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U.S. Government Makes Big Money on Cannabis

Petkanus believes that KannaLife’s product could be a $1 billion-to-$2 billion drug with a potential patient population of 1.5 million. Petkanus would not say how much they would have to pay to NIH as a result of the agreement saying, “We can’t disclose the terms.” However, KannaLife has made several payments already to NIH for royalty fees, continuous use fees and prosecution fees. “We have made payments to the NIH. Absolutely,” said Petkanus.

The patent expires in February 2021, but KannaLife believes it will have a product to market before that time. KannaLife also believes the product will have FDA approval which means the FDA would have to reschedule the classification of cannabis. [Read More…]

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