Women in the Cannabis Industry Are Dominating!
February 2, 2018 | By Diana Krach
As the cannabis industry expands, so does the opportunity for those who identify as women. This industry is providing a unique way for women to utilize all aspects of their lives and create new experiences. Unlike other industries, women are dominating the field, with 36% of them being in leadership positions.
Because of this, there is a moment happening, one of support and growth. Instead of competing with male counterparts, women are building each other up and creating opportunities that didn’t exist before. Melanie Davis-Saba, founder of Tree Lotion, works with a team of strong women to create healing skin care products.
10 women in the cannabis industry tell us their fav strains
January 22, 2018 | By Keely Quinlan
One question that always gets the toke circle convo going is, “What is your favorite strain?”
Indica or sativa seems to be the primary debate. Personally, I tend to lean more towards sativas or hybrids that are more of a mind-high rather than a body-high. That’s because I hate feeling like I can’t move and indicas always zap my energy, but a nice sativa like White Buffalo or a hybrid like Bruce Banner not only make me feel more active, but more creative as well.
Cannabis Industry Insiders Take Sessions To Task For Threatening Marijuana Crackdown
January 6, 2018 | James McClure
Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent shockwaves through states that have legalized recreational marijuana last Thursday when he rescinded the Department of Justice directive that protected those states from federal prosecution. But the industry wasn’t dumbstruck for long. Key members have spoken out against Sessions, offering their take on the controversial move and what to expect next.
Here’s what they have to say.
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Industry, Advocates, Lawmakers React to Cole Memo Rescission
January 4, 2018 | Danny Reed
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday rescinded the Cole Memo, an informal order that provided a shield from prosecution for businesses and consumers who complied with state marijuana laws from federal prosecution.
The “Sessions Memo” instructs federal prosecutors to “weigh all relevant considerations, including federal law enforcement priorities set by the Attorney General, the seriousness of the crime, the deterrent effect of criminal prosecution, and the cumulative impact of particular crimes on the community” when deciding whether to prosecute growers, sellers, and users of marijuana.