Open Source Cannabis Breeding – Part 1

Do we need to remind you? Our goal at Strainly is to foster the preservation of cannabis genetics and phenotypes with an inclusive community spirit. In our Breeder’s Rights and the Preservation of Cannabis trilogy, we exposed the mechanisms potentially threatening cannabis biodiversity and started exploring alternative approaches. In this article we’ll get even more concrete about the ways to prevent corporate takeover from happening.

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BREEDERS’ RIGHTS AND THE PRESERVATION OF CANNABIS CULTIVARS – PART 3

Strainly‘s goal is to foster the preservation of cannabis genetics and phenotypes with an inclusive community spirit. Breeding is the manifestation of passion, creativity and hard work. Breeders should find achievement and reward in playing a key role in the conservation and evolution of the plant. Cannabis Intellectual Property is becoming a sensitive topic among breeders. This is the last part of our Breeder’s Rights and the Preservation of Cannabis trilogy, where we try to envision the possible approaches to cannabis breeding.

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Breeders’ rights and the preservation of cannabis cultivars – Part 2

Strainly‘s goal is to foster the preservation of cannabis genetics and phenotypes with an inclusive community spirit. Breeding is the manifestation of passion, creativity and hard work. Breeders should find achievement and reward in playing a key role in the conservation and evolution of the plant. Cannabis Intellectual Property is becoming a sensitive topic among breeders. But now that we are a bit more familiar with the concepts of “plant protection” and “public domain”, we should be able to execute on a strategy to protect biodiversity and breeders’ interests.

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Breeders’ rights and the preservation of cannabis cultivars – Part 1

 
Strainly‘s goal is to foster the preservation of cannabis phenotypes, with an inclusive community spirit. Breeding is the manifestation of passion, creativity and hard work. We truly believe that breeders should be self-achieved and rewarded for playing a key role in the conservation and evolution of the plant under its various forms. Breeders are sometimes bummed and concerned about the distribution, propagation and reproduction of the cultivars they created… with reason. While it wouldn’t be fair to pretend that Strainly will address all the problems breeders faced for decades, we thought we could start with some general guidance about breeders’ rights…

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LEGAL – Know your rights and stay safe

Though legislations in many states and countries become more “canna-friendly”, many of us still often have the feeling of being in a grey area when it comes to anything that relates to our favorite plants. The majority of our members behave in good faith and want to be compliant. However, making sure that you are in compliance can be a long road to haul… With NO intent to be legal counsels to our members, this article aims at pointing you to some sources of information that can help you in this compliance journey.

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