U.S Government Cannabinoids Patent No. 6630507
In 2003, patent No. 6630507 was granted to the Department of Health and Human Services. Cannabinoids have been found to have antioxidant properties. Patent No. 6630507 also references 12 other U.S. patents related to cannabis dating back to 1942. U.S. Patent No. 6630507 covers the potential use of non-psychoactive cannabinoids to protect the brain from damage or degeneration caused by certain diseases, such as cirrhosis.
Marijuana Patents U.S. Patent No. 6,630,507
The U.S cannabinoids patent lists the use of certain cannabinoids found in cannabis sativa plants as useful in the treatment of certain neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and HIV dementia. The cannabinoids are found to have particular application as neuroprotectants, which is any substance that helps to shield nerve cells from damage or death. As such, said cannabinoids aid in limiting neurological damage following ischemic insults, such as stroke and trauma, or in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases
Moreover, this newly discovered property makes cannabinoids useful in the treatment and prophylaxis of wide variety of oxidation associated diseases, such as age-related, ischemic, inflammatory, and autoimmune diseases. One particular disclosed class of cannabinoids useful as neuroprotective antioxidants is formula (I) wherein the R group is independently selected from the group consisting of H, CH3, and COCH3.
First U.S. Marijuana Strain Patent Granted: Patent No. 9,095,554
Recently, legal-marijuana pioneers have experienced a rising concern in retaining a marijuana intellectual property lawyer in order to protect their creations from imitators, as well as from multinational corporations in the agriculture, tobacco and pharmaceutical industries that appear to be keeping a close eye on the fast-growing marijuana industry from the sidelines. For instance, in 2013 the first marijuana strain patent containing significant amounts of THC ever granted, patent No. 9,095,554. Accordingly, the patent provides compositions and methods for the breeding, production, processing and use of specialty cannabis.
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