Tag Archives: Women

Pot-Smoking on the Rise Among U.S. Pregnant Women

Pot-Smoking on the Rise Among U.S. Pregnant Women

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.

Marijuana's Female Pioneers Are Being Pushed Aside in the Legal Weed Boom

Marijuana’s Female Pioneers Are Being Pushed Aside in Legal Weed Boom

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.

Ellementa Founders Educate Women About Cannabis But Face Funding Stigmas

Ellementa Founders Educate Women About Cannabis

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.

Impact Network

IMPACT Network Announces Clinical Research Focus on Cannabis for Women

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.


W!NK™ Unveils a New Line of Vaping Products Designed Specifically for Women to Safely Enjoy Cannabis

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.

Study: Marijuana Use Increases in U.S., Especially Among Men

Study: Marijuana Use Increases in US, Especially Among Men

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.


Research: Daily Marijuana Use Leads to Lower BMI

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.

CannaBit Projections and Female Decline

Weekly CannaBit: Female Marijuana Consumers Represent a Key Market Opportunity

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.

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Weekly CannaBit: Gender Gap in Medical Marijuana Program Participation

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.

Women Grow DC

Giadha Aguirre DeCarcer Speaks to Women Grow DC

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


AnnaBís Introduces High-Fashion, Cannabis-Toting Handbags

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.


Mother-Daughter Business Wins NY License

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.


Famous Women Love Cannabis And Don’t Care Who Knows It

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.”