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The official Bob Marley cannabis brand, Marley Natural, will launch its official collection of premium cannabis flowers and oils next week in Washington state, joining an ever-growing group of celebrity cannabis companies that are now competing in the market.
Marijuana distributors are already lining up to pick brand names for their buds once sales become legal in 2018.
Though cannabis is legal for recreational or medicinal use in 28 states, it remains illegal under federal law. As a result, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will not register trademarks for marijuana retailers or for products that contain cannabis.
Brands are looking to capitalize on the potential outcomes of Election Day, where voters in a number of states could legalize cannabis, creating massive new markets overnight.
DENVER (AP) -- Snoop Dogg has his own line of marijuana. So does Willie Nelson. Melissa Etheridge has a marijuana-infused wine. As the fast-growing marijuana industry emerges from the black market and starts looking like a mainstream industry, there's a scramble to brand and trademark pot products.