Tired of politicians dodging the debate on the legalization and normalization of cannabis in all its forms – from recreational and medical to the embrace of hemp as an alternative to manmade materials that harm the planet? Then perhaps it’s time for a Citizens’ Assembly…
Mary Jane “MJ” Oatman is the Founder of THC Magazine, “Tribal Hemp & Cannabis,” a publication focusing on Hemp and Cannabis freedoms of Indigenous people on tribal land in the U.S. And, yes, Mary Jane is her given birth name. Mary Jane Oatman Representing Indigenous People and their Relationship to Cannabis on Tribal Lands in America.
The American Nurses Association of America (ANAA) published a statement in October of 2016, asking the federal government to further research on cannabis as remedy, proclaiming its support for the use of cannabis and specifically, cannabinoids, for use in treating disease and alleviating symptoms.
In 2011, British Columbia citizen, Corrie Yelland, was diagnosed with anal cancer and faced with undergoing radiation, said to cause second and third degree burns vaginally, rectally, and across her buttocks; damaging her spine for life, and probably fusing shut both her vagina and rectum.
Women of Weed World – Women in Cannabis: A Living History -Survey finding women’s voices in the cannabis space – By Sharon Letts
A grassroots survey intended to provide monthly and quarterly reports on women in the cannabis industry has been circulating on social media, begun by Ladyjane Branding and Wolfe Research & Consulting and sponsored by several companies in the space.
Known as the 1st Lady of the West Coast, or simply, 1st Lady, she was raised in Oakland, in the Bay Area of California, across the bay from San Francisco.
Gisele Fetterman is the Second Lady of Pennsylvania, as wife of John Fetterman, Lt. Governor, second to the Governor. But the title and position doesn’t automatically garner respect or privilege.
Halle Pennington is a second generation legacy farmer in Humboldt County, California, now being groomed to fill her father, Nat Pennington’s shoes..
Sisters, Michelle and Lauren Hackett, were born into food farming, raised in the Salinas Valley, located in Central California, south of San Francisco.
Patients-turned-advocates can make the most difference in educating at the local level. Often, they educate and influence legislators who can help change laws. When someone is helped with cannabis, they are often compelled to share what they’ve learned with others.