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…

Q&A With Mother’s High Tea Founder Susan Squibb

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An MJ News Network Exclusive Mother’s High Tea is a non-consumption event celebrating women and mothers in the cannabis community. Founded by Susan Squibb in 2011 to honor her own mother, this event is the longest running women’s cannabis event in the U.S. and the only one to welcome children.  MJ News Network had a Read the full article…

Women Leaders in Cannabis finds group to take Thanksgiving donations

When WLC said they wanted to donate food baskets, Autism Rocks was excited to receive them.

OREGON:  A nonprofit trade organization based on philanthropy has reached out to help during the holiday – but had the offer turned down. The group, “Women Leaders in Cannabis,” says it’s been denied several times. The Eugene office of the Oregon Department of Human Services and two charities said “no” when the group wanted to donate turkey Read the full article…

The Women In Cannabis Who Keep Me Lifted

Cannabis ladies are a special breed and by bringing together our diversities, we are the ones who will also be lifting the world into normalization after legalization.

WASHINGTON:  Last night I attended MJBA Women’s Alliance ‘Power To Influence’ at the Sorrento Hotel in Seattle, WA. Surrounded by lady politicians, business owners, advocates, moms, and grandmas I had my spirits lifted and was reminded why I am sitting here right now plinking on a keyboard about cannabis. When I joined my first women’s cannabis group, Read the full article…

Women At Work: No Old-Boys Network In New Field, Medical Marijuana Pioneers Say

“There is no such thing as an old boys’ network in a new industry,” says Wendy Berger Shapiro, co-founder of a group called Illinois Women in Cannabis.

ILLINOIS:  It’s an industry, they say, that’s too new to have a glass ceiling. And for many women, that’s a good reason to get into the booming legal marijuana business. “There is no such thing as an old boys’ network in a new industry,” says Wendy Berger Shapiro, co-founder of a group called Illinois Women Read the full article…

Meet The Women Behind “The Power of Politics”

MJBA Women's Alliance Luncheon

WASHINGTON: In preparation for tomorrow evening’s historic gathering, MJNewsNetwork sat down with the Washington power women behind the “Power of Politics” – ladies from both sides of the political aisle, representing recreational and medical marijuana business owners – to ask them about tomorrow’s historic event.  Organized by the MJBA Women’s Alliance, and sponsored by Eden Labs, Washington Read the full article…

Women Grow Lobby Days February 11-13, 2015 Washington, DC

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

  DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Meet with members of congress in a structured environment surrounded by some of the top women in cannabis. No lobbying experience required! The National Cannabis Industry Association will schedule meetings on the hill and provide you with training. The passing of protections for state-sanctioned medical marijuana patients and caregivers in the omnibus spending Read the full article…

Seattle WA 11/6: MJBA Women’s Alliance Hosts Ladybud Publisher Diane Fornbacher

Ladybud Magazine Publisher Diane Fornbacher will address the MJBA Women’s Alliance on November 6, 2014 at the Red Lion Hotel Bellevue.

WASHINGTON:  MJBA Women’s Alliance and Eden Labs team up for an exclusive evening with Ladybud Magazine publisher Diane Fornbacher and dynamic personal and business finance expert Debbie Whitlock next month in Seattle for “The Power to Lead.” Get inspired to lead the way with other major women leaders in the cannabis industry, including mistress of ceremonies Shawn DeNae Waggenseller of Washington Bud Company, legal Read the full article…