Technology has become such an integral part of our lives that many of us often wonder how we could live without it. If you’re reading this, it’s very possible you have a computer that you can carry around in your pocket, with access to the collected knowledge of the human race at your fingertips anywhere you go. Technological advances are shaping many different industries in surprising ways.
Here’s how technology is affecting the cannabis industry specifically, and how it might continue to change things well into the future.
Cannabis Intellectual Property
There’s a lot more to the cannabis industry than most people realize. It’s not just your neighbor growing a few plants in his garage anymore. That change created the need to protect the newly bred strains of marijuana as intellectual property.
Breeders who create a new strain of cannabis can apply for a patent, provided the strain can reproduce asexually and is made using simple or traditional breeding techniques. The strain must also be unique from other strains that exist today. >>>