An Essay: Mothering with Marijuana

An Essay: Mothering with Marijuana

When I first became vocal about my relationship with cannabis, I braced myself for the inevitable question: You’re a mom—how can you use marijuana?  Informed by outdated stereotypes and a nagging stigma around this plant, those who ask me this question are confused....
Shining a Light on How Cannabis Is Grown

Shining a Light on How Cannabis Is Grown

While cannabis has been cultivated around the world for thousands of years, modernization has made it easier than ever to grow the plant, whether in an outdoor garden bed or an isolated indoor facility. For canna-connoisseurs, knowing where and how their cannabis is...
Biggest Cannabis “Hits” of 2019

Biggest Cannabis “Hits” of 2019

The U.S. cannabis industry saw some big changes — both good and bad — in 2019. From legal progress on the regional and federal level to health debates over the plant’s effect on pregnant women, we take a look at some of the biggest stories this year.  Illinois...
The Need for Weed Events

The Need for Weed Events

Attending cannabis events in adult-use states can be one of the most daunting or exhilarating experiences for new consumers.  Weed events can feel intimidating. Huge smoke clouds fill the room, joints are being rolled, smoked, and passed; and even the food served may...
Is it safe to use cannabis during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use cannabis during pregnancy?

We explore the topic in Issue 02 of Sweet Jane Magazine Legal access to cannabis in the U.S. means more women are grappling with whether to consume the plant while pregnant. The percentage of pregnant women in the U.S. self-reporting cannabis use within the last month...