The booming cannabis industry in the United States is eager to hire more women on leadership positions, a study by Marijuana Business Daily reveals. Female executives run 36 percent of the businesses in the cannabis industry and are leading 63 percent of the testing labs in the country, the research finds.
Marijuana has multiple health benefits for women and more organizations are now working to educate them about the cannabis usage.
The women domination is seen as one of the main drivers behind the growing acceptance of marijuana legalization among the states. Oregon, Colorado, Washington, and California are some of them that approved marijuana usage thanks to women leaders.
Women’s representation in the industry has brought many opportunities for development and changed the way cannabis companies interact with customers. One of the top cannabis companies led by female CEOs have reported high level of success and are continuing to grow.