Women in Weed: Charting Change for Male-dominated Cannabis Culture

Women face uphill battle to reach top of cannabis business, but there are signs it can be done.

Jamie Shaw wasn’t seeking a career change when she visited her doctor to help her deal with anxiety.

To her surprise, she was encouraged to try medical marijuana and visit the B.C. Compassion Club Society.

“I thought it was the funniest damn thing I ever heard,” she said, adding she didn’t expect to be prescribed marijuana.

She took her doctor’s advice, left her career in the film industry and in less than two decades went from a newcomer in the city’s cannabis scene to one of its leaders and strongest advocates.

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