Marijuana Mavens: Women Making Strides in the Edible Cannabis Industry

April 14, 2015

Drug policy reform and the journey to legalize marijuana isn’t a man’s game. More and more women are making serious strides in the industry, and our very own Jaime Lewis is one of them. She spoke with High Times about her work as a cannabis activist and a Colorado businesswoman, and how she and other ladies are combating sexism and proving that women have more of a role in the industry than just posing for scandalous ads or serving as sexy ambassadors. Marijuana, after all, can be a powerful antidote for many female health issues, like menopause, PMS, anorexia and breast cancer. In the article, Jaime and other influencers discuss further.

While bright young women like Langston strive to end the harms of prohibition in the heartland, long-time activist and Colorado businessperson Jaime Lewis is expanding her Mountain Medicine edibles company, after working for the past five years to establish Good Chemistry, a successful retail cannabis store. Chairperson of the Cannabis Business Alliance, Lewis said “some of us cannabis queens have been fighting this fight before it was pretty” and hopes that new businesses will understand the immense responsibility involved in marketing, advertising and educating the public about cannabis.

Read the rest of the article on High Times.

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