Women Grow Edmonton Plants Seeds of Entrepreneurship Ahead of Marijuana Legalization

With marijuana legalization on the horizon in Canada, Edmontonians are starting explore ways they can get involved in what could be a multi-billion dollar industry.

Women Grow Edmonton is already looking at how female entrepreneurs, in particular, can get in on the green.

The group launched a month ago, with the goal of starting a conversation on the future of legal cannabis in Edmonton.

But chair Alison McMahon says it's already creating a buzz.

"It's a way for people ... to come together, as well as an opportunity for anyone who wants to get involved with the industry to come have a place that's professional, where we can make connections and start to build that business community around that topic," McMahon said during an interview on CBC Edmonton's Radio Active.

With federal legislation to legalize marijuana coming in spring 2017, now's the time to have this discussion, McMahon said.

Cannabis industry remains male dominated, McMahon...

e-mail icon Facebook icon Twitter icon LinkedIn icon Reddit icon
Rate this article: 

This marijuana news is brought to you by 420 Intel. For the latest breaking cannabis industry news, subscribe to the 420 Intel newsletter. If you'd like to promote your product or service in this area after every article, contact us.