Cannabis Case Highlights New Patent Considerations

Law360 (February 6, 2019, 2:20 PM EST) -- 2018 proved to be a very busy (and frankly dizzying) year for the cannabis industry as three more states, including Missouri, passed laws legalizing some form of cannabis use, bringing the total number of such states and U.S. territories to well over 30, despite the fact that cannabis, and its use, remains unlawful, under federal law that is.

Today, there are 33 states that allow for medical use of cannabis, while 10 states have legalized the recreational use of cannabis. What is more, several state governments and governors are expected to prioritize new cannabis-related policies in 2019. As more states decide...

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