19 Aug '11, 7am

Pot Patch for Pups | Care2 Causes

Pot Patch for Pups | Care2 Causes

In February 2011, a company called Medical Marijuana Delivery Systems, LLC (MMDS) acquired the rights to a patent for a transcutaneous (through the skin) delivery of medical marijuana to humans and animals. The MMDS goal is for public availability of this patch by year end. Given the trade name Tetracan, this skin patch delivery system could be called a pot patch for pups , canine cannabis or even medical marijuana for mutts. Animals suffer from many of the same debilitating illnesses that humans do, like arthritis and cancer. With many U.S. states legalizing the use of medical marijuana for humans, it doesn’t seem like such a stretch to apply this concept to animals . How Tetracan Originated In 2000, a Santa Ana Pueblo tribe member in New Mexico, Walter Cristobel, experimented with finding a transcutaneous delivery system of marijuana for his mother’s pain relief and was ...

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