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Meet 3 Women of Color Lighting Up the Cannabis Industry

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In the United States, women hold just 21 percent of executive positions at companies, regardless of industry or company size — but according to a recent survey from Marijuana Business Daily, that number jumps to nearly 37 percent for women in the cannabis industry.

The recreational cannabis industry in the US pulls in more than $7 billion each year, and as more states pass laws in favor of the use and sale of cannabis, business- and legal-savvy women entrepreneurs are eyeing opportunities that allow them to participate in the emerging industry while staying true to their longtime passions. The cannabis industry is growing at a rapid rate, and these three entrepreneurs have all found ways to pursue their interests while getting a piece of the green rush.

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Published: October 08, 2019
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