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  •  It's already possible to patent the use of (3+ / 0-)
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    LilithGardener, Eyesbright, avsp

    a naturally-occurring substance as part of a specific therapeutic protocol. This, by the way, demolishes the argument that medicine doesn't study natural remedies because Big Pharma can't patent them. You just can't obtain a broad patent that would cover every use of that substance.

    Sometimes truth is spoken from privilege and falsehood is spoken to power. Good intentions aren't enough.

    by ebohlman on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 01:19:44 PM PDT

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