis Delivery Service

NORTHERN ONTARIO | News Police charge driver of unlicensed Muskoka cannabis delivery service Chelsea Papineau, CTV Northern Ontario Chelsea Papineau CTV Northern Ontario Digital Content Specialist OPP in Muskoka seize more than $10,000 in cannabis products from unlicensed delivery service. (Supplied)

Article by Chelsea Papineau, CTV News Despite becoming legal in Canada in 2018, unlicensed pot businesses are still getting charged as the government tries to snuff out the black market. Ontario Provincial Police began an investigation earlier this month into a mobile cannabis delivery service doing business in the Muskoka region. After officers saw a delivery driver make several stops ...

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Ontario Man Charged After Three-Year-Old Eats Cannabis Edibles

TORONTO | News Ontario man charged after three-year-old eats cannabis edibles Ted Raymond Digital Multi-Skilled Journalist Ontario Provincial Police say a three-year-old in the Quinte West area became ill after ingesting several cannabis edibles made to look like candy. (Photo by the OPP / @OPP_ER / Twitter)

Article by Ted Raymond, CTV News Ontario Provincial Police have charged a 38-year-old man after a small child became dangerously ill from eating cannabis edibles. Officers were called to a home in Quinte West, northwest of Belleville, at around 6:30 p.m. Friday on reports a three-year-old had eaten “a high quantity of cannabis edibles,” police said in a news release. ...

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Genetic Editing Offers Cannabis and Hemp Companies a Way to Improve Plant Strains

Genetic editing offers marijuana and hemp companies a way to improve plant strains Published 2 seconds ago | By Andrew Long An illustration showing how the Crispr-cas9 technique is being used to edit the cannabis genome. The development of new genetic-editing technology offers cannabis companies a cost-effective way to make specific changes to marijuana and hemp plants – such as more disease resistance – without creating a genetically modified organism (GMO).

Article by Andrew Long, Marijuana Business Daily The development of new genetic-editing technology offers cannabis companies a cost-effective way to make specific changes to marijuana and hemp plants – such as more disease resistance – without creating a genetically modified organism (GMO). The technology, known as Crispr-Cas9, will allow the cannabis industry to build new, improved plants that promise to ...

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Green Organic Dutchman Weighs Sale of Cannabis Greenhouse in Quebec

NEWS BRIEF Green Organic Dutchman weighs sale of cannabis greenhouse in Quebec Published 20 hours ago | By Matt Lamers The Green Organic Dutchman is considering the sale of its mammoth cannabis greenhouse in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, only about two months after the Mississauga, Ontario-based licensed producer increased its stake in the property to 100%.

Article by Matt Lamers, Marijuana Business Daily The Green Organic Dutchman is considering the sale of its mammoth cannabis greenhouse in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, only about two months after the Mississauga, Ontario-based licensed producer increased its stake in the property to 100%. “Multiple bids are being considered, and the transaction could result in a complete or partial sale of the site,” the company ...

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Mobile Cannabis Delivery Service Driver Arrested

HOME POLICE BEAT Mobile cannabis delivery service driver arrested Police say a search yielded in excess of $10,000 worth of illicit cannabis products about 3 hours ago By: OrilliaMatters Staff More than $10,000 worth of illicit cannabis, some cash, and a collapsible baton were seized by OPP after arresting a moible cannabis delivery driver.Ontario Provincial Police

Article by Orillia Matters In February 2021 the Muskoka Community Street Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into mobile cannabis delivery service operating throughout the Muskoka Region. On Feb. 19, 2021, the service was observed making a number of stops from Gravenhurst to Huntsville. The Muskoka CSCU arrested the delivery driver, and a search yielded ...

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Ask A Budtender: ‘What Type of Cannabis Products Are People Buying During Lockdown?’

Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Open more share options Breadcrumb Trail Links Life Experts Culture Communities Business Ask A Budtender: ‘What type of pot products are people buying during lockdown?’ From bestsellers to new products hitting the shelves, Alex Clarke gives a rundown on pandemic buying Author of the article: The GrowthOp “Being a cannabis patient I have learned so much about the plant. My background in education has made it easy for me to connect with customers,” says Clarke. PHOTO BY PHOTO PROVIDED

Article by Growth Op Alex Clarke has been the General Manager of Relm, an Ontario-based cannabis store, since December last year. A licensed educator for the last seven years, Clarke is also a medical cannabis grower and processor for his own medicine. “Being a cannabis patient I have learned so much about the plant. My background in education has made ...

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