BIG BUDS MAGAZINE-“Women and cannabis Women And Weed: Here’s Why Female Cannabis Consumers Are In Hiding” by Avital Norman Nathman

By |Published On: June 3rd, 2019|1 min read|

As cannabis legalization continues to sweep the United States, it’s become commonplace to find folks being more open and forthcoming about their consumption of this therapeutic plant…Yet, for some, the stigma surrounding the plant remains, as women in particular — i.e., those that consume cannabis and those who work within the industry — are still finding themselves trapped in the “green closet.”

Lisa Snyder, founder and CEO of female-centric global cannabis community Tokeativity…understands the hesitance of some women. Snyder identifies as queer, and for her, it almost felt like a second coming out when she became vocal about her career. “Initially, I didn’t tell anyone I was involved with Tokeativity,” she says. “I left it off of the ‘about’ page completely, because what we were doing was edgy and I wasn’t sure how it would be received. After about six months of working with Samantha, creating spaces for women to connect and consume, along with a curiosity from the media about our work, I tapped into my queer roots and found bravery once again to come out of the green closet this time.”

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