Hollyweed North Cannabis To Acquire Women Grow

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CANADA: Renee Gagnon, Founder and CEO of HollyWeed North Cannabis announced that the company has signed a letter of intent dated September 10, 2018, to acquire Women Grow, a global company that provides connections, education and empowerment for aspiring and current cannabis entrepreneurs and business executives. Founded in 2014 in Denver, Women Grow has had over Read the full article…

NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally Is May 5th

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RESIST PROHIBITION, REALIZE, LEGALIZE NYC Cannabis Parade & Founding Chapter of the Global Marijuana March Leads Worldwide Day of Advocacy and Entertainment

The 47th Annual Parade starts in Midtown and marches to Union Square Park for an afternoon rally NEW YORK: New York’s longest running annual pro-cannabis event, established by The Youth International Party (Yippies) in 1971, the NYC Cannabis Parade and Rally, returns for its 47th year on May 5.   A powerful roster of elected officials, including two state Read the full article…

The Cannabrander With Ben Weinberg: Lessons From The Women Grow Leadership Summit

As a non-traditional impact investment vehicle, WG fulfills a social mission using a for-profit structure.

By Benjamin Weinberg COLORADO: Hundreds of established and up-and-coming cannabis industry leaders came together to share stories and insights in Denver, Colorado, on February 1-2, 2018, at the Women Grow Leadership Summit (WGLS). During two intense days of learning and networking, they connected, educated, and empowered each other at the largest industry largest gathering focused Read the full article…

Women Grow Launches WomenGrow TV With LOOT Interactive On Twitch TV

Exclusive Content of Programming, Signature Networking Events, Interviews,
and Behind-the-Scenes at 2018 Leadership Summit

Exclusive Programming, Networking Events, Interviews & Behind-the-Scenes at 2018 Leadership Summit COLORADO: Women Grow, the cannabis industry’s largest professional networking organization, is expanding its media presence with its new channel on Twitch.tv. The online channel will officially launch during the Women Grow 2018 Leadership Summit in Denver this February 1 and 2.  WomenGrow TV (WGTV) will feature exclusive 2018 Read the full article…

CEO Leah Heise Resigns From Women Grow

Leah Heise is out as CEO Women's Grow

NEW JERSEY: Women Grow, the cannabis industry’s largest professional networking organization, announces leadership changes. Leah Heise, Chief Executive Officer and Maryland regulatory compliance attorney has stepped down effective immediately. Heise is the recipient of a Maryland Dispensary pre-approval and will depart from her role as CEO to focus on the requirements to open her family-owned Read the full article…

Marijuana Growers Focus On Branding To Fetch Premium Prices For What They Say Is Premium Product

Sara Batterby (center, left) and Leah Maurer confer during a Women Grow event in Portland. They are co-chairs of the local chapter, part of the national organization that supports females in the cannabis industry through networking and education. The Portland chapter is the largest and fastest growing in attendance. Stephanie Yao Long/Oregon Live Staff

OREGON: Sara Batterby looks forward to the day her marijuana is treated like produce in a Portland grocery store – where cage-free eggs are a dollar more than plain eggs and organic tomatoes from the Willamette Valley are a cut above ones from California. Batterby is chief executive of Hifi Farms in Portland, which grows pot indoors using Read the full article…

Suburban Moms Selling Weed Is No Longer Just A TV plotline

Women are increasingly entering the marijuana market as business owners and customers.

COLORADO:  Suburban moms selling marijuana is no longer just the plotline of the Showtime series “Weeds”. It’s a growing reality. Women are increasingly entering the marijuana market as business owners and customers, as the legal obstacles are gradually cleared and retail spaces grow in number. Women Grow, a Denver-based industry network for women in the Read the full article…

Women In Pot Business Gather In Bend, Oregon

A group of about 40 marijuana business women gathered in Bend Oregon to join with a nationwide group of entrepreneurs.

OREGON:  Lisa Page, a former Dairy Queen manager in Missoula, Montana, recently moved to Central Oregon, after a short stint in New Jersey, to grow marijuana for Lunchbox Alchemy, a Bend business run by her daughter and son-in-law. Page and her partner bought 30 acres near Alfalfa and plan on putting in a crop, she Read the full article…

Mother’s High Tea With Cannabis Maven Susan Squibb

This event is for women and mothers in cannabis business and legal reform. It’s a networking event with a speaker program and event activities.

COLORADO:  Women are rewriting the social rules regarding marijuana use, and driving innovation in the emerging legal cannabis industry.  To celebrate and pay tribute to them, Denver-based 4 & 20 Blackbird Productions and organizers Cannabis Maven Susan Squibb and Christie Lunsford will play host to  the 3rd Biennial Mother’s High Tea, a networking event for women and Read the full article…

Meet The Women Pushing Pot In D.C.

60 or so members of Women Grow, a newly launched national network of female marijuana entrepreneurs, gathered for a two-day lobbying tour of Capitol Hill.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  They weren’t quite what someone would imagine a group of stoners to be. And that’s exactly what they wanted. In pantsuits and blowouts, blazers and high-fashion buns, 60 or so members of Women Grow, a newly launched national network of female marijuana entrepreneurs, gathered at the National Press Club on Thursday morning Read the full article…