As Canada’s cannabis industry grows, the stoner stereotype is going up in smoke. Women are changing the way weed is marketed and consumed.
From artisanal edibles and anti-aging serums to anxiety remedies and parents looking for alternatives for their children’s’ health, women are creating and advocating for new cannabis products.
Join us to learn how this plant medicine is blossoming in the wellness landscape from some of Toronto’s leading women of weed!
Devon Scoble is a mom and cannabis enthusiast – she’s the content boss at Hempster. A former food and lifestyle writer, she transitioned into the cannabis space after a series of health issues forced her to give up eating gluten. Around the same time, she discovered that cannabis wasn’t just a fun way to relax and forget about how much she missed dumplings, but actually helped ease her neuropathic pains, arthritis, insomnia and other conditions. Since then, she’s focused her career on providing cannabis content for women like herself, to show how cannabis can be a delicious ingredient in a healthy lifestyle.
Tania holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and having had an accident which resulted in degenerative lumbar disease she became a medical patient in 2011. She has made vegan gluten free edibles for other patients for over a decade. She later worked in cannabis consultations with a focus on laboratory and technical writing. She owned and operated a female run dispensary Queens of Cannabis. Once Queens closed in 2017 Tania launched Bloom High Tea Social club, a pop up dispensary that she hopes to one day evolve into a social club for patients
Melody Hassan is an Event Manager based in Toronto with over eight years in the hospitality industry. Upon experiencing the mental and physical benefits of cannabis, she developed a passion to educate the community on cannabis wellness while removing the stigma of female consumers. Melody is currently developing her own Event Planning Company: Cannabuzz Events Inc.