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CANNABIS CULTURE – European seed banks are churning out dozens of new strains every year, but soon they’ll have to face a market revolution brought by legalization. As prohibition is dying, the game is changing, and the new players have means to dominate the game with government-friendly corporate culture.

Those who enjoyed a glass or two of bhang in Holi may not have been aware that their favourite drink has just brought Indian scientists some cheer. They have successfully foiled bids to patent medicinal properties of this ancient intoxicant.

This is the longer version of an article that appeared in the 35th anniversary issue of High Times magazine - Lester and I were told that the original version would be put up on their website but so far they haven't done so and we both felt the information was too important to keep to ourselves any longer so here it is! Patented Pot vs. the Herbal Gold Standard