I’M 37 AND JUST TRIED WEED FOR THE FIRST TIME (PART 3)

The Big Night Excitement. Anticipation. Sisterhood. These are the words that best describe how I felt walking into my first cannabis “sesh”. In my previous posts, you’ve read that I “started low [...]

THE KIND: Why a Trump Presidency Means It’s Time for the Pot Industry to Get Political

The future of the U.S. cannabis industry has always been uncertain. But is it possible that the cannabis industry has lost its corporate responsibility before it’s really gotten started? On [...]

Did the Cannabis Industry Lose Its Way Before It Started?

The future of the US cannabis industry has always been uncertain. But is it possible that the cannabis industry has lost its corporate responsibility before it’s really gotten started? On [...]

Notes From The Field: Filming in Oregon and Washington

On October 28th, I returned to my home state of Oregon to film some inspiring “women of weed”, including 3 of the 10 women listed in a recent Huffington Post article about Oregon’s successful [...]

2016 Puffragette Guide to Marijuana Legalization

“2016 is a record year for marijuana drug policy reform,” observes Karen O’Keefe, Director of State Policies for Marijuana Policy Project. When we sat down with her last week, O’Keefe shared that [...]

What is the “Male Gaze”?

What is the “male gaze”? The concept was first developed by feminist film critic Laura Mulvey in her 1975 essay entitled “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”. The “male [...]

“Weediquette”, Gender Parity, and the Puffragette Movement

Recently, Weediquette ran it’s “Mary Janes” episode, which featured the women who are building the foundation of the cannabis industry–like our amazing Puffragettes Jane West, Jazmin Hupp, [...]

Notes from the Field: Filming at the Denver Cannabis Diversity Summit

On May 15th, social activists from around the US converged in Denver for the Go G.R.E.E.N.E. Cannabis Diversity Summit.  “Mary Janes: The Women of Weed“ was there to capture the [...]

Filming at the Women Grow Leadership Summit

Imagine you’re in an auditorium full of 1,200 women united around the same cause. You hear excitement in everyone’s voice. Your skin tingles with anticipation. As the lights dim, one of the [...]