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Patent Profiteers: Could Jamaican Lion Save The Cannabis Industry From Patent Trolls?

From its initial planning in 1984 through to its conclusion in 2003, a global community of scientists collaborated on the largest undertaking of scientific research in history: The Human Genome Project (HGP). The US National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) compares achieving this feat of mapping the entire human genome to the Apollo moon landing. […]

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The Fight For Cannabis Social Clubs In Belgium Could Mean Legalization Is On The Horizon

Belgium’s first cannabis social club was founded in 2006 in Antwerp. Since then, the legal status of these nonprofit, members-only clubs remains unclear. However, with the recent acquittal of a club in Namur, some 50 miles southwest of Brussels, and a possible third acquittal for the oldest club in Antwerp, this could all soon change. […]

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CannaTrade is one of Europe’s oldest cannabis fairs and is host to the winners of the Canna Swiss Cup. (Image courtesy of Derrick Bergman)

Legal Cannabis In Switzerland: Between Hype And Hope

Forget chocolate, cheese and Rolexes — there’s a new industry on the rise in the Alps. Switzerland is home to one of Europe’s oldest cannabis fairs. CannaTrade launched in 2001 and this year’s event, held last April, was a memorable one. The three-day festivities took place in Zurich, the nation’s biggest city that’s not only […]

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This pristine, high-tech grow op in Quebec will be used to grow Dutch Passion genetics.

Dutch Passion Talks Going Global As Cannabis Legalization Continues Its Worldwide Spread

Dutch Passion, the prestigious producer of high-quality cannabis seeds and genetics, is poised to be the first cannabis seed company in the Netherlands to enter into an international partnership with a licensed commercial cannabis producer. MYM Nutraceuticals — who boasts large-scale operations in Australia, Canada and Colombia — has reached an agreement with the Amsterdam-based […]

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