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“Sort of a Land Grab”: Intellectual Property in the Cannabis Space

The landscape of cannabis patents and trademarks is shifting, and hemp legalization via the Farm Bill adds a new wrinkle.

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Uruguay

Cost of Adult Use Cannabis in Uruguay Continues to Increase

More than five years since legalizing cannabis for medical and adult use, the small country has yet to stabilize its supply.

Mexico

Mexico’s Supreme Court Orders Lawmakers to Regulate Medical Cannabis

The new ruling adds mounting pressure on Mexican lawmakers, who, despite the legalization of medical cannabis in 2017, have not created a pathway for patient access.

California

If They’re Doling Out Cannabis “Appellations,” L.A.’s Growers Want In

Think place-of-origin branding, like “Champagne” or “Roquefort.” An industry group fears indoor cultivators will be left out.