Women in Weed: How Legal Marijuana Could Be the First Billion-Dollar Industry Not Dominated by Men

Women in Weed: How Legal Marijuana Could Be the First Billion-Dollar Industry Not Dominated by Men

It seems fitting that a plant called Mary Jane could smash the patriarchy. After all, only female marijuana flowers produce cannabinoids like the potent THC chemical that gets users buzzed. Pot farmers strive to keep all their crops female through flowering female clones of one plant, called the Mother. And women are moving into the pot business so quickly that they could make it the first billion-dollar industry that isn’t dominated by men.

Read the rest of this Newsweek cover story by Gogo Lidz:

http://www.newsweek.com/2015/08/28/women-weed-how-legal-marijuana-could-be-first-billion-dollar-industry-not-364249.html

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