Protect your Marijuana Strain and Brand using Blockchain and (UPC) Universal Product Code.


Protect your Marijuana Strain and Brand using Blockchain and (UPC) Universal Product Code.

With Marijuana listed as a Schedule 1 drug in the United States, business owners and growers face strict Federal restrictions. These governmental commerce restrictions pose issues to brand owners and growers wishing to protect their personal Marijuana brands (strains) with trademarks Albeit, some states have begun adopting their own policies regarding Marijuana commerce and trade, the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) presumes ultimate control in distributing trademarks and brand protection.

A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, or design, or combination of words, phrases, symbols, or designs, that identifies and distinguishes the source of goods of one party from those of others1.  Ultimately, a trademark offers an incredible value-add to brand owners using a brand name that is recognized by consumers which therefore drives customers to their business. Business owners/growers seeking to protect their personalized crops or bring legitimacy to commonly known strains face issues in providing customers with strain and crop assurance due to these strict regulations on Marijuana commerce.

Certified, Inc. offers a solution to business owners/growers pursuing Marijuana brand (strain) authentication by assisting brand owners validating their brands. Certified is a World Wide Tier-1 UPC Code Database Provider with the capabilities of providing a UPC code to a specific Marijuana brand (strain), providing a live commerce example to help document and register the strain. Certified, Inc. uses blockchain technology to hold brand owners accountable for the validity of their strains using the shared hyperledger that is accessible to any authorized user on the network.

Pricing is very affordable with a setup fee of $274 and a $25 monthly licensing fee, a brand owner can register their Marijuana brand (strain) obtain a UPC code to obtain a Marijuana Commerce registration Sign-up:

OG Kush UPC registration example:

3651 FAU Boulevard, Suite 400 Boca Raton, Florida 33431
PHONE: +1(561) 279-2855  


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