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  • How cannabis patents could lead to future lawsuits

    Why would anyone patent a Schedule I substance?

    July 11, 2017
    By Craig Nard

    It’s hard to make sense of cannabis regulation.

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) continues to categorize marijuana as a Schedule I drug. That means the government believes it has “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse,” putting it in the same league as LSD and heroin.