Melissa Etheridge: Middle-aged Women are Leading the Marijuana Revolution

How did rock star Melissa Etheridge become the keynote speaker for the leading cannabis business event?

Melissa Etheridge is a woman of many identities. She’s a rock star who has made music for more than 30 years, bringing home two Grammys and an Academy Award in the process. She’s an LGBTQ activist, frequently speaking out in favor of gay rights and marrying her partner just last year. And she’s a cannabis advocate and entrepreneur, having recently launched a line of cannabis-infused “wine tinctures.”

On Thursday, Etheridge will don that last hat as she gives the keynote the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition in Los Angeles. In the lead-up to her speech,Fortune caught up with Etheridge to talk about her role as a leader of the cannabis movement, her new product line, and, of course, her music.

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