Her Canna Life: Q&A with Windy Borman, “Mary Janes: The Women of Weed”

What is your advice for women in the cannabis industry? You can’t talk about cannabis without including gender equality, social justice and environmental sustainability. We’re at a critical point [...]

ESTROHAZE: Filmmaker Windy Borman Talks New Documentary, ‘Mary Janes: The Women of Weed’, and the “Puffragette” Movement

Conversing with acclaimed Director/Producer Windy Borman was thoroughly engaging; eye opening too. Borman was far from a cannoisseur when she embarked upon her new film, Mary Janes: the Women of [...]

Press Release: “Mary Janes: The Women of Weed” debuts at the Mill Valley Film Festival

“MARY JANES: THE WOMEN of WEED”, a groundbreaking documentary about women leading the cannabis industry, debuts at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Through interviews with Grammy® Award-winning [...]

Dr. Sue Sisley, MD

Dr. Sue Sisley MD is an Arizona-based physician practicing Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. She works as Medical Director for medical cannabis license holders in 12 different states/territories [...]

AC Braddock | CEO, Eden Labs

AC Braddock is the CEO of the industry’s most innovative and respected extraction technology company and a career entrepreneur.   She has a keen eye for new trends, product placement, business [...]

Ellen Bukstel | Singer/Songwriter

From menopause to marijuana, from peace to politics, from poignant to provocative, Ellen Bukstel writes and sings about it all. Renowned as an activist who puts her passions to song, Ellen has [...]

Wanda James | CEO, Simply Pure

Wanda James is the CEO and Co-Founder of Simply Pure, one of Colorado’s most recognized dispensaries. Simply Pure is known for being a politically focused dispensary, which fights for the [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Melissa Etheridge Models Female Leadership in the Legal Cannabis Industry

Grammy® Award-winning singer-songwriter Etheridge joins the cast of “ganjaprenuers” who appear in “Mary Janes: The Women of Weed”, a groundbreaking documentary about women in the weed business. [...]

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 [...]

Leah Maurer | The Weed Blog

Leah is a canna-journalist and advocate who lives in Portland, Oregon. She was very involved in cannabis legalization there, helping found New Approach Oregon and starting a group called Moms for [...]

Julianna Carella | CEO and Founder, Auntie Dolores and Treatibles

In 2008 entrepreneur, innovator, visionary and expert Julianna Carella married her more than 20 years of culinary work with cannabis and established Auntie Dolores. Her line of delicious, healthy [...]

Sara Batterby | CEO, Hifi Farms

Sara has 20 years of marketing, operations and business development experience in high growth, early stage companies in real estate, technology and finance.  Prior to entering the cannabis [...]

Why is environmental sustainability essential to the future of the cannabis industry?

We asked cannabis industry thought leaders about how much eco-sustainability was essential to the “budding” cannabis industry. Their answers proved that not only is environmental [...]

Karen O’Keefe | Director of States Policies, Marijuana Policy Project

Karen O’Keefe manages grassroots and direct lobbying efforts in state legislatures for the largest marijuana policy reform organization in the United States — the Marijuana Policy Project [...]

Why is Gender Parity Important to the Cannabis Industry? (Part 1)

When building the cannabis industry from the ground up, why is gender parity (having at least 50% women) so important? More than half of the U.S. population is female, yet less than 15% of [...]