Civilized: “Can Cannabis Actually Be a Feminist Industry?” by Diana-Ashley Krach

By |Published On: November 23rd, 2018|1.1 min read|

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.


Read the entire article over at Civilized

About the Author: Lisa Snyder

Lisa Snyder
Lisa Snyder is the Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer of Tokeativity, The Global Feminist Community for Active Cannabis Culture. She is a feminist and plant medicine advocate with over 25 years of digital strategy experience and has passionately supported the self-healing revolution through consumption and plant medicine advocacy. She has been recognized for her work in Forbes, Rolling Stone, Condé Nast Traveler, Yahoo! Finance, The Guardian, MJ Lifestyle, Travel Portland, Dope Magazine, Civilized, Magnetic Magazine, Willamette Week, and Time Out New York among others. After losing both parents to cancer in her 20’s, she passionately partnered her community building, feminist event planning, and web skills with fellow event planner, cannabis entrepreneur and community builder, Samantha Montanaro, to create Tokeativity in 2016.

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