Head of Content
Javier Hasse is a cannabis, hemp, CBD and psychedelics-focused reporter, currently serving as head of content for Benzinga and CEO of Spanish-language news site El Planteo, a company he co-founded. His book, “Start Your Own Cannabis Business,” was published by Entrepreneur Media in 2018 and hit the #1 Best-Seller spot on Amazon.
He is also a Senior Contributor on Forbes, and a member of the Rolling Stone Culture Council and Entrepreneur Media’s Entrepreneur Leadership Network VIP.
As an award-winning reporter and editor, Javier’s had more than 5,000 unique articles in multiple languages published across numerous mass media outlets including CNN, Forbes, MSN, Chicago Tribune, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Entrepreneur Magazine, MarketWatch, Rolling Stone, Houston Chronicle, The Street, Nasdaq, Morningstar, Playboy, Benzinga, MERRY JANE, High Times and many others.
He was recently named in the High Times 100 list of most influential people in the cannabis space.
Beyond cannabis, Javier is a published photographer and Billboard-charting rapper, featured on hip-hop albums that also included Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA and Inspectah Deck, Twista, Lil Windex, Riff Raff, Cyhi The Prynce, Yung Bleu, DJ Whoo Kid, Jonathan Hay, and others.