Since the beginning of time, women have been at the forefront of cannabis: Egyptian women used cannabis-infused suppositories to ease childbirth and uterine pain, Persian women treated migraines in the ninth century, Margaret Mead told the US Senate it should be legal, and Maya Angelou extolled the virtues of the plant.
Today, women are making music with cannabis plants, curating interactive canna-friendly art experiences, educating and advocating for responsible use as a parent, and creating professional resources for women entrepreneurs. As more states and countries legalize cannabis, women are finding new ways to innovate and collaborate. While this should seem exciting, the sad truth is that the percentage of women business ownership in the cannabis space is steadily declining. […]
Lisa Snyder, CEO and founder of Tokeativity, a world-wide social media network and conduit for connection, aims to correct the imbalance created by the War on Drugs. Founded with partner Samantha Montanaro, Tokeativity educates its audience and offers a safe space for women to learn and connect. In addition to online and “real-life” networking events, Tokeativity provides many educational resources to ensure that women get a seat at the table and have opportunities to assume leadership roles in cannabis.
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