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 [...]

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 [...]

Andrea James | Founder, National Council For Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls

Andrea James is the Founder and Executive Director of the National Council For Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, founder of Families for Justice as Healing, author of Upper [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Breaking the Grass Ceiling: Women in senior leadership in cannabis

    Women make up 36% of senior leadership in the cannabis industry. (Source: Inc.) The national average is only 22%. Women are leaving other industries and joining—or starting—cannabis companies [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

“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, [...]

Lindsay Robinson | Executive Director, California Cannabis Industry Association

Lindsay Robinson is the Executive Director of the California Cannabis Industry Association, the most influential statewide trade association representing the cannabis industry. CCIA was [...]