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Oct. 7, 2003 – US Government Receives Cannabinoids Patent

The US Department of Health and Human Services receives a patent (US 6,630,507 B1) for the therapeutic use of “cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants.”

The abstract says in part: “Cannabinoids have been found to have antioxidant properties… The cannabinoids are found to have particular application as neuroprotectants… in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease.”