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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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Green State: How Legalized Cannabis Will Change With The Passing Of The STATES Act

Members of Congress appear to be growing increasingly confident that the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act, or the STATES Act, could pass as soon as next year. This bipartisan bill, sponsored by Senators Cory Gardner (R–CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D–MA) in the Senate, with a companion bill introduced in the House by […]

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Freedom To Marry And Freedom To Grow: What Cannabis Activists Can Learn From The Fight For Same-Sex Marriage

Few issues so typify current ideological polarities between the federal and state governments in the United States than the battle over legalization of marijuana. On a state level, the popular mandate for safe and legal access to cannabis has been evident in a number of regions. As eight states plus the District of Columbia now […]

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Pass The Dutchie: New Netherlands Coalition Government Backs Legalized Cannabis Production — Finally

The new government of the Netherlands will begin experiments with regulated cannabis production for coffee shops in as many as 10 districts. The plan marks a fundamental move toward legalization, following two decades of perpetually repressive cannabis policies in the northwestern Europe country. This new Dutch coalition is an unlikely combination of four parties, including […]

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