Ben Wolfe

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Big Cannabis: will legal weed grow to be America's next corporate titan?

The people who made a hippie dream come true do not look the part.<p>Instead of tie-dye T-shirts, the campaigners who masterminded the legalisation of recreational marijuana in Colorado wore dark suits and ties to celebrate the world's first legal retail pot sales. Instead of talking about the …

China is cornering the cannabis patent market

More than half of the over 600 cannabis-related patents registered with the United Nations’ global intellectual property agency belong to Chinese companies, which have claimed rights to everything from traditional Chinese medicine-related marijuana tinctures to new methods of administering the …


Cooking with cannabis – a new culinary high?

It gave us stodgy space cakes and pot hot chocolate, but the world of cannabis cooking could be about to make a push for the gourmet kitchen. While the quest for psychoactive and medicinal properties always seemed the key ambition with "edibles", some professional chefs are now looking to cannabis …

Washington state’s debate on cannabis has only just begun

While Colorado has plowed ahead in building a taxed and regulated marijuana industry, the state of Washington has been more deliberate. It will be a few months yet before the first retail outlets selling cannabis are open to the public.<p>It's not surprising, given the many questions the state has had …

Cannabis Cuisine Takes Colorado with Gourmet Munchies, THC Soda, Food–Pot Pairings

With marijuana now legal in Colorado, the cannabis-cuisine industry is creating gourmet munchies, THC-spiked sodas, and food-pot pairings<p>With marijuana now legal in Colorado, the food industry is creating gourmet munchies, THC-spiked sodas, and food–pot pairings. Welcome to the new cannabis cuisine!