Cannabis women execs share industry’s success tips - Cannabis News

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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Women Grow CEO Leah Heise on the Power of Women, and Men, in Cannabis – Cannabis News

We sat down with Women Grow CEO Heise to learn more about the organization and her plans for 2017.

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Marijuana and gender equity: Why cannabis industry is a magnet for women executives – Cannabis News

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?

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"Pot moms" share passions and anxieties about their profession – Cannabis News

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.

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How the Agency Grind Led This Art Director to Dream Up Gourmet Marijuana Edibles – Cannabis News

For freelance art director Monica Lo, weed isn't just a cure for creative woes, it's also her burgeoning part-time business.

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‘Kind of taboo’: Pot industry moms form support group in an era of legalization – Cannabis News

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.

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5 Women Rocking the Cannabis Industry – Cannabis News

MERRY JANE presents "Trailblazing Cannabis" highlighting women thriving in the legal marijuana industry.

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Marijuana, Menstrual Cramps, and Minorities: Q&A With Whoopi Goldberg – Cannabis News

Comedian and TV personality Whoopi Goldberg announced in March she was teaming up with California edibles producer Maya Elisabeth to tackle a new medical cannabis demographic:women who suffer from menstrual cramps.

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Why the Marijuana Business Is Appealing to Female Entrepreneurs – Cannabis News

So much about selling legal cannabis remains to be worked out—including the industry’s gender norms.

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Women see no ceiling in Maryland medical marijuana industry – Cannabis News

The burgeoning sisterhood of Maryland's marijuana entrepreneurs gathered in the back room of a Columbia chain restaurant recently, swapping business ideas over chicken wings and cheese cubes.

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Women Are Growing a More Diverse Cannabis Industry – Cannabis News

Female entrepreneurs are carving out a space for themselves in the burgeoning sector.

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More women coming out of ‘weed closet’ as jurisdictions across U.S. legalize marijuana – Marijuana News

With jurisdictions around the country legalizing pot for recreational and medicinal use, budding groups like Women Grow are rising to the forefront of what had been an illegal black market dominated by men.

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