Thursday, April 9, 2020

David Hodes

David Hodes is a cannabis business and lifestyle journalist based in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. He is the former editor of seven different business magazines, and has contributed feature articles to several general business/lifestyle publications as well as 11 national cannabis publications including Sensi, Dope, Leafly, Cannabis Science and Technology, Cannabis Business Executive and others. He was named the 2018 Journalist of the Year by Americans for Safe Access, the largest medical cannabis advocacy organization in the world, and has moderated and/or presented sessions at six national and international cannabis business conferences. Hodes is member of the National Press Club, and deputy booking agent for the National Press Club Headliners Committee.

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What Is The Best Time Of Day To Take CBD?

Finding the right time of day could improve the effectiveness of this hemp-derived product, getting users closer to their desired results.

Tom Brady Told Howard Stern He Smoked Weed In High School

Tom Brady may have enjoyed the usual toke, but letting down his dad stopped him from becoming a marijuana user.

Charlotte’s Web Namesake Charlotte Figi Passes From COVID-19

Charlotte Figi came to fame as the sweet little girl who suffered hundreds of seizures a day from a rare condition called Dravet Syndrome.

Federal Marijuana Legalization Necessary For Coronavirus Bailouts

Considering the industry was already suffering from some relatively troubled times before the virus struck, many cannabis businesses may soon go broke.

New To Smoking Marijuana? Expect Coughing, Anxiety, And Paranoia

New or occasional users were more likely to experience adverse reactions from smoking marijuana than frequent users, researchers reported.

Feds Will Pay Scientists To Study Marijuana’s Effects On COVID-19

The National Institute on Drug Abuse is calling for research into the effects smoking marijuana has on the coronavirus.

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Why The Black Market Continues To Thrive — And What Is Being Done About It

While the black market is thriving in nearly every market where cannabis is sold — it was 60% of second quarter sales in Canada in 2019 — it appears to be particularly troublesome in California.

Will Cannabusiness Get Bailed Out From Losses During And After Pandemic?

If a business is declared “essential” during this time, shouldn't it be allowed to get in line for some federal assistance?

Are There Dangerous Heavy Metals In Your Weed? Not Even Growers Know

Heavy metals are clearly a serious concern for any cannabis grower.

5 Ways CBD Products Are Taking Society By Storm

CBD has worked its way out of the labs and into a wellness regimen for thousands of consumers over the last five years.

Who Really Controls The Cannabis Industry?

Getting past federal barriers, such as the DEA, FDA and DOJ, is crucial to advancing the industry.

Why Mice Are Perfect For Marijuana Research

Mice are anatomically, physiologically, and genetically similar to humans. In fact, humans and mice share about 95% of their 30,000 genes.