The Cannabist: Why women in the weed industry need to make their mark now

The Cannabist: Why women in the weed industry need to make their mark now

Excerpt from The Cannabist

“If we don’t start trying to shift the dialogue now about what that means to have women represented in this kind in an equitable manner … we need to start these conversations now so we can in fact build a better kind of industry,” Betty Aldworth, executive director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, said on a recent episode of The Cannabist Show.

 

Marijuana editor Ricardo Baca also asks Aldworth about an opinion piece she wrote for The Cannabist about the blatant sexism she’s seen in the cannabis industry (“I was done with being evaluated based on my bits and not my brains,” she said), and Women Grow founder Jane West pushes for more women to enter the cannabis industry now — to prevent a glass ceiling from being built.

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