Ben Swann: feds hold patent on pot as medicine, but still outlaw it
by Jon Rappoport
April 20, 2015
Everybody knows the US federal government still officially considers marijuana an illegal drug.
But as Ben Swann reports, the government also holds a patent on it as a medicine.
The patent # is 6,630,507 (“Cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants”). The holder of the patent is “The US government as represented by the Department of Health and Human Services [a cabinet post under the President].”
Quoting from the patent:
“Cannabinoids have been found to have antioxidant properties, unrelated to NMDA receptor antagonism. This new found property makes cannabinoids useful in the treatment and prophylaxis of wide variety of oxidation associated diseases, such as ischemic, age-related, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. The…
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