Women in Weed: Breaking Down Barriers in Canada’s Cannabis Industry
The cannabis industry and the culture surrounding for decades has been largely dominated by men and, despite the recent legalization of recreational cannabis, it still is. In a report by New Frontier Data, 27% of respondents reveal that they have witnessed sexual harassment in the cannabis industry in North America.
The numbers are high for a growing industry, showcasing that anyone can experience violence and harassment in the workplace, men included. But when we breakdown the inherent power imbalance between men and women, we can see how women, trans, and non-binary individuals can be far more vulnerable and exposed to violence and harassment within an organization.
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The Hunt: Toronto
Have you always wanted to visit Toronto but have needed a tour guide? Fear not, I can help you! In 2017, I wrote my very own travel guide via Gatehouse Publishing called The HUNT Toronto.
This award-winning guide is part of a series (The Hunt Guide) and featured over 100 unique local businesses throughout the city of Toronto including some of my favourite underground, local haunts.