Does cannabis affect women differently?

With the legalization of recreational weed, many more women are smoking or consuming cannabis. As noted in The Guardian’s well-researched article, “The Deadly Truth About a World Built for Men,” many standards like drug dosage information, seat heights and other safety mechanisms are designed for male bodies.  The idea that medication and drugs like cannabis…

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CBD Benefits for Cortisol and Stress Management for Women

While CBD is a useful tool for soothing stress, it’s also beneficial for women when gender-specific concerns arise, such as cramps, PMS symptoms, hormonal imbalances, fertility, etc. Women can sometimes experience hormonal imbalances close to their menstrual cycles, which means that they can suffer from monthly skin issues, changes in mood, weight gain, hair loss,…

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Women and Weed: an homage to female-led cannabis

  It’s March! Happy International Women’s Month! The modern history of cannabis cultivation has been dominated by male narratives: whether its reports of the newest products or profiles of those working to end prohibition, women’s involvement is all too often ignored. But this wasn’t always the case. Cannabis’ history in folk medicine highlights the ways…

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