Jamaican hotelier offers Sha’carri Richardson one-week vacation

Sha’Carri’s ganja vacation? Delroy Allen the owner and managing director of Takuma Boutique Hotel in Mt. Zion, Montego Bay, a GanjaVacations resort partner, is extending a complimentary one-week, all-inclusive vacation to US sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson. It’s a respite that, he hopes, will put her “on a track for spiritual and emotional renewal.” Well! Will she, …

Women Want Weed – Female Marijuana Consumption Rates are Skyrocketing at a Record Pace

We’ve posted before about the extent to which women are driving cannabis sales but it’s worth doing again because it is such a very, very big deal. Women and especially Gen-Z women just can’t get enough weed and this is already beginning to drive how products are packaged and marketed. The future of cannabis is …

The future of cannabis is female: Gen Z women are fastest-growing consumers of legal weed

The new trend for marijuana products is clear labels, lab-tested ingredients, standardized dosing and modern branding that takes its design cues from traditional consumer brands – with labels in many cases, similar to beauty and hair care products. Why, you ask? They are targeting women. And Gen Z women, in particular. https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/future-cannabis-female-gen-z-women-are-fastest-growing-consumers-n1274253

For some Black women, cannabis use is a ‘radical act’ of self-care

Many Black women characterize cannabis as a cornerstone of their self-care, particularly in the last year, when daily stressors were exacerbated by both the Covid-19 pandemic, which disproportionately impacted Black Americans, and high-profile incidents of police killings of Black people. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/black-women-cannabis-use-radical-act-self-care-rcna1416

Meet the Women Bringing Weed to the Deep South

Blounts & Moore, the GRITS (Girls Raised in the South) bringing weed to the deep South. They see a burgeoning cannabis industry as a way to bring generational wealth to African American communities. https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/blounts-moore-black-investment-legal-weed-1186858/

Women appear to be increasingly relying on organic CBD to help them with health conditions – often without consulting with their primary care or OB/GYN physicians. They are just substituting or supplementing prescription drugs with cannabinoids. Apparently, discussing CBD with doctors is complicated. https://cannabislaw.report/more-women-are-turning-to-cbd/

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