Thursday, February 20, 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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5 Winning Food And Cannabis Combos

As a society, we have become intrigued with food and everything that pertains to it including cooking and, of course, my favorite topic — nutrition.  

The Deafening Silence Of Cannabis In The Democratic Debate

Nevada legalized cannabis via a ballot initiative in 2016, and the location of the debate presented a perfect opportunity for debate moderators to engage the issue.

What You Should Know About CBD Massages

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8 Facts You Need To Know When Talking To Your Parents About Cannabis

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How Marijuana Affects Different Parts Of Your Brain

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New York Hits Snags In Cannabis Legalization

A majority of New Yorkers favor legalization, but that opposition from the medical community and law enforcement, among others, remains.

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What You Need To Know About The Molecule That Helps You Get Un-High

Olivetol competes with THC for binding to the CB1 receptor, which is the receptor in the human body responsible for the psychoactive effects of THC.

The Growth Of Increasingly Strange And Unusual CBD Products

As with any new product made from CBD, manufacturers can make any claim about what their infused product can do.

Should The ATF Be The Feds’ Next Step After Marijuana Is Federally Legalized?

Three of the current presidential candidates claim that, if elected, they will legalize marijuana at the federal level. This would not just be rescheduling it, but completely taking if off the DEA's list of controlled substances.

Surprising Conservative Investors Who’ve Stuck With Marijuana Stocks

Investing in marijuana stocks is risky these days, so why is CalPERS sinking more money into major cannabis companies?  

Hemp: Marijuana Or Not Marijuana?

Since the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill in December, 2018, significant attention has been paid to the differences between hemp and marijuana.

The Rise And Impending Doom Of Canna-Bro Culture

Fast-moving canna-bros took the industry to unbelievable heights, partying like dot.com billionaires-to-be. But as the stock prices show, the party is over.