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Light One Up in Celebration of Women’s History Month

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Light One Up in Celebration of Women’s History Month

The beginning of March kicks of the start of Women’s History Month.  It began as a national, annual celebration in 1981 and now many organizations join in paying tribute including the Library of Congress, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Smithsonian Institution — to name a few. This is a time to honor and celebrate the women throughout our history that have made an impact on our culture. From science to technology to history to art, there have been so many women that have contributed to the progression of humanity. But, what about trailblazers in the cannabis industry or – more importantly – who will be the next league of women making their mark on history?

As more women emerge as CEOs, investment partners and leaders in business, the industry will look to the dynamic, innovative and professionally daring women who will shape the future of the market. Check out these articles below for some of our favorites concerning women and cannabis.

Why We Need More Women in Weed

Start here to get some insight into why it’s been important for the cannabis industry to be deliberate about creating women-friendly environments and how it positively affects the financial market.

Women on Top of the Cannabis Industry

If you need some inspiration or role models to look towards, this article shares some profiles of women who are making it happen in the industry. Learn more about Dr. Lakisha Jenkins, Cheryl Shuman, Olivia Mannix, Jennifer Defalco and others.

Why Women are Underrepresented in the Industry

This article provides a deeper understanding of why women are treated and represented differently in the industry through an interview with Amanda Reiman from the Drug Policy Alliance.

Mellow Moms: A Look at Medical Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

Whether they consume cannabis themselves or use it in the careful treatment of their children, mothers are an important piece of the medical cannabis puzzle. Melanie Dreher conducted a landmark study on cannabis and pregnancy that interest will mothers-to-be and marijuana mamas

Study: Women are More Sensitive to Cannabis

This post garnered thousands of thousands of likes, with women from all over the globe chiming in to share their experiences as smokers. If you haven’t had a chance to share your thoughts, take a moment to comment and join the chorus of proud cannabis lovers.

Are you a woman? What would you do revolutionize the cannabis industry? Share your thoughts with us in the comments. 

6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. Amy Donohue

    March 16, 2017 at 7:01 am

    As a female serial entrepreneur, I have been in the cannabis industry for about 4 years now. It’s empowering to be surrounded by so many female business owners. Also, it’s fun to dominate a new industry. 🙂

  2. Not_ur_playtoy

    March 3, 2015 at 6:46 am

    If you’re wanting Marijuana legalized then whatever you do, in 2016 the presidential election will have this 1 guy named Scott Walker who is AGAINST everything & anything that has to do with legalizing Marijuana. DO NOT VOTE WALKER IN 2016

  3. Freida

    March 2, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    I am 60 . This year I hope to be able to buy some property and start a small farm. I want to take a class on cooking with cannabis. Also I am collecting as many cookbooks and extraction and infusion recipe’s as I can find. This method of eating combined with smoking helps my fibromialga ,pain and epilepsy.

  4. Huanita

    March 2, 2015 at 6:35 am

    I smoke weed every day, and I really like how it works. But ofcourse, I would like to see more females in this industry.

    Stay high 🙂

  5. tammy

    March 1, 2015 at 8:08 pm

    I really feel the legalization of marijuana….would help in Missouri……things, volience is so bad here……you have better chance of being shot then killed in a MVA…

  6. Dia Adele Chretin-Rosales

    March 1, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    Love to read everything u put out

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