Women & Weed: How the Green Rush Is Changing Our Lives
It's easy to feel overwhelmed by the newfound power of buying and using pot. So, first things first - here's a basic look at the plant. What is it? Where has it been? And how do you use it? Even if you consider yourself a pro, a little refresher could not hurt.
As cannabis moves towards legalization and declining social stigma, the green rush has ignited an entrepreneurial spark and that means blazing new trails, and inspiring others.
One thing is for certain, women are flocking to the industry and don’t mind working in high-risk, unchartered territory. Women are starting businesses, growing and extracting, working in real estate and the medical community. Today, at least 25% of executive-level roles in the industry are held by women and that is a slight edgeover U.S. businesses as a whole (23%). However, when it comes to cannabis, it’s rarely obvious what to do next in the ever-changing political, social and medical scene, and, traditionally a woman would have relied on herself when challenges arise.