Industry leaders deserve recognition for continuing to move the industry forward, develop new and innovative products, and are on the rise as people to pay attention to in 2021. In Louisiana, Dr. Macias focuses on delivering affordable medical marijuana healthcare options and patient education on aligning a medical marijuana strain with a specific condition or…

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We asked eight of the entrepreneurs featured on our 100 Powerful Women list: Customers and employees expect companies to be socially engaged. What’s your advice for other leaders as they figure out what that means for them?  If these times have taught us anything, they have certainly shown us the importance of remaining connected to our community,…

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Cannabis first captured Chanda Macias’ interest more than fifteen years ago. With a background in cancer research, particularly aggressive forms of breast cancer, and a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, she uncovered studies suggesting the incredible therapeutic potential of the cannabis plant. Marijuana was the ultimate therapy that people could implement. Research had been…

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The saying is true: if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Well honey, business margins have been broken for YEARS, especially in today’s new cannabis industry; but these leading ladies are shaking the table! As the CEO of Women Grow, Chanda houses the largest national network of cannabis professional in the US and Canada. Her goal is connecting…

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The unregulated market does not provide the education, diversity, or consistency of strains and products necessary to provide individualized care. Marijuana is medicine. This plant-based treatment should be an accessible and affordable healthcare choice for all patients. Scientific data supports its use to treat specific ailments or conditions — research has shown, for example, that…

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