Q&A with Dahlia Mertens, Mary Jane’s Medicinals

Q&A with Dahlia Mertens, Mary Jane’s Medicinals

Dahlia Mertens, creator of Mary Jane Medicinals lives a life we want.  She’s perched up on Colorado’s Western Slope, yet nestled comfortably in the small mountain town of Telluride. She is a dog lover extraordinaire, and she is a thriving entrepreneur who has created...
West Coast Women: Tina Gordon

West Coast Women: Tina Gordon

Tina Gordon is a Northern California cannabis cultivator in southern Humboldt County. A former music industry guru and current documentary filmmaker, Gordon transitioned from city life to the sweet solitude of mountain life in 2007 after taking over a 40-acre stretch...
West Coast Women: Yvonne Perez Emerson

West Coast Women: Yvonne Perez Emerson

Yvonne Perez Emerson is the founder of Make and Mary, a plant medicine brand focusing on the connection between creativity and cannabis. Emerson’s background is as a graphic designer, with more than three decades in the industry. She also started a nonprofit in...
West Coast Women: Christine Smith

West Coast Women: Christine Smith

In late 2014, Christine Smith’s curiosity for incorporating cannabis into her wellness routine led her to launch Grön, a line of environmentally conscientious hemp-infused confections. She was looking for something that could help with her anxiety, stress, and the...
Mennlay Golokeh Aggrey

Mennlay Golokeh Aggrey

Mennlay Golokeh Aggrey is no stranger to the challenges that women — particularly women of color — face within the marijuana industry. The 35-year-old cannabis creative started working with marijuana in 2005 in Humboldt County, California. At the time, Aggrey says,...