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Women in Weed: How Legal Marijuana Could Be the First Billion-Dollar Industry Not Dominated by Men

Women in Weed: How Legal Marijuana Could Be the First Billion-Dollar Industry Not Dominated by Men

It seems fitting that a plant called Mary Jane could smash the patriarchy. After all, only female marijuana flowers produce cannabinoids like the potent THC chemical that gets users buzzed. Pot farmers strive to keep all their crops female through flowering female clones of one plant, called the Mother. And women are moving into the pot business so quickly that they could make it the first billion-dollar industry that isn’t dominated by men.

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The Weed Blog: Bend Chapter Women Grow Hosts Infused Topicals Panel

The Weed Blog: Bend Chapter Women Grow Hosts Infused Topicals Panel

Cannabis infused topicals that are rubbed onto the skin pass through the skin, and into the muscle tissue without entering the bloodstream, which means that it won’t show up on a standard urine and blood analysis. Topicals and products that contact mucus membranes enter the body a bit differently, and when cannabis products contact these areas they will enter the bloodstream.

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13 Weird Networking Tips for Marijuana Industry Events

13 Weird Networking Tips for Marijuana Industry Events

This weekend there will be many celebrations for #420Weekend across the country. The media will be broadcasting these images as representations of the legal marijuana industry to the rest of the world and you get to shape that coverage. Here’s our tips for creating images that we can all be proud of while getting the business connections you need.

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Women Grow: Group educates moms on how to talk to kids about legal marijuana

Women Grow: Group educates moms on how to talk to kids about legal marijuana

The group is hoping to help Oregon moms, both those for and against Measure 91, understand how to talk to their kids about the dangers of marijuana on young minds.

...Marijuana became legal in Oregon nearly two weeks ago. Though there is no way to legally buy it or sell it, the mothers who met Sunday hope when recreational stores open, they'll cripple the black market and cut off teen access to pot.

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