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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Jill Lamoureux | CEO, SprkLabs

Jill Lamoureux is a nationally recognized cannabis best practice expert in Colorado with extensive experience in cultivation, manufacturing and distribution. Jill was the only industry [...]

Wendy Mosher | CEO, New West Genetics

Wendy Mosher is the Co-Founder and CEO of New West Genetics, a cannabis genetics and breeding company. Mosher is an intensely focused business professional who is corralling a high-potential team [...]

Betty Aldworth | Executive Director, Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Betty Aldworth joined the Students for Sensbile Drug Policy (SSDP) team in February 2014 as Executive Director and has since led the organization through its most substantial growth: the member [...]