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Javier Hasse

Javier Hasse

VIP Contributor
cannabis, biotech and entrepreneurship reporter

About Javier Hasse

Javier Hasse is the author of the book Start Your Own Cannabis Business (Entrepreneur Press 2018), which hit the #1 Best Seller spot on Amazon, as well as a cannabis-focused, award-winning reporter and editor, with more than 4,700 unique articles published across numerous mass media outlets including Entrepreneur Magazine, CNN, Forbes, MSN, CNBC, Yahoo, MarketWatch, the Houston Chronicle, The Street, Nasdaq, Morningstar, Playboy, Benzinga, MERRY JANE, High Times, Leafly, DOPE Magazine, and many others.

Javier currently serves as the Managing Director of Benzinga Cannabis; and sits on advisory boards in Africa, Latin America, and Canada. Javier is also a Billboard-charting rapper and published photographer. Follow him on Twitter to get the latest news on cannabis, hemp and CBD every day.

Books By Javier Hasse

Start Your Own Cannabis Business

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A Weed Museum Is Coming to Hollywood

The curated museum will have interactive exhibits, historical artifacts and Instagrammable art installations.

Weed-Dispensing Robots Are A Thing

New from company Greenbox: CBD and THC vending machines.

NFL's Calvin Johnson and Rob Sims Talk Cannabis: It's 'A God-Given Gift'

Two battered former players who never had an alternative to opioids for pain have launched an cannabis business so others will.

CNBC's Tim Seymour Talks About Cannabis M&A, Private Vs. Public Markets

Cannabis is good investment, unless you guess the wrong company.

New Report: US Cannabis Market Could Hit $22.7B by 2023

Legal marijuana will no longer be an exclusively West Coast phenomena as East Coast and Midwestern states legalize huge new markets.

12 Essential Conferences for Meeting Everyone You Need to Know to Succeed in Cannabis

Mark your calendars. These are the top 12 canna is conferences to go to over the next year.

Here's the Medical Cannabis Super Bowl Ad CBS Refused to Run

Both CBS and the NFL lag far behind the American public on the subject of medical marijuana.

System Of A Down's Shavo Odadjian Gets Into the Weed Business

The bassist's company, 22Red, introduces cannabis lifestyle brand.

Protecting Your IP Is (No Surprise) Even Harder in the Cannabis Business

Asking the federal government for a patent or trademark on anything cannabis related is harder than with ordinary IP.

The World Health Organization Won't Reschedule Cannabis. Should We Care?

In a surprising development, the U.N. comitee decided to punt on their decision to recommend or reschedule cannabis.

AG Jeff Sessions Was (Basically) Fired: The Cannabis Industry Reacts

We tried but we couldn't find anybody unhappy about it.

Exclusive: New Report Estimates Over $1 Billion In Cannabis-Derived Taxes For Nevada

It won't happen until 2024, but it looks like Nevada has hit the jackpot.

Rapper Chris Webby Explains How Cannabis Fits Into the Routine of a Successful Entrepreneur

There is no contradiction between enjoying marijuana and building a busy, successful career.

'Microdosing Moms' and 'Divorced Dads' Emerge Among Cannabis Consumers

Thanks to legalization and the ability to consume discretely by vaping or snacking on edibles, ever more adults are using cannabis.

The DEA Actually Didn't Reschedule CBD: Industry Insiders Explain What Epidiolex's Reclassification Really Means

For decades the DEA has insisted nothing derived from cannabis has any legitimate use. Epidiolex is the first exemption that many believe will lead to a new rule.