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More pregnant women seem to be using pot — sometimes to ease the nausea of morning sickness or heightened anxiety — and a new study suggests that this slight rise in marijuana use is most pronounced among those younger in age.
In the business of medicinal marijuana, there are strains for almost anything that ails you. So far, though, female entrepreneurs have yet to find a variety that addresses a painful side effect of the booming legal pot industry: sexism.
On a warm evening this past summer, a group of women aged 24-70+ gathered at a community center in Seattle, to share stories of their cannabis use.The Seattle gathering had been organized by Aliza Sherman, co-founder of Ellementa, which aims to connect women online and in person to educate them about cannabis.
More women are diving into the lucrative medical marijuana business — but not all of them are selling pot. Watch how this woman created ‘pot purses.’
Are women fastest growing group of marijuana users? According to CBS, since Californians voted to legalize recreational marijuana women are embracing it.
DENVER, March 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — IMPACT Network, a nonprofit dedicated to Improving Marijuana Policy and Accelerating Cannabinoid Therapeutics, announced their new focus on cannabis for women’s health, as well as several new executive team appointments that will support Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Michele Ross, and newly promoted Deputy Executive Director Susan Parker.
More Arizonans are using medical marijuana than ever before. This is according to a year-end report on the state’s medical marijuana program, which was released on Jan. 24, 2017, by the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Marijuana use among pregnant women in the United States is on the rise. This is according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on Dec. 19, 2016.
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — After 12 months of careful development, W!NK™, a brand designed to deliver an enjoyable and consistent experience to women who use cannabis as part of a therapeutic lifestyle, today announced the launch of its flagship product line.
A new study shows increased marijuana use among U.S. adults, especially among men, according to a Nov. 29, 2016, press release from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Researchers compared 2002 data with 2014 data and found 4 million more women and 6 million more men had used marijuana within the past year.
A reasonable person could expect weight gain among pot smokers who devour snacks after bong hits, but those extra pounds might not appear after all. New research reveals a correlation between daily marijuana use and lower body mass index, according to an abstract recently posted by the National Institutes for Health.
Weekly CannaBit for the week of April 11, 2016: Women are a key demographic in legal marijuana markets, and the growing number of products specifically aimed at female marijuana consumers reflects the significant market opportunity they represent.
On March 30, 2016, Whoopi Goldberg announced in Vanity Fair that she is launching Maya & Whoopi, a medical marijuana company with a product line specifically targeted to relieve pain associated with menstrual cramps.
The cannabis industry is quickly becoming a magnet for female entrepreneurs.
The Oregon Health Authority recently released its January 2016 review of marijuana consumption in the state.
While recent data from New Frontier has shown that women are significantly less likely to participate in medical marijuana programs than men, women working in legal marijuana continue to actively advance the industry.
Steve DeAngelo, founder and CEO of Harborside Health Center, believes that marijuana is better understood not along the usual medical/recreational divide, but as an essential component of wellness.
Weekly CannaBit for the week of Dec. 7, 2015: Women are significantly less likely to participate in medical marijuana programs than men. Women account for half of the U.S. population but only represent one-quarter of the patients in Arizona.
On Dec. 4, 2015, Giadha Aguirre DeCarcer, Founder and CEO of New Frontier, spoke to the Women Grow DC meeting. The message in a nutshell was that now is the time and cannabis is the place for entrepreneurship. She described her own story as an example of the unique opportunities afforded to women and men in a new industry
Jeanine Moss and Ann Shuch are self-described “fashionable women of means,” but it’s not enough that they look good; they want you to look good, too. That’s why they created AnnaBís, a line of handbags and clutches specifically crafted for users who appreciate the sweet leaf and high fashion in equal measure.
Weekly CannaBit for the week of Sept. 14, 2015: The number of patients participating in DC’s medical marijuana program has grown more than ten-fold from 362 in May 2014 to 3,948 in July 2015.
At the local level, Women Grow provides the opportunity for cannabis entrepreneurs to meet and exchange ideas.
On Friday, July 31, 2015, the New York State Health Department announced five organizations that will be allowed to grow and sell medical marijuana. Among them is Etain, LLC., which will open a manufacturing facility in Warren County and dispensaries in Albany, Ulster, Westchester and Onondaga counties.
Susan Sarandon, Jane Fonda, Stevie Nicks, Kelly Clarkson, and Melissa Etheridge are among the famous women who love cannabis and don’t mind saying so. Sarandon responded to a shout out in A$AP Rocky and Action Bronson’s new single “1Train” this week by tweeting the two rappers with an invitation to “blaze one.”
As Legalization 2.0 hits its 18th month stride, women are increasingly making their presence felt in every level of the business and regulatory space.
The legalization of marijuana – no matter how sticky the parameters – will undoubtedly bring the people behind the scenes of a billion-dollar industry to the forefront.
Many CEOs, business owners, and entrepreneurs are breaking barriers in the cannabis industry with unprecedented foresight and drive.
Senate Bill 1298 is making its way through the Colorado state legislature and it is designed to require marijuana dispensaries to warn pregnant women about the potential health effects of marijuana.
The cannabis companies to watch are the ones who will be building out product lines and establishing messages that address women.
A group of businesswomen hitting Capitol Hill on Thursday want lawmakers to recognize that the marijuana industry isn’t just a boys’ club.
The Federal Drug Administration is willing to support continued research into a treatment option that is based on Dronabinol, a cannabinoid, which is one of the many non-THC derivatives of the cannabis plant.
Being a mother is hard work. From sun up to sun down you are juggling a hundred different responsibilities all while trying to mold the minds of these tiny human beings that you somehow found yourself raising.
Just like that klatch of stoners who always hung out under the oak tree during high-school lunch period, the burgeoning marijuana industry needs some women, pronto.