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They Invented What? (No. 187)

Posted in They Invented What? by Jake Ward on November 4, 2010

U.S. Pat. No. 6,113,940Cannabinoid patch and method for cannabis transdermal delivery.

We claim:

1. A method of delivering cannabis to the bloodstream of a person comprising the steps of:
          A. Providing a transdermal preparation containing cannabis;
          B. Providing a backing layer selected from the group consisting of a patch, strip, bandage and covering for holding said transdermal preparation;
          C. Placing an effective amount of said transdermal preparation onto said backing layer; and,
          D. Attaching said backing layer to the skin of said person so that said transdermal preparation is in contact with said skin.