Items tagged with patents

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Inside the Walmart of weed [23.11.2019] With Canada the largest nation to completely legalize marijuana, the world’s most valuable pot company, Canopy Growth Corp., founded in 2013 and now ...
Canada’s cannabis colonialism [09.10.2019] Canadian weed companies have their eye on a massive prize: the lucrative medical and adult cannabis markets that are emerging around the world. Much ...
Why pot's illicit history is making it so hard for companies to get patents in the legal cannabis era [13.09.2019] When Canopy Growth Corp. announced a plan to acquire cannabis researcher Ebbu Inc. for US$330 million last October, it touted the company’s intellect ...
Monopoly of medical cannabis not in public interest: Experts [08.01.2019] Authorities in Thailand overseeing a flood of patents for medical cannabis must consider the public interest, otherwise a commercial monopoly of the ...
Thailand moves one step closer to legal marijuana [24.11.2018] Thailand is moving closer to getting medical marijuana legalised, as the bill on the issue has already made headway in the legislative process. The N ...
Cannabis companies race to clinch an edge in pot industry’s next phase of growth: Intellectual property [09.11.2018] A report by the Bank of Montreal, which assumed a blue-sky scenario in which the U.S. and all 28 countries in the European Union legalize marijuana f ...
Global cannabis industry eyes China for production and investment [02.11.2018] The global cannabis industry is targeting China for production and investment, while the country’s investors are warming up to the idea of placing th ...
Has Big Pharma’s ‘inevitable entrance’ into the cannabis space arrived? [03.09.2018] As Canada prepares to legalise the recreational use of marijuana, the medicinal potential of cannabis has attracted increased attention in the pharma ...
How mapping marijuana DNA could change the future of pot [12.06.2018] Scientists are currently in the midst of exploring uncharted territory: The cannabis genome. Unlike with other plants, researchers don't have a long ...
Medicinal cannabis policies and practices around the world [24.04.2018] Although cannabis remains a prohibited substance worldwide, in recent decades a series of political, legislative and judicial processes in various pa ...
Green gold: how China quietly grew into a cannabis superpower [27.08.2017] Thanks to government support and a long tradition, China has quietly become a superpower in hemp production and research. This growth has in part bee ...
World Cannabis Day: ‘Flying leaves’ defy stigma to soar to new heights [21.04.2017] Ironically, in Asia where cannabis cultivation first began, cannabis laws remain the strictest. China will probably be the last country to relax such ...
Israel seeks piece of projected $50 billion medical marijuana market [27.03.2017] Israel, a leader in marijuana research and health technology, is attracting international investment as it tries to position itself as a cutting-edge ...
Portland startup maps cannabis genome to protect weed from Monsanto patenting [23.04.2016] A Portland biotechnology company has launched a 3-D map that charts the genetic evolution of cannabis genomes, protecting strains like OG Kush from f ...
What a looming patent war could mean for the future of the marijuana industry [20.04.2016] On August 4, 2015, US officials quietly made history by approving the first-ever patent, No. 9095554, for a plant containing significant amounts of T ...
China’s marijuana surprise [11.11.2014] An economic stir is happening in China, but it’s in an industry you might not expect. With more than half of the 600 relevant patents filed with the ...

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