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Patents in the Burgeoning Cannabis Industry

11/9/2017 Articles

With cannabis legal in 29 states for medical use and in eight states for recreational use, there is a surge of entrepreneurism and an influx of capital into the rapidly expanding cannabis industry. Although cannabis remains a Schedule 1 drug under federal law, the U.S. Patent Office is issuing utility patents and plant patents for specific strains of cannabis.

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