Dude, wait. . . what? (Marijuana trademarks)

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Marijuana trademarks

Last week, I attended the Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute, which included a session discussing updates on the commercialization of marijuana.  Most trademark practitioners already knew that applications for federal registration of marijuana dispensaries or THC-containing products themselves will be rejected, but that protection is available on a state level, or on a federal level for peripheral products (T-shirts, oils or whatnot including the dispensary's logo).  I learned that day that the COLORADO RETAI