SAN FRANCISCO — Female leaders of the cannabis industry in the Bay Area shared their secrets of success with up-and-coming women who want to stake a claim in the business during a gathering Thursday night hosted by Women Grow.
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The new and flourishing business of cannabis is drawing large numbers of women execs. Why does marijuana draw a higher percentage of women than many other industries?
Marijuana is now legal in some form in more than half of all states, and more women are legally getting into the pot industry -- many of them are moms.
For freelance art director Monica Lo, weed isn't just a cure for creative woes, it's also her burgeoning part-time business.
The parents say they are proud of their professions, but they don’t want their children to be inundated with marijuana talk — or, worse, to be judged at school by adults and children who disapprove of their parents’ work.
So much about selling legal cannabis remains to be worked out—including the industry’s gender norms.